Local News

EP Winners Announced for 2019 South Australian Training Awards

Over the weekend the winners for the 2019 South Australian Training Awards were announced including two winners from the Eyre Peninsula. 17-year-old Sophie Nuske from Sheringa and Cleve area school student was nominated for the School-Based Apprentice of the year award and was able to proudly take the award home as a...

Former Tumby Bay Footballer Wins 2019 Magarey Medal

Former Tumby Bay Footballer, Luke Partington has won the 2019 Magarey Medal as the best and fairest player in the South Australian National Football League. Partington who plays for Glenelg after being delisted by the West Coast Eagles at the end of last season polled  26 votes beating home Adelaides Paul Wilson...

Lincoln Alive To Host Suicide Prevention Day BBQ

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day which provides the opportunity to raise awareness of suicide prevention, and Lincoln Alive will be hosting an event this afternoon for locals to join. World Suicide Prevention Day is an initiative organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. In light of the day, Lincoln alive...

Hit and Run in Whyalla

Over the weekend a man was arrested following a hit and run incident in Whyalla.  On Friday evening police and emergency services were called to Smoker Street after reports that a Holden ute was doing burnouts when it collided with a female pedestrian, and the driver fled. The victim, a 33-year-old Whyalla...

K5 Rabbit Virus To Be Released this Month

This month the Department of Primary Industries and Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula will be releasing the K5 rabbit virus targeting areas along the Parnkalla Trail in the Kirton Point area, Puckridge Park, and Flinders Park.  The virus aims to combat feral rabbits which continue to have a significant impact on our...

Eyre Peninsula Tourism Sector to Grow

Last month Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment David Ridgeway and the SA Tourism Commission visited the ep to tour and see what the region's strengths are in the tourism sector.  Local tourism operators, councils and community members had the opportunity to showcase locations including Ceduna, Head of Bight, Fowlers Bay,...

Police Commence Operation Belt Up

Over the next three days Western and Eyre Peninsula police will be taking part in a statewide operation, targeting drivers and passengers who fail to wear their seat belt. Police will have a highly visible presence in various locations to encourage drivers and their passengers to wear their seatbelt. Failure to wear...

Eyre Peninsula Football Results

To sport and in Eyre Peninsula football, Eyre Peninsula Football finals continued over the weekend with Grand finals being played, in the Mid-West and Eastern Eyre competitions. West Coast Hawks played Wudinna United in Elliston for Premiership glory with the Hawks running out winners by a massive 103 points. In Kimba, the Eastern...