Local News

Coffin Bay's Biggest Morning Tea Raises Over $1000

Coffin Bay’s Biggest Morning Tea was a complete success on Friday with an impressive turn out that saw over a thousand dollars raised.  Fi Gordon from Coffin Bay post and Trade hosted the event in conjunction with the Coffin Bay Pharmacists’s, Dilip Rana, fifth-anniversary celebrations. The day saw the coffin Bay community...

Funds Needed to Protect and Rebuild Sheoak Grassy Woodlands

The Eyre Peninsula Natural Resources Management Board is inviting expressions of interest from landholders in WildEyre area, from Streaky Bay to Mount Hope, to generate funding of up to $50,000 to protect Sheoak Grassy Woodlands.  The Eyre Peninsula in the past had large and significant areas of Sheoak grassy Woodlands that...

Locals Reminded to Take Care When Voting

Eyre Peninsula residents are being reminded to take extra care to make sure their vote counts in the Federal Election.  Voters will be given a green ballot paper for the House of Representatives and a white ballot paper for the Senate. Evan Ekin-Smyth from the Australian Electoral Commission is warning voters...

Walk Safely to School Day 2019

This Friday is National Walk Safely to School Day (17 May) which encourages students, parents and carers on the Eyre Peninsula to take steps towards a healthier future.  It comes as new research shows 86% of kids believe physical activity is important but only 12% are hitting the recommended sixty minutes...

Port Lincoln Footy Results 11/05/19

Over the weekend and in round three of the Port Lincoln Football league Tasmans, top of the ladder, thrashed Lincoln south with a total score of 21 goals 16, 142 to 6 goals, 9, 45.  Mallee Park 19 goals, 12, 126 came out as winners beating Bostons 10 goals, 8, 68 Wayback...

Flu Sweeping the EP

The outbreak of the flu has come in hard and fast this year with up to 10 people dying from influenza in South Australia so far and Eyre Peninsula residents are being encouraged to be vigilant around avoiding the flu.  Although there are no exact numbers on cases of the flu,...