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Red Cross Mobile Blood Donor Centre Coming To Port Lincoln

The Australian Red Cross Mobile Blood Donor Centre is coming to Port Lincoln later this month and locals are being encouraged to roll up their sleeves and support the cause. Every donation of blood has the potential to save multiple lives and will be used to treat a diverse range of...

Business February In Eyre Peninsula Agriculture

February is a busy month in Agriculture across the region with the Minnipa Ag Centre releasing its latest Ag events calendar.  The first major event of the month is planned for February 19th with the first of a series of Chain of responsibility information sessions to be held in Cleve.  This will...

EP Senior Cricket Team Goes Down In Country Carnival

The Eyre Peninsula senior cricket team has suffered two losses from its first two matches of this year’s state Country championships in Adelaide.  On Monday the Eyre Peninsula took on Fleurieu and Districts at Port Adelaide reserve.  Fleurieu batted first and was bowled out for 155 with Shannon Larwood taking 4 wickets...

Small Business Fair Coming In February

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey MP will host a Small Business Fair in Port Lincoln later this month.  Mr. Ramsey said the Small Business Fair will help existing businesses tap into timesaving incentives and Federal Government initiatives.  It also aims to give those looking to start their own small business a...

Back To School Vouchers Going Out This Month

The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation (EPCF) will begin distributing Back to School Vouchers around Eyre Peninsula later this month.  The total value for the vouchers for 2019 is expected to be just over $33,000.  The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation has been delivering Back to School Vouchers on Eyre Peninsula to those in...

Registrations Open For 2019 SA Youth Parliament

Young people on the Eyre Peninsula with a keen interest in politics are encouraged to consider joining the 2019 South Australia Youth Parliament program.  The South Australia Youth Parliament is a non-partisan program providing a platform for young people aged between 15 and 25 years old to voice their views on...

Nominations Open For SA Training Awards

Those involved in the skills and training industry on Eyre Peninsula are encouraged to nominate for the 2019 SA Training Awards. Nominations for this year’s awards are now open. The SA Training Awards aim to recognize South Australia’s Vocational Education and Training (VET) champions.  Minister for Industry and Skills David Pisoni said the...

Tickets Available For Sportsperson Of The Year Awards Dinner

Tickets are still available for the Lower Eyre Peninsula Sports Person of the Year Awards dinner to be held later this month.  A total of 27 Finalists were announced last week in the three awards categories.  General Manager of Radio Station Magic 899 and 5CC Darren Allard said that the awards celebrate...

Record Number of Cruise Ships For February

A record number of cruise ships are set to sail into South Australia this month, signalling a bumper season for local tourism operators and other businesses worth more than $118 million for the state’s economy. Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, David Ridgway, said 36 cruise ships across the state will...

Community Wellbeing Workshop To Be Held In Tumby Bay

Tumby Bay residents are invited to attend a Community Wellbeing Workshop in early March.  The workshop will address community issues such as mental wellbeing, Identifying and reducing risk factors to mental health, Suicide prevention and family support.  The session is targeted at emerging and established community leaders, business owners, health professionals and...