Local News

Youths apprehended following break in

Four youths were apprehended by police after allegedly breaking into a classroom at the Port Lincoln Junior Primary School. Security and police patrols responded after silent alarms activated at the school grounds about 11.30am on Friday 3 January. Police caught the four youths running from the scene. An 11-year-old boy, a 12-year-old boy, a...

Drink Driver 4x Over The Limit

A Whyalla Stuart man has lost his licence for a minimum of 12 months after he allegedly registered a blood alcohol reading four times over the legal limit. Just before 4am on Tuesday 14 January, a Whyalla police patrol stopped the man driving a Nissan 4WD on Brook Street for a...

Free Training coming to Streaky Bay

A free training opportunity is set to come to Streaky Bay Next Month. Mates in Construction and Country SA Public Health Network are holding a general awareness Training session at the Streaky Bay Visitor centre on Tuesday the 18th of February. The training session is designed to provide practical knowledge and tools...

Rivalry put aside for greater good.

The clubs of the Whyalla’s Football League are set to unite at the Marsh Cup AFL pre-season match at Bennett Oval, putting aside 100 years of rivalry. The six affiliated clubs of the WFL will come together on March 7th and celebrate the league’s 100th anniversary at the AFL match. The clubs will be...

NBN Co is coming to Port Lincoln for Tunarama.

Figures show that NBN Take up in Port Lincoln is lower than in other Spencer Gulf centres like Whyalla and Port Pirie. Head of NBN Local SA/NT Tim Saul said there were more than 100 providers offering NBN plans and believed the competition had created good value options for everyone from...

Southern Blue Ring sightings

Port Lincoln City Council has urged caution around the Port Lincoln Foreshore following reported sightings of blue ring octopus in the area. The sightings, near the town jetty and along the foreshore are quite common, and in their resting state the Southern Blue Ringed octopus they are well camouflaged, with a...

Womans Football in 2020

The Port Lincoln Football club is currently seeking expressions of interest for Womans football the 2020 season. The third year of the competition will include a new open grade for players over 15 and over, with an under fifteens comp for players as 12 to fifteen. The Competition is pegged to...

Grants Funding Available

Grants funding applications are currently open for Eyre Peninsula Community groups under the Highways and Byways, A Community of Service. The Grants of up to three thousand dollars are available to organisations and groups based within the Eyre Peninsula, with this years theme ‘Nourishing our Land and our Communities.’ Locals are encouraged...

Community Breakfast on the horizon

City of Port Lincoln and Eyre Peninsula Broadcasters invite the community to celebrate Australia Day with an Australia Day Community Breakfast to be held on the Port Lincoln Foreshore on Sunday 26 January 2020 from 7am to 9.30am. From 10am the official Australia Day proceedings will commence with a Flag Raising...

Property Recovered

Stolen property has been recovered in Whyalla following Police Investigations Two youths have been charged over the theft of a motorbike from a Whyalla shed on Christmas Eve. Between 2.30pm on Christmas Eve and 7am on Christmas Day, a Honda CR50 motorcycle was stolen from a shed in Choat Street, Whyalla Norrie. Following...