Local News

Woman Lights Fire on Total Fire Ban Day

Local landowners are being reminded to know the laws regarding burning off on their properties after a local woman was fined for lighting a fire on a day of total fire ban. The Port Lincoln woman was issued an expiation notice after lighting the fire on Saturday. Local Police and fire crews...

SA Ride For Sick Kids Raise Over $300,000

The final tally is in for the fundraising efforts of this year’s participants in the SA Ride for Sick Kids (RFSK). This year’s riders raised over $300,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), with local men Trent Adams and Mark Forbes managing to raise over $90,000 for the charity. The team of...

Port Lincoln Woman Blows Almost Five Times Legal Limit

A 47-year-old woman from Port Lincoln has been reported for drink driving after being stopped at Port Lincoln on Friday. At about 12.50pm on Friday 30 November, police stopped a white Subaru sedan on Dublin Street for a roadside breath test. The woman allegedly produced a blood alcohol reading of 0.230, almost...

Grease Movie Fundraiser Cancelled

The planned showing of “Grease” at the Youthoria Cinema has been cancelled with just 39 tickets pre sold out of a possible 204. The event was planned as a fundraiser for West Coast Youth & Community Support's Youth Programs team. Local Radio Stations, Magic 899 & 765 5CC together with local businesses...

Man Charged for Possession of Fire Arms and Explosive Materials

A man has been reported after a number of unregistered firearms were seized from his Cleve home late last month. On Friday 23 November, police from Cleve, Cowell and Kimba, with assistance from members of the Bomb Response Unit and Dog Operations Unit, conducted a search of a property at Cleve. The...

Port Lincoln Man Charged with Fraud Offences

Port Lincoln Detectives have charged a 51-year-old man from Port Lincoln with deception and fraud offences. Last Thursday police conducted investigations into dishonesty and fraud offences relating to the sale of rainwater tanks across the Eyre Peninsula. As a result a business premises in Port Lincoln was searched. During the search police arrested...

EP residents Urged to be Sun Smart Over Summer

With summer now officially underway, a new survey suggests many people across the Eyre Peninsula aren't doing enough to protect themselves in the sun. The research found Australians are going unprotected for half the time spent outdoors with as few as 4% always applying sunscreen in any sun exposed situation. Consultant Dermatologist,...

Port Lincoln Sports Results

To Sport and in Port Lincoln Cricket Tod River returned to the winners list on Saturday afternoon with a thrilling 6 run victory over Waybacks at Ravendale. Tod River batted first and were bowled out for just 129. Tyson Arthur top scored for Tod River with 39 with Campbell best with...

Lightning sparking multiple fires across the state

  The South Australian Country Fire Service is currently responding to multiple fires resulting from lightning strikes associated with a front that is moving across the state.We are seeing concentrated strikes in the Kangaroo Island, Clare Valley, Mid North, Lower South East and Eyre Peninsula areas at the moment.If you are...

Port Lincoln Line and Label Restaurant Recognised for Outstanding Food

Port Lincoln’s Line and Label Restaurant has been included in the world renowned publication The Traveller’s “Worlds best places to eat” list. One of the restaurants signature dishes, the Crispy Ocean Jacket Snout, was placed 16th overall of the best 21 dishes of the world in 2018. Line and Label Executive Chef...