Local News

Arrests following stop

Three people have been arrested in Whyalla Norrie after police stopped a car for a mobile driver test. About 11.40pm on Thursday 9 January, Whyalla Police conducted a traffic stop on a Holden Cruze travelling on Hincks Avenue at Whyalla Norrie.  Police searched the sedan and the two occupants and allegedly...

Bureau of Meteorology's Annual Climate Statement

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Annual Climate Statement; revealing that 2019 was both the warmest and driest year on record for Australia.South Australia broke records with the mean temperature in 2019 at 1.52 Celsius above average. January was the warmest month Australia has ever recorded, with Nullarbor in the...

Christmas working hours

A new survey reveals just how hard small businesses on the Eyre Peninsula have be working over Christmas and the holiday season. 49% of survey respondents said they'll only take the public holidays off, or no days at all, with nearly 4 in 10 admitting they haven't had a good break...

Eyre Peninsula Residents encouraged to screen.

New research is highlighting the importance of promoting the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program to eligible residents across the Eyre Peninsula. s campaign could prompt more than one million Australians to be screened and save around 4,300 lives over the next 40 years. The findings come off the back of a recent...

EP Summer Snokels events today and tomorrow

Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula are holding guided snorkelling tours today and tomorrow in Cowell and Tumby Bay respectively. The EP Summer Snorkels events are run in conjunction with Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries, National Parks and Wildlife Service and Inspiring SA to help make science visible within Eyre Peninsula Marine Parks through guided...

Tunarama to aid relief efforts

The Tunarama Committee has announced plans to fundraise for the CFS Bushfire appeal during the Tunarama Festival. The unanimous decision by the committee last Monday, will see the Festival committee fundraising via collection tins at a number of events within the festival, including the Parade, Tuna Toss and Fireworks, along with...

Man accused of property damage

Investigations by Port Lincoln Police have resulted in court summons being issued for a local man following an incident of public vandalism. Police will allege that at approximately 1:45am on Christmas Eve the 21 year old Port Lincoln man damaged the newly erected Tuna Poler monument located on the Port Lincoln...

Whyalla to host Marsh Community Series match

Tickets are set to go on sale later this month, for the upcoming Marsh Cup AFL Pre-Season match in Whyalla, between Port Adelaide and the Western Bulldogs. The match will be the first time Port Adelaide have played an AFL game in Whyalla, and comes following steelworks owner GFG Alliance’s partnership...

Port Lincoln to welcome Sun Princess

The seventh cruise ship of the season, the Sun Princess is set to arrive in Port Lincoln tomorrow at 11:30am.   Image: Bahnfrend   The Princess Cruises ship arriving from Western Australia, the first of two visits for the ship in the 2019/20 season, will bring two thousand passengers and more than nine hundred crew...