Local News

Colour Tumby Street Art Festival Recognised on National Scale

On Wednesday night the Tumby Bay Street Art Festival was awarded as the 2019 Best Street Art festival at the Australian Street Art Awards that was held in Queensland, giving the small community some recognition on a national scale. The Festival in April saw 11 street artists from across the globe...

50 Years of SA Ab Divers Blowing Bubbles

A new book is due to be launched next week in celebration of the South Australian Abalone Industries 50h Anniversary. The book titled AB Yarns: 50 years of blowing bubbles created by the Abalone Industry Association of SA highlights the history and legends of the western zone abalone fishery. The publication tells...

Port Lincoln Carols On the Foreshore 2019

Next month the annual carols on the foreshore will take place in Port Lincoln in conjunction with the twilight markets. The carols organised by the churches of Port Lincoln and the Port Lincoln Community Bank will see local dancers, bands, kids choirs and singers perform Christmas carols to the local community. Free...

Getting Your Recyclables Right

The Cleve District Council are reminding local residents of items that can and cannot be recycled following a spike in contaminated items found within the communities recycling bins. While there can be a lot of confusion around what does and doesn’t go into recycling bins the council are advising locals that...

Port Lincoln Community Crime Forum

Local police are seeking public views on crime and community safety in the Port Lincoln area and will be holding a crime forum. The crime forum will see police inform the community on what they are currently doing about crime and community safety and highlight current policing issues that are occurring...

Port Lincoln Drink & Drug Drivers Detected this Week

Melbourne cup day saw three drink and drug drivers caught in Port Lincoln. On Tuesday afternoon police were undertaking a driver testing site on the Lincoln Highway when a 49-year-old man from Seaford Rise returned a positive reading of 0.068. The driver on his provisional licence was issued an expiation notice. Later that...

PL Bendigo Bank Community Grants Program Award Presentation

Tonight the Port Lincoln Bendigo Bank Branch will hold their AGM and Community grants Program award presentation at Ravendale Sporting Complex, celebrating almost one hundred and fifty thousand dollars in grants. Bendigo Bank has given 12 organisations grants out of 21 to undertake valuable projects in our local community. Business Manager Phil...

Small Businesses Urged to Stay on Top of Debt

Small businesses on the Eyre Peninsula have been warned to stay on top of outstanding debts as a new report points to growing uncertainty around the economy. It shows 64% of Australian small business owners are confident about the current state of their business, yet there has been a 15% decline...

Port Lincoln RSPCA Get back on their Feet Following Break-in

Following a heartless break-in last month at the Port Lincoln RSPCA, the shelter are running a raffle to recover some of the funds that were stolen.   During mid-October, thieves broke into the building on Windsor Avenue and escaped with a safe containing $1500 in donations, an iPad and phone. During the...

Port Lincoln SES Crew Join Movember

This month members of the Port Lincoln SES are joining Movember to help raise awareness and money for men’s mental health. SES members Scott Anderson, Steve Todd and Alex Trager will be growing a moustache to encourage people to raise the topic of men’s mental health. On Average 1 in 8 men...