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Taxi Company Takes Stand Against Rock Throwers

Whyalla residents have reported a number of cases of rocks being thrown at vehicles over the last couple months, with one local company taking a stand. Drivers for Des' Taxis have voiced their concern about the behaviour, with the cab company meeting with Council and local police to address the issue....

Port Lincoln Muroto Friendship Group Celebrates 30th Anniversary

This weekend the Port Lincoln Muroto Friendship group will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in both communities, here in Port Lincoln and in Japan. In 1991 the city of Port Lincoln and the City of Muroto signed a friendship agreement that saw the two communities conduct biannual exchanges for local students...

Locals Warned of Cryptocurrency Scams

Locals are being warned of falling victim to cryptocurrency investment scams through advertisements found online, especially on social media. As a result victims have lose hundreds of dollars to fraudsters claiming to be apart of cryptocurrency platforms. Unfortunately, the websites and advertisements look convincing by featuring modern graphics, offering in-chat support and...

Simple Innovations Could Improve Health Outcomes for Millions

A new report by the Productivity Commission has identified a range of innovations that could improve the lives of regional Australians living with chronic health conditions. Around 4 in 10 Australians now live with a chronic health condition but only a small fraction are benefiting from the success of innovative programs,...

City of Port Lincoln Receives $3.46 Million for Foreshore Redevelopment Project

The funding was announced on Tuesday and comes under the state government’s major project funding of 57 projects across South Australia, which includes the proposed Port Lincoln foreshore redevelopment. The project has been in the making for several years and has expanded from the initial CBD plans to the foreshore and...

Drink Driver Crashes into Cowell School Lights

A man will appear in court after drink driving and crashing into school crossing lights at Cowell last month. In the early hours of Tuesday, February 9th, a car was traveling east on the Lincoln Highway at Cowell when it crashed into lights at the school crossing at the intersection of...

Cheapest Fuel Closest to You at Your Finger Tips

Locals can now browse for fuel bargains with the Marshall Liberal Governments real-time data, through apps that access what the nearest and best fuel price is. Motorists can look forward to ensuring they get the best bang for their buck when it comes to soaring fuel prices. All petrol retailers will submit...

Australian Farmers Leading the Charge in Reducing Emissions

Australian farmers are leading the charge in reducing greenhouse gas emissions based on the latest science and are demonstrating a way forward for policy makers. That's the message of Crawford Fund Chair, John Anderson, at a conference being held this week, including an online audience of 350 people from more than...

WCYCS Seeks Expressions of Interest for New Initiative

  West Coast Youth and Community Support are looking for expressions of interest from young people within the community to help put together Adulating Post 2020 packs for youth entering adulthood. The packs aim to help youth transition into adulthood when moving out of home, into university or relocating to another to...

Tunarama Takes Another Blow with Facebook Page Hacked

  Tunarama has copped another blow after having their Facebook page hacked. The 2021 festival was cancelled for the first time in more than 50 years, devastating the committee who had pour hearts into what would have been a festival to remember. This week the Tunarama committee found their Facebook page, with more...