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Local Musician Creates Unique Guitars from Recycled Materials

A Local Port Lincoln man has taken his passion for music to a new level with his creative ability to make musical instruments out of just about anything including guitars from cricket bats, bike chains and biscuit boxes.  Craig Koen is an Eyre Peninsula musician and was recently acknowledged in the...

Port Lincoln SES Announce New Aqua Boat Lift

The Port Lincoln State Emergency services have announced the arrival of their new Aqua Boat Lift that was officially operational over the weekend.  An Aqua lift is a water tool that helps lift boats out of the water causing no unnecessary damage to other equipment and waterways and does not need...

Northern EP Health Force Build Alliance

Health professionals across the Eyre Peninsula are teaming up to build a stronger health force on the Northern parts of the region as some towns are still struggling without the basic needs of local health care.  Up to 9000 Eyre Peninsula residents have limited access to key health care such as...

More Than Half of Young Aussies Experience Cyber Bullying

Young people on the Eyre Peninsula are being urged to speak up and seek help if they're being bullied online.  It comes as a national survey reveals more than 1 in 2 young Australians, approximately 53%, have experienced some form of cyberbullying. While young people can experience physical and verbal abuse at...

SA Snapper Stocks in Jeopardy

New scientific research has revealed that South Australia’s treasured snapper stock levels are in a dire state and in need of drastic action.    The latest snapper science from SARDI, released yesterday paints a bleak picture of the snapper stocks in South Australian gulfs with an 87% decrease in stocks in...

EP Football and Netball Leagues Play Mental Health Breakthrough Round

This weekend is set to see the Eyre Peninsula Mental Health Breakthrough round take place across the region with all 6 football and netball leagues to play a game in spirit of mental health this Saturday. The round encourages those within the sporting community to lift the stigma and make it...

Code Blue Called For Regional SA

Weather conditions across the state are expected see temperatures drop over the coming few nights triggering a code blue for regional areas.  A code blue is a government response to extreme weather conditions that helps people sleeping rough and gives them access to shelter during predicted cold overnight temperatures. Affected areas will...

Small Businesses Struggle to Keep on Top of Digital Marketing

A new study suggests small business owners on the Eyre Peninsula may need help to improve their digital marketing skills and financial literacy.  The national survey found a third of small business owners (35%) need help with online marketing and a similar number (30%) with issues like tax, accounting and budgeting....

The Eyre Peninsula's Slice of the State Budget

This week the state budget has been released with a few significant allocations set for the Eyre Peninsula including a substantial sum for the road network, airports and the Dog Fence.  The region is set to see a total of $125 million to address issues that lie on the back of...

Investigations Lead to Arrests

Following several incidents that have occurred over the past months including robberies at Port Lincoln venues and also the theft of firearms in Tumby Bay police have confirmed investigations.  Recently there were three robberies include Port Lincoln Pubs and a service station robbery. Port Lincoln Police officer Superintendent Paul Bahr says that...