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2019 FAME Award Success

On Friday the 2019 Film and Music entertainment awards took place at the Nautilus arts theatre with the room filled with jazz and piazza.  The night hosted by Emma Peddle and Andy Seymour provided wonderful live music from the city band and joined by local music teachers and music students from...

28-Year-Old Driver Caught Drink Driving

A drink driver has lost his licence on the spot for six months after being caught at Port Lincoln.   Just after midnight on Monday 29 July, police stopped a vehicle in Saint Andrews Place, Port Lincoln for a mobile driver test.  The driver, a 28-year-old Port Lincoln man, recorded a blood alcohol...

EP Hospice Fundraiser Dinner

The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation Board will be hosting a fundraiser at the Port Lincoln hotel next month to raise money for the EP Hospice Service who provide out of hours and weekend support for terminally ill patients.  The service provides 24-hour care to those who wish to remain in their...

Locals Reminded to Apply for Aus Post Grants

Not-for-profit organisations on the Eyre Peninsula are being reminded to apply for up to $10,000 through the Australia Post Community Grants program.  The grants aim to support projects and services that address local needs, strengthen social connections and reduce barriers to participating in community life. Michelle Skehan from Australia Post says...

Variety SA Runaway Brides Reach 100k Target

The Variety SA Runaway Brides car MLC have reached their $100,000k target for this years Bash after tireless fundraising and support from the Eyre Peninsula Community.  The brides set themselves an ambitious target for the year holding multiple fundraising events throughout the year including St. Patricks Day at the Beer Garden...

Airport Lane $90,000 Road Upgrade Still a Driver Hazard

Locals living around the Wangary area have risen concerns about the recent $90,000 road upgrade to Airport Lane that is said to still be a hazard for drivers.  The Lower Eyre District Council recently upgraded the dirt road that runs between Coffin Bay and Wangary and has cost taxpayers thousands of...

Locals Urged to have their Hearing Checked to Get the Best Out of Life

The sound of a Kookaburra (76%) and the didgeridoo (50%) have been identified by regional Australians as the sounds which best represent our nation.  More than a third of regional residents named the Mr. Whippy ice cream van as a favourite childhood sound, with a quarter saying the sound of a...

New Anti Smoking Campaign to Encourage Smokers to Quit

A new anti-smoking campaign has been launched with the first ads to air today in a bid to encourage smokers to reflect on their smoking behaviours and take the first steps towards living a healthy, smoke-free life.   Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade said for the first time, the State...

Port Lincoln Football Results Round 11

To Sport and in Port Lincoln football, Saturdays Round 11 saw tight games between all teams, Lincoln South 14.11-95 defeated Boston 13.10-88 Mallee Park 15.11-101 took home the win by only 8 points against Marble Range 15.3-93. And Wayback 14.6-90 won against Tasman 119.-75 who lost their second game for the season.

Eyre Western Police Conduct Operation Eyre Safe

Yesterday Eyre Western Police conducted a road safety operation at Lincoln Gap in the Northeastern part of the Eyre Peninsula where police had a positive outcome of zero drink drivers out of almost 700 tests.  The operation was in response to the increase of heavy vehicle on the roads with every...