Travel treat

The Limestone Coast region was filled to the brim with tourists across the Easter weekend, with visitors flooding the region. Towns were overrun with...

Happy Easter on roads

Limestone Coast police have praised motorists’ behaviour in the region during the Easter long weekend. Officer in...

Lobster fishers thrown lifeline

Fishing for lobsters by professionals in winter is to be allowed for the first time in more...

Back to School program supports students

Limestone Coast community foundation Stand Like Stone recently donated 640 vouchers to 40 schools across the Limestone...
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Hall project complete

Those living in the township of Coonawarra will benefit from improved infrastructure after the completion of The Project 100: Coonawarra Community Hall upgrades. Member for...

Driver reviver well supported

Community volunteers and members of the Wattle Range Road Safety Committee staged a successful ‘driver reviver’ refreshment stop near Millicent over the Easter break....

Leadlighter reflects on art

Local retired leadlighter Gavin Tobin is recognised across the South East for his passion for creating remarkable leadlight pieces that will stand the test...

Additional ambulance support sought

Handwritten messages calling for more physical and human resources appear on an ambulance stationed at Millicent. Such messages are evident on other SA Ambulance...

City a ‘must-see’ destination

Mount Gambier has officially been announced as a finalist for the SA Top Tourism Town Award. The inaugural Tourism Industry Council of South Australia (TICSA) program is designed to recognise both well-established and emerging...

Gates open to country garden

Wattle Range councillor Rick Paltridge will open his Still Water garden near Penola over the weekend of April 24 and 25. The public are invited to view Still Water as part of the Open...

Family history group maintains status quo

There are no changes to the leadership or the nine-member committee of the Millicent-based South East Family History Group following its recent annual general meeting. The SEFHG was unable to hold its yearly forum in 2020 due to the COVID...

Cancer facility to be constructed

Limestone Coast residents will benefit from the construction of a new multi-storey integrated cancer building in Adelaide’s inner south to accommodate thousands of South Australians impacted by cancer and their families. The State Government has contributed $10m towards the new...

Additional surgeries generated

Additional theatre work has been temporarily generated at the hospitals at Mount Gambier, Millicent and Bordertown. Upgrading work at the Naracoorte Hospital is under way and should be completed by the end of June. During this time, Naracoorte patients may...

ARIA Hall of Famers to perform in region

Mount Gambier will host a performance by Australia’s home-grown heroes and ARIA Hall of Fame inductees Human Nature. The band, formed in the late 1980s, are returning to their roots, bringing together 30 years of performances for a never-before-seen intimate,...

Competition lures young anglers

The Rivoli Bay Jetties Junior Fishing Competition will be held during the first week of the April 2021 school holidays. The competition is suitable for both serious young anglers and those who have never fished before. The aim is to...

Newsmaker in headlines

A service milestone with a difference has been achieved by Wattle Range Council communications officer Megan Tilley. Instead of sharing the council news, Ms Tilley is the subject herself. It is 20 years since she joined the permanent council workforce....

Connection secure

Communities in Barker will continue to have internet connectivity during natural disasters, with the rollout of three satellite dishes by NBN Co on emergency buildings in the area. Member for Barker Tony Pasin, who chairs the Parliaments Joint Standing Committee...
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Sport

Dream run for young athlete

Young Mount Gambier athlete Hayden Crowe chased down a dream as he ran to success at the iconic Stawell Gift over an unforgettable long weekend. Competing at Australia’s richest and oldest footrace dating back to 1878, Crowe gave it his all and did not die wondering against some tough opposition. Racing against some of the best runners in the country, the 16-year-old took home an impressive...

Youngster tees up finals berth

April could end up being a memorable month for McDonald Park Primary School student and promising golfer Blake Schroder. The 10-year-old has already booked...

Ladies Club Championships contested at Attamurra

The culmination of golf over the last four weeks led to the finals of the Ladies Club Championships which were contested last week at...

Easter victory ‘well-deserved’

World renowned ultra marathon runner Kevin Mansell (pictured) has many trophies in his cabinet following his feats of running between Melbourne and Sydney and...

Consistent Goodyer claims chocolates

A consistent and speedy effort at the pointy end of the field was enough for Jock Goodyer to take home the 2021 SRA Easter...

City motorcycle club revs into action

The Mount Gambier Junior Motorcycle Club revs back to life this Sunday when the 2021 Limestone Coast Motorcycles and Small Engines Grass Track Series...

Lucindale serves up solid event

The 55th Lucindale Easter Tournament was held over the weekend in spectacular conditions at the Lucindale Country Club. With the event cancelled in 2020...