Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper - Items filtered by date: February 2018
Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:46

NYP Bowls... Some big Saturday surprises

REPORTER: Joan Hill

There were certainly some surprises in NYP bowls on Saturday, Wallaroo’s win against Kadina, Ardrossan’s convincing win against Bute and Maitland’s win against Moonta Blue among them.

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REPORTER: "NN"

Minlaton made a last-gasp effort to make the finals when it came up against top side Edithburgh but fell at the last jump by one shot.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:44

Sunday sailing at Wallaroo

What a perfect day for sailing on Sunday.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:42

Social summer soccer

The first season of social summer soccer, hosted by the Yorke Peninsula Soccer Association at Moonta Area School, kicked off on Wednesday evening, January 24.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:34

Recent rain puts farmers on weed watch

AFTER a scorching January, Yorke Peninsula experienced some unexpected rain to close the month, leaving farmers on the lookout for weeds.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:34

Agribusiness looks set for strong year

RURAL Bank’s specialist insights division, Ag Ans­wers, has turned its attention to what lies ahead for Australian farmers this year.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:28

Your View: Country people in the upper house

REGARDING the letter Regional voice from Sam Johnson (YPCT 23-1-18), stating there is not a single member of the upper house from any party who resides outside greater Adelaide.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:27

Your View: Marion Bay boat ramp

I HAVE never written a letter to the editor before; however, I feel compelled to do so. I read a very one-sided, very pro article in the paper the other day stating, in the main, the community of Marion Bay is eagerly awaiting the arrival of a super duper new boat ramp complete with rock walls and a basin.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:27

Your View: Stay the course

REGARDING Dennis Nussio’s letter (YPCT 16-1-18). I agree with Mr Nussio’s logic about Narungga becoming a marginal seat. It livens up debate and makes the aspirant MPs sweat a bit, hopefully igniting some passion, based on compassion and not privilege.

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 13:26

Your View: Rural health neglected

DURING the past 16 years of Labor government, we have seen the downgrading of country hospitals and decrease in medical services. After the failed Country Health Plan of 2008, which proposed the downgrading of 42 country hospitals, the government has continued its neglect of rural health policies by refusing to fund infrastructure projects and equipment replacement, and by hindering the recruitment of the medical workforce.

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