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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:17

Honesty

WHEN paying at the checkout at Drakes Foodland, Wallaroo, on December 7, I took out a $20 note from my wallet, gave it to the checkout assistant Jess and then looked in my wallet for small change.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:16

Focus on courtesy

RECENT correspondence suggests there are two types of drivers in the Copper Coast area — inconsiderate slow-coaches who travel at much less than the speed limit, and inconsiderate tailgaters who want to pass.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012 13:16

Ardrossan Carols by the Sea

I WOULD like to congratulate the organisers of the Carols by the Sea which was held on Sunday (December 16) evening at the Ardrossan foreshore.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:05

Close to home

JOURNALIST: Jenny Oldland

HOT, windy weather fuelled the flames in Friday’s fire which started near Curra­mulka and spread quickly south towards Minlaton, threatening the township.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:04

Firefighting logistics

AFTER the Minlaton fire was first reported at 12.56pm on Friday, it took only eight minutes for the Country Fire Service to issue a bushfire advice warning, 30 minutes later the service’s emergency warning was activated.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:02

Christmas weather forecast looks good

JOURNALIST: Steph Callow

FOR those planning to celebrate Christmas outdoors this year, the outlook is good with warm, dry weather expected for the big day.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 14:00

Survival plan springs into action

JOURNALIST: Jenny Oldland

SEVERAL Minlaton and Curramulka residents put their bushfire survival plans into practice for the first time during Friday’s fire.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 13:59

Teamwork for $4million leisure centre revamp

JOURNALIST: Jenny Oldland

USERS of the Copper Coast Sport and Leisure Centre are being asked to help fund a master plan for a $4million redevelopment, including a new stadium, of the complex in Kadina.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 13:58

Roadside delivery

JOURNALIST: Jenny Oldland

SLEEPING peacefully, 7-week-old Archie Joseph Spencer Cook is blissfully unaware of his dramatic arrival into the world as parents Rachel and Rick, of Minlaton, recount their frantic dash to Wallaroo hospital on October 12.

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Tuesday, 11 December 2012 13:57

Time to recognise YP’s volunteers

JOURNALIST: Sonny Coombs

VOLUNTEERS are the glue which holds the community together.

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