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Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:50

Speedy shearing at Curramulka

RACING... Curramulka’s Tony Short and Peter Parsons face off in the veterans’ final.


CURRAMULKA hosted another hotly-contested Speed Shear on the weekend, featuring crowds from all over and a record number of shearers in the open competition.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:49

Plants replace trees along Graves Street

NEW PLANTS... District Council of the Copper Coast infrastructure staff members Dave Neagle, Tom Rover, Sarah Arthurs and David Poole inspect one of the newly- replanted boxes in Graves Street, Kadina.


SHOPPERS in Graves Street, Kadina, will notice a spot of colour in the planter boxes after District Council of the Copper Coast’s infrastructure staff removed the trees last Thursday, March 26.

INTEREST... Kevin Browning, Keith Zwar, brother of Max, and Kevin Graham were at the first day of auctions of the late Max Zwar’s goods.


CLOCKS, gramophones, records, scales, artwork, musical instruments, tools and vintage cars were on show during three days of auctions at Arthurton last week.

CONCEPT SKETCH... Copper Coast residents are invited to provide feedback about draft plans for the addition of a dedicated clubhouse and accommodation facilities at The Dunes Port Hughes.


CONCEPT plans for a dedicated Copperclub golf clubhouse and accommodation facilities are on display at The Deck Cafe, The Dunes Port Hughes.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:46

Cyclists ride into Wallaroo

PUSHING THROUGH... George Pantahos takes part in the Mercer SuperCycle ride, which passed through Wallaroo, where he owns property.


CYCLISTS rode into Wallaroo on Sunday, March 22, as part of a week-long cycling challenge to raise money and awareness for The Hospital Research Foundation.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:46

Aerial boxthorn control

FLYING HIGH... Helicopter delivered boxthorn control, first trialled on Eyre Peninsula, will start on southern Yorke Peninsula in early April. PHOTO: Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources


A NEW high-flying control technique for tackling African boxthorn on southern Yorke Peninsula and Wardang Island will be trialled in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:45

Young artists in showcase

SHOWCASE... Stansbury’s Brittany Aldenhoven with her piece Entrapment, which will be displayed in the 2015 SACE Art Show.


TWO of Yorke Peninsula’s recent high school graduates have had their art chosen for display in the 2015 SACE Art Show.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:43

New equipment for flora park volunteers

WORK READY... Volunteers Terry Braund and Reg Buckley have some new equipment to help with their work in Dev Patterson Flora Park, presented by Edithburgh Progress Association representatives: Neil Haddow, Terry, Carol Coulter, Reg, John Edwards and Phil Geytenbeek.


VOLUNTEERS working in the Dev Patterson Flora Park have new equipment thanks to a grant from the state government’s Volunteer Support Fund.

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:40

Pasties and crib at Kernewek Lowender

CHEF... Caterer Lyn Sawley, of Wallaroo Treasures & Treats Cafe, the venue for Poetry and Prose.


DID you know the word crib used in mines all over Australia is a Cornish word for a picnic lunch or a meal on the run?

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 15:39

Fundraiser in aid of Yorketown Hospital

TRASH ’N’ TREASURE... Julie Tonkin and Carol Blahuta sort through another box of donated items for the Giant Trunk Sale being held to support the Yorketown Hospital on April 11.


ORGANISERS of the Giant Trunk Sale supporting the Yorketown Hospital say there’s definitely an element of truth in the saying someone’s trash is someone else’s treasure.

Kadina Travel
Fraser Ellis
Bridgestone Tyre Centre
Royal Exchange Hotel
Crowell Concrete
Copper Coast Dental
YP Community Transport
Kadina Jewellers
Optom All Vision Care
SYP Motors
Spiderman YP
Yorke Valley Hotel
Star Of The Sea
GJ east
Minlaton Engineering
Ziersch Cabinetmakers
Carers & Disability
Moonta Newsagency
Barley Stacks Wines
Metal As Anything
Copper Coast Garage Doors
Coast Road Motors
Peninsula Plumbing
Loctite Self Storage