Jenny Oldland

Jenny Oldland

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Tuesday, 16 June 2015 14:54

Helping Nepalese orphans

HAPPIER TIMES... Volunteers Kay Barlow, of Yorketown, and Regina Bishop, of Adelaide, with the children of Helpless Colony orphanage near Kathmandu during their trip to Nepal as part of a Volunteer Alliance program in 2010. A fundraiser next week will help provide the orphans with food, water and clothing after they were left with very little because of the earthquakes which have devastated the country.

 

KAY Barlow, of Yorke­town, and friend Regina Bishop volunteered with the staff and children at the Helpless Colony orph­anage near Kathmandu, Nepal, as part of a Volunteer Alliance program in 2010.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 14:53

Planning to boost region’s workforce

INDUSTRY LEADERS... Yorke Peninsula Industry Leaders Group chairperson Erica Dearlove, Southern Flinders ILG chairperson Brenton Badenoch, Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North CEO Kelly-Anne Saffin, Mid North ILG chairperson Nick Mellow and Department of State Development representative Alex Reid at the meeting to discuss plans to help boost the region’s workforce. PHOTO: Kiera James, Northern Argus.

 

INDUSTRY Leaders Groups from Yorke Peninsula, Mid North and Southern Flinders met in Clare last month to workshop ideas for boosting the region’s workforce.

Wednesday, 10 June 2015 14:28

Fishcare volunteer rewarded for service

PASSIONATE VOLUNTEER... An enthusiastic fisherman with a passion for promoting sustainable fishing practices and protecting the coastal environment, Rex Saunders, of Moonta Bay, with has the Premier’s Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Service.

 

MOONTA Bay’s Rex Saunders unexpectedly found himself in the spotlight whilst attending the 20th anniversary celebrations of the Fishcare program during National Volunteers week.

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:58

Port Julia faces its judgement day

JUDGEMENT DAY... Taking in the view along the Port Julia walking trail are Port Julia Progress Association representatives Roger Underwood and Kevin Ising, NRM Northern and Yorke community team member David Sloper, Australian Clean Beaches judge Averil Bones and KESAB community engagement program manager Alex Hammett.

 

PORT Julia turned it on for Australian Clean Beaches award judge Averil Bones on Tuesday, May 26.

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:51

Counting cost of rubbish clean up

EXPENSIVE DUMP... The cost to remove five truckloads of rubbish illegally dumped on Green Plains Road has been estimated at $15,000 with Yorke Peninsula Council currently investigating leads found on site in an effort to identify the offenders.

 

YORKE Peninsula Council is facing an indicative cost of $15,000 to clean up an illegal rubbish dumping site along Green Plains Road, north of Arthurton.

Tuesday, 02 June 2015 14:35

Making a career of comedy and cabaret

ALL-ROUNDER... Warooka’s Emily Taheny is carving out a career doing what she loves in the sometimes unpredictable entertainment industry. PHOTO: Kelly Gardner

 

CREATING some very funny characters and holding a decent tune has allowed Warooka’s Emily Taheny to carve out a successful career as an actress, comedian and singer.

PEOPLE looking to provide input about recreational fishing experiences, including the placement of a new artificial reef, only have 10 days left to share their ideas.

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 16:44

Edithburgh tidal pool working party

WORKING TOGETHER... Edithburgh Progress Association representatives John Edwards and Keryn Dawes, and Cr Darren Braund, members of a working party which will work on a long-term plan for the Edithburgh tidal pool.
EDITHBURGH Progress Association and Yorke Peninsula Council will work together to ensure the future of the town’s tidal pool.
Tuesday, 19 May 2015 15:09

Port Julia going for gold

FINE TUNING... Port Julia Progress Association members Perry Woodward and Kevin Ising met with Yorke Peninsula Council operations manager Stephen Goldsworthy (middle) to fine tune the town’s clean beaches submission in the lead-up to the visit by national judge Averil Bones.

 

PORT Julia is about to have its moment in the national spotlight when it takes on five other national finalists for the Aust­ralian Clean Beaches Award.

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 15:06

Ideas come flooding in

WORKSHOP... YP Council operations manager Stephen Golds­worthy discusses flooding issues with local Glenn Moreton and project consultant Mark Western at the Coobowie coastal risk workshop.

 

A STUDY led by Yorke Peninsula Council to identify and map coastal flooding risks has received widespread support.

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