City’s firefighters put to the test

THE city’s retained firefighters learnt improved methods to control conditions when battling structural fires during an intensive training program this week. Mount Gambier’s old recycling depot […]

Abandon ship?

AN INDEPENDENT consultant has recommended dramatically scaling back services at the Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre following a comprehensive review of the city’s visitor information […]

Region inspires sea shanties

COMPOSING traditional sea shanties inspired by the Shipwreck Coast, Adam Hardcastle immersed himself in the life of a 19th century Portland resident last month. Eating a […]

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Probus birthday luncheon

MEMBERS of Gambier City Ladies Probus Club celebrated the club’s 23rd birthday at Attamurra Golf Club. Guest speaker Graham Greenwood OAM entertained guests before attendees enjoyed […]

Disability hub to create jobs

UP TO 500 full time jobs will be created across the Limestone Coast over the next few years to support the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).[…]

Highways lined to lock the gates

REGIONAL gas mining opponents lined the region’s highways on Saturday as part of a national roadside protest to ‘lock the gate’ to invasive gas mining. While […]

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NAIDOC Culture Day

AROUND 500 school students and community members flowed through Pangula Mannamurna to celebrate NAIDOC Culture Day. Attendees reflected on the history and achievements of Aboriginal and […]

Cultural celebration

MOUNT Gambier’s Muslim community gathered at St Paul’s Church Hall on Saturday evening to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the feast that marks the end of Ramadan. Eid […]

Green initiative

MOUNT Gambier City Council outdoor caretakers have ‘planted the town green’ this month as they increase the city’s street tree population by around 300 trees. City […]

Rate proposal denied

A PROPOSED amendment to Mount Gambier City Council’s 2017/18 budget was knocked back during council’s final budget meeting on Wednesday evening as elected members cast their […]