Milk plant starts production

PRODUCTION of powdered milk has started at the state-of-the-art Union Dairy Company milk plant, launching new competition in the region’s milk market. Production has exceeded expectations, […]

Priest welcomes peaceful plebiscite

PENOLA’S Anglican priest father John Thompson has condemned negativity and violence towards same-sex couples in the region. However, he has stated he would not conduct a […]

Protesters rally at drill site

DOZENS of protesters rallied at the entrance of Beach Energy’s $12m new conventional drilling site on Sunday where a blockade was set up by police and […]

Machinery moves to gas drilling site

EARTHMOVING works at Beach Energy’s proposed Haselgrove 3 conventional gas exploratory well site south of Penola are now under way. Heavy machinery moved onto the state-owned […]

Gas mining answers demanded

THE Penola community is searching for reassurance the Limestone Coast’s future will not be tainted after the announcement of Beach Energy’s Haselgrove 3 conventional gas well’s […]

Cellar doors wide open

TOURISTS and locals eager to taste the region’s iconic wines are continuing to enjoy the diverse Cellar Dweller events in Coonawarra held throughout July. Upstairs at […]

Penola winter destination hot spot

TOURIST numbers in Penola are booming these school holidays as national and international visitors discover the town’s treasures. Numbers visiting the historical town have increased from […]

Lions leader appointed

THE Penola Lions Club held their 51st changeover on June 30 where 53 members and guests celebrated the conclusion of another successful year. The changeover, held […]

Antarctic Explorer honoured

PENOLA students have united to ensure Penola-born polar explorer John Riddoch Rymill is honoured as part of Australia’s new icebreaker competition, which could see them be […]