LIMESTONE COAST

Hand forged costume wins big

YEARS of practice and a love for traditional blacksmithing lead Clare Valley’s Thomas Cook securing best costume at this year’s Fantasy Medieval Fair. On Sunday,...

Speeders called out

Mount Gambier/ Berrin’s Sutton Avenue has been identified as one of regional South Australia’s top speeding camera locations. The road came in at number...

Care provider expands services in bigger location

An increased need for home care services in the region has seen Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services’ Mount Gambier/ Berrin office move to a...

Feeling blue over lack of loos

A Moorak resident has called for the District Council of Grant and the Department for Environment and Water to take better care of sinkholes...

Vintage vibes at vinyl fair

THE Vinyl and Retro Music Fair was a hit for all music enthusiasts and vintage lovers alike. Hundreds of records were up for grabs, from...

What’s on at the Mount Gambier Library

ANZAC Day Thursday April 25 Library open 12pm - 3pm We invite the community to make a poppy and place on the Poppy Wall. Men’s Pool – Social...

2024 Mount Gambier Medieval Fair

HUNDREDS flocked to the Mount Gambier Showgrounds over the weekend as part of the Fantasty Medieval Fair. Many dressed to impress where attendees had...

Saints march into new era

MILLICENT’s A Grade football side concluded the Western Border Football League with a historic three-peat. Now in the dawn of a new era for Limestone...

Tigers prepare to roar

THERE will be new leadership at the head of the pride for North Gambier in 2024. The Tigers’ A Grade football side enters the inaugural...

Ready to jump in

WEST Gambier will enter the inaugural Limestone Coast Football season with a point to prove. The Roos finished top of the table with just one...

Bulldogs set for better things

THE East Gambier Football Club continues its two-coach set up for the 2024 Limestone Coast Football League season, with Keith Ransom and Jake Dowdy...

Development to come to fruition

SOUTH Gambier Football Club will look to utilise the development from recent season of the young players coming up through the ranks when the...

New coach has plans for Cats

CASTERTON Sandford Football Club has made some changes leading up to the inaugural Limestone Coast Football League, with a change of coaches and several...

Elmo’s Circus Dream

FAMILIES from near and far filled the seats at the Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre on Sunday to catch a glimpse at the big red...

Stokes on a hot streak at Beer and BBQ Fest

IN the aftermath of the first ever Mount Gambier/Berrin Beer and BBQ Festival, local band Stokes has expressed its excitement and pride for their...

Generations in Jazz another success

GENERATIONS in Jazz has once again wowed the audience, both in person and online. Organiser Karyn Roberts said feedback of the event had been...

Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards Socials

MANY gathered at The Barn Palais recently to celebrate the Green Triangle Timber Industry Awards. A number of awards were given out on the night...

Generations returns to the Mount

WITH the Generations in Jazz (GIJ) Improvised Gala event held last week, event organiser Karyn Roberts said it was exciting to be able to...

Table top event biggest yet

WARHAMMER enthusiasts gathered in Naracoorte on the June long weekend to battle it out in the 23rd annual Terra Con competition. The fantasy tabletop...

Strong result overall for South Australia’s grain industry

Despite a favourable start to the 2023-24 season, below average late winter and spring rainfall in all grain producing areas limited yield potential in...

Additional funding supports primary producers

Rural Business Support has received a significant boost with the announcement of $1.7 million in additional federal government funding for its Rural Financial Counselling...

Projects focus on beneficial insects in canola

Grain growers will benefit from improved pest management strategies with the start of two new research projects focussing on beneficial insects in canola. Grains Research...

Researchers gain access to resources

Three essential ingredients for successful crop breeding are now more available than ever thanks to a new investment between the Grains Research and Development...

Multi-pronged approach to best practice spray application

Grain Producers SA (GPSA) has appointed a consultant to review options to strengthen best industry practice in a bid to address ongoing challenges around...

Optimistic start to season

South Australian farmers have started the year on an optimistic note, with the state’s rural confidence surging in the last quarter, due to reduced...

NISSAN NAVARA PRO-X DUAL CAB UTILITY

Okay. Now I’m confused. The Nissan Navara PRO-4X was replaced by the PRO-4X Warrior which in turn has recently been replaced by the much-hyped PRO-4X...

‘S’ PUTS ON JOLION GOOD SHOW

The Chinese automobile maker GWM Haval has spiced up its popular small petrol sports utility vehicle segment with the addition of a Jolion S,...

Strong fuel efficiency standards the key to $13 billion benefit for Australians

AUSTRALIANS can individually save up to $1200 a year on vehicle running costs if the federal government delivers strong fuel efficiency standards, new modelling...

TOYOTA CRUISER: NO SINKING FEELING… YET

The Toyota LandCruiser dates back to the days when such vehicles were called wagons – none of this sports utility vehicle nonsense. Unfortunately, they...

NEW MG 4 SET TO SHAKE-UP THE AUSTRALIAN EV MARKET

MG Motor will be giving Australian EV buyers their first look at its new MG4 hatchback/SUV cross when it’s revealed at the Fully Charged...

HYUNDAI ADDS PREMIUM VARIANT TO ITS STARIA VAN

Hyundai has added a new Premium variant to its Staria Load range with additional safety, technology and convenience features. Just to set the scene, Staria...

Mining jobs plentiful for SA

MINING jobs were highly advertised in South Australia in the last quarter of 2023, with 40 per cent of those advertised jobs located in...

Using proper language when talking about disability

As our society progresses into a more inclusive and welcoming environment, it is important that we make a conscious effort to ensure the language...

One million drums and counting

If all the plastic AgVet containers Noel Bubner has processed for recycling were laid side by side, they would stretch from Balaklava to Adelaide,...

Seniors delay doctors visits due to cost

New research from National Seniors Australia suggests 68 per cent of older people have recently gone without or hesitated to access essential healthcare...

New Premium Rooms Open at Resthaven Mount Gambier

Four newly-built premium single rooms will be available at Resthaven Mount Gambier from mid-November, following a renovation at the home at 24 Elizabeth Street. Manager...

Monash study shows gut fibre may help skin allergies

A study conducted by Monash University has found that microbial fermentation of dietary fibre in the gut can protect against allergic skin disease. Published in...

It’s showtime!

THE Millicent Show returns next weekend with three days of events, trade stalls and sideshows - after having been cancelled last year due to...

Call for volunteers

MOUNT Gambier St John SA volunteers are encouraging local community members to get involved with the charity organisation. The organisation received about five applications...

Mobile wardrobe for people in need

CLIENTS of ac.care’s diverse services had the opportunity to collect a free set of clothes when a mobile wardrobe on wheels visited the Limestone...

Garden award given to dedicated locals

TWO decades of hard work has paid off for Penola’s Neville and Jo Dixon as they recently received the annual Garden of the Year...

Recycled clothing on sale

PENOLA Coonawarra residents will have the opportunity to clean out their wardrobe whilst raising funds with the Recycled Clothing Sale going ahead once again...

Positive Covid-19 test in Mount Gambier

SOUTH Australian chief public health officer Nicola Spurrier has announced a 40-year-old woman has tested positive for Covid-19 in Mount Gambier. Professor Spurrier told...

Robe’s future in your hands

The District Council of Robe is calling for community feedback on two important draft documents helping to outline the town's future. The Draft Strategic...

Grand success for Fantasy Medieval Fair

MORE than 4000 people walked through the gates of the Mount Gambier Showgrounds over the weekend with many donning medieval outfits. The 2024 Mount Gambier...

New office space for grief counsellor

A CHANGE in circumstances has prompted In Home Hospice Care (IHHC) to pursue a dedicated office space for grief counsellor Glenny Tiller. After reaching...

Market Reports

Total Yarding: 1441 (+524) MOUNT GAMBIER CATTLE Numbers rose his week at Mount Gambier as agents yarded 1,441 head of liveweight and open auction cattle. These...

Mystery men

MOUNT Gambier History Group is hoping locals can help name people in a large number of photos. Today we have two well dressed men, but...

Good News for You: Sliding Doors and Gratitude

A school reunion lunch in February brought ten of us together from the 1954 prep class. Barely resembling our school photos, we shared some...

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Hand forged costume wins big

YEARS of practice and a love for traditional blacksmithing lead Clare Valley’s Thomas Cook securing best costume at this year’s Fantasy Medieval Fair. On Sunday,...

Speeders called out