Lucindale duo deliver goods to drought-affected NSW

FATHER-SON duo John and Andrew Pilmore of Lucindale were welcomed with open arms when they arrived in a drought-affected small town in New South Wales last month Delivering groceries and grain to locals in Pooncarie[…]

Newspaper gives back to cancer support group

THE Border Watch donated 10pc of advertising revenue from a recent feature to the Limestone Coast Prostate Cancer Support Group this week. The $320 donation was accepted by group member Richard Harry, who said the[…]

Fatal crash guilty plea

A YOUNG Asian migrant has pleaded guilty to killing his friend when he crashed a vehicle whilst driving dangerously and intoxicated north of Naracoorte earlier this month. Lal Din Sang, 18, appeared via video-link in the Mount[…]

Pop-up taxation office highlights digital services

THE Australian Taxation Office will “pop-up” at Mount Gambier Marketplace next week to help residents build confidence with tax management. A pop-up shop will be on-site from September 20 to 22, providing face-to-face[…]

Robe mayor praises fracking ban

ROBE Mayor Peter Riseley has welcomed the impending legislated ban on fracking for gas in the South East for the next 10 years. The State Government has supported the bill from parliamentarian Troy Bell and Mr Riseley[…]

Agnew makes fresh council bid

SPORTING and business identity Deb Agnew has made a fresh bid for local government by nominating for Sorby Adams Ward on Wattle Range Council. She was an unsuccessful candidate for Kintore Ward at the last poll in 2014[…]

City engineering projects continue

MOUNT Gambier City Council will continue to progress engineering projects across the city during September Concrete footpath construction on Swallow Drive and Kennedy Avenue is 65pc and 50pc completed respectively.[…]

Proposed amendment to close legislation loophole

SA BEST will aim to close a loophole in legislation which allows priests who hear confessions of child abuse to avoid reporting the matter to police. MLC Connie Bonaros introduced the Statutes Amendment (Mandatory[…]

Laptop program shut down

THE Liberal State Government has cut a program which supplied free government-funded laptops for senior public high school students across South Australia The program was launched by the former Labor government[…]

Power plan subsidy

UP TO 40,000 South Australian households will have access to $100m in subsidies from October this year to pay for the installation of home battery systems The State Government has revealed details of its home battery[…]