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Kingston flags 19pc rate revenue increase

KINGSTON District Council has adopted an in principle position not to proceed with the reinstatement of a council-owned boat ramp after an independent report...

Park gun removed for facelift

A WORLD War 1 field gun has been removed from Vansittart Park to undergo just its second restoration in over 100 years since it...

Penola draft town plan released

INCREASED outdoor dining, developing a "park and wander" strategy and growing Penola into a regional cycling hub are key considerations in the township's roadmap...

Bell abstains from abortion vote

MEMBER for Mount Gambier Troy Bell has defended abstaining from the final vote of the state’s historic and controversial abortion laws despite voting on...

Maritime history anchored in the Bay

IT was early 1951 when Limestone Coast resident Geoff Aslin saw the 100m-long, 3346 tonne freighter Corio shipwrecked roughly 4km from Cape Banks. 

“I was...

Lid lifted on emerging recycling plant

A NEW industry is being forged in Mount Gambier as one man declares his own "war on waste", recycling used milk bottles and damaged...

Lessons learnt from troubled past

IT IS easy to typecast Australian comedian Merrick Watts as a likeable larrikin who always radiated confidence but to do so would disregard the...

End of life care focus

VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help deliver an In Home Hospice Care (IHHC) service in Mount Gambier, supporting residents to spend their end-of-life days...

Lifeline end looms for travel agents

THE Limestone Coast travel agency sector is on its knees due to COVID-19 travel restrictions and the planned phasing out of JobKeeper payments next...

Entrance sign showcase

MOTORISTS travelling along the Riddoch Highway will soon be encouraged to take a pause in Penola with construction on the town’s long-awaited entrance markers...

Wattle Range open to merger talks

WATTLE Range mayor Des Noll says he is open to talks about council amalgamation, saying Limestone Coast local government entities would be “naive” not...

Rendelsham educator win scholarship

RENDELSHAM educator Sally Gower has been selected as one of just six scholarship recipients across Australia to participate in a professional learning program in...

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Classic weekend at Mac Park

ALL eyes will be on McNamara Park this weekend as the Mount Gambier Motorcycle Club hosts the second SA Championships since it was resurrected...