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Fantastic plastic initiative

KILOS of plastic waste is being recycled by an innovative Tenison Woods College program as the site adopts a range of new measures to...

Fire season on region’s doorstep

A SENIOR Country Fire Service officer has urged the Limestone Coast community to act fast and ensure they are prepared for this year’s fire...

College students shine in city

A PAIR of former Mount Gambier residents have made history at an Adelaide boarding school by jointly winning a major honour. St Mark’s College’s highest...

Retailers reject extended hours

MILLICENT’S unique trading hour regime was relaxed during the state’s three-day lockdown, allowing the town’s two regulated supermarkets to trade around the clock. But...

Mount Gambier tourism hotspots visited by cheeky elves and adventurous Santas

A REIDY Park Primary School Year 3 class has put a festive twist on several Mount Gambier attractions without ever leaving the school grounds. Students...

Animal lover aims for lasting legacy

A LOVER of furry friends is calling on the community to help raise $20,000 to provide a permanent funding channel for Limestone Coast animal...

$1.1m boost for forestry fire safety

NEW fire detection technology and the upgrade of fire-spotting towers across the Limestone Coast forestry estate will be funded as part of a $1.1m...

Liberal MP lashes State Government for lockdown ‘overreaction’

LIBERAL MP Nick McBride has struck out at his government’s hard lockdown as an overreaction to one person, saying a thorough investigation should have...

ISOLATION IDEAS: Fun and fitness from home as lockdown lift looms

SOUTH Australia's six-day COVID-19 Stay at Home order will end early at 12.01am Sunday but the remainder of lockdown doesn't have to mean forgoing...

Supermarkets stripped bare amid lockdown announcement

A LIMESTONE Coast supermarket recorded its busiest day in its seven decade history on Wednesday as a surge of people flocked to stock up...

Mental health challenges laid bare

MENTAL health advocates Mary O’Brien and Ben Brooksby were both inspired to drive change in regional communities after firsthand experience with the challenges and...

Bulk of Blue Lake path back to two-way traffic, Bay Road remains one-way

MOUNT Gambier’s scenic Blue Lake walking path returned to two-way foot traffic from Tuesday, scaling back the clockwise direction requirement introduced in April as...

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Community help needed for charity handbag drive

HANDBAGS full of hygiene essentials and luxury items for women in need are starting to pile up at two Mount Gambier collection points -...

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