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OPINION: 2020 has not gone to plan

It’s been a funny old year. At the start of the year, I gave a lot of thought to things I wanted to get done...

LETTER: Timber workers take action against national giant

By Brad Coates - CFMMEU Greater Green Triangle District secretary THIS week saw widespread timber worker, contractor and community support across the country for...

LETTER: ‘Lock The Gate’ concern reiterated

Anthony Maney, Mount Gambier ON the Have your say page of The Border Watch (Wednesday, September 18, 2019) my concerns about the registered charity, Lock...

LETTER: Plastic Free July draws worldwide attention

Heather Heggie, Naracoorte PLASTIC Free July is once again focusing our attention globally on plastic pollution. Drowning in Plastic is a powerful documentary as shown on...

OPINION: Border communities struck in middle of state mud-slinging

GIVEN the war of words going on between Adelaide and Melbourne, maybe it is time to pull Princeland out of the history books. Mount Gambier...

OPINION: Scouting provides many life skills and leadership

BOYS and girls who join Scouts are not just better prepared than other children - new research shows they are better problem-solvers, more confident...

LETTER: Isolation helps rediscover lost treasures

Lucy Richards, Mount Gambier COMPULSORY isolation over the last few months has been responsible for the discovery of many forgotten treasures. Photos, family histories, school report...

OPINION: Some sports might benefit after COVID-19 crisis ends

LAST week a letter to the editor in this newspaper from Lucy Richards provided an insight into what the sport of tennis meant to...

LETTER: Better driver behaviour and road safety investment crucial to curbing fatalities

Scott Buchholz MP, Road Safety and Freight Transport assistant minister RARELY a day goes by the average Australian does not use a road. We’re driving on...

LETTER: Nation could lead as superpower supplier

Heather Heggie, Naracoorte ECO services are valued at $125t per annum globally and GDP is $80t globally. Loss of wetlands, reefs and land is $8t per...

LETTER: Smoking rates continue to frustrate

Colin Mendelsohn, Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association Foundation chairman and board member IN the lead up to World No Tobacco Day on Sunday May 31,...

Anger excited over lake rejuvenation proposal

AN INVESTIGATION into replenishing dried lakes with water to rejuvenate fishing and boating in the crater lakes precinct has sparked lots of debate on...

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Back in town to transform community gym

A NEW era dawns for the Millicent Gymnastics Club, with a full time coach and club manager appointed this week. Fiona McDonald will take on...