By Sally MacLeod Gus Hole kindly sponsored last week’s Stableford round when 21 ladies competed for the very generous prizes donated in memory of his mother, Lorna Hole. He has moved away from Naracoorte, so it is great to see that he is still keen to support the...
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By Chris Oldfield AN unexplained drop in mobile phone services throughout the district, Telstra profits, Optus and looming satellite mobile services are among reasons the Naracoorte Lucindale Council has rejected Telstra’s second call for ratepayer cash. But the main reason is cost-shifting and ratepayers being asked to pay for a taxpayer funded federal government responsibility. […]
By Tim Delaney, MLA Cattle: LWB 24 – LWY 238 – LWC 220 – OAY 3 Naracoorte agents offered a slight lift in cattle numbers to 485 head. Quality ranged from good to fair with the yarding made up of well presented younger cattle, a limited selection of grown steers and some well presented heifers […]
By Nasik Swami
As discussions on the Yes or No debate for the Australian Indigenous Voice referendum heat up, an elected district council mayor has cautioned the public not to take the issue lightly. Naracoorte-Lucindale mayor Patrick Ross told The News that a referendum was a “very serious matter”, and that it was vitally important […]
By Chris Oldfield During the next few years Telstra hopes to build 27 mobile phone towers throughout the region, each costing around $1.5 million. Called Connect Limestone Coast, Telstra expects to fund 25 percent of the cost itself, anticipating the Commonwealth will pick up 50 percent of the tab. It will be up to councils, […]
By Resthaven New Resthaven Limestone Coast Community Services Manager, Theresa Connor, is looking forward to sharing her 25 years of aged care experience to continue to support older people to live independently in their own homes throughout the Limestone Coast. Resthaven coordinates in-home care, social groups, and respite for carers, via their three offices at […]
By Farm Finance Co The farming game has probably been the most exciting game to be in of late. The past few years have presented a lot of opportunities; low interest rates coupled with strong commodity prices has enticed many to make the move home and complete their succession planning, provided a perfect ground to […]
By Gill Savic The AGM of Naracoorte Combined Branch of SACWA saw a change of leadership for the Branch. Past President, Mrs. Barbara Adams and Secretary Mrs. Irene Ham have both served a four year term and were thanked warmly for their excellent work and competent way members were kept informed of all the workings […]
By Anne Champness, CEO, Tatiara District Council After overcoming a few challenging hurdles in 2022, the Bordertown Medical Hub has fallen victim to the steep escalation of construction cost and interest rate increases that have plagued the building industry of late. “It is with great disappointment that Tatiara District Council received correspondence from Dr Remona […]
By Chris Oldfield ACROSS the Limestone Coast and throughout Australia, Optus and SpaceX plan to provide 100 per cent mobile coverage by the end of 2025. The deal means an Optus customer should be able to connect to Starlink’s satellites to get mobile service if an Optus network is not available. It also means Crs […]
By Jenny Dickenson Team Andrew won the Naracoorte Squash Club’s winter pennant. Andrew won 1 set against Jack who has been a consistent winner all pennant. Rowan had a convincing win over the jet-lagged Pete and Toby showed his improvement with a win against Jaspreet in 3. Ewen won his match against Chris and then […]
By Georgia Gill In Focus – Division Three Fifth placed Border Districts hosted fourth placed Lucindale and after an incredibly even first half the two sides could not be split sitting on 17 goals apiece. Led by Mahney and Sambell in goals, Borders came out firing in the third term shooting 13 goals to four […]
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