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Community is important in cardiac arrest prevention

Ceduna community paramedic Alex Mckenzie said he was “heartened” by the amount of defibrillators present at local businesses and organisations during a recent sweep of the town.He is in the process of creating a database which would be used by Triple Zer

Friday, 18:42 in Regional
 

Streaky Bay residents reminded of new dog and cat laws

Dog and cat owners in the Streaky Bay area are being reminded to prepare for new laws which will take effect from next July.Dog and Cat Management Board chairperson Dr Felicity-ann Lewis said the new laws would help cut down on unwanted litters, return l

Friday, 17:26 in Regional
 

Organisers raring to go for Oysterfest

Oysterfest organiser Annette Plane said she cannot wait to see how this year’s event comes together after a prolonged preparation period. Last year’s major storm caused an untimely cancellation of the festival but that break allowed organisers time for a

Friday, 16:48 in Regional
 

Lighting upgrade a positive for Penong

Penong Progress Association president Tony Shipard said the street lighting upgrade will provide a boost for the town.The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) earlier this week announced it would improve road safety along the Eyre

Friday, 13:21 in Regional
 

Journey to return remains

Kyancutta man Ned Luscombe wants to return what he believes are Aboriginal remains to their rightful place.His grandfather, Robert Bedford, established the Kyancutta Museum in the late 1920s and according to Mr Luscombe, was a relentless collector and tr

Thursday, 17:40 in Regional
 

Operations up and running at Port of Thevenard

A return to operations at the Port of Thevenard was signalled on Thursday with the arrival of the CSL Reliance.Flinders Ports’ announced on Wednesday that the port had reopened following the completion of repair work, having been shut since late June. Wi

Thursday, 17:40 in Regional
 

GALLERY | Western Districts trophy winners

Here are the netballers and footballers who have won awards for Western Districts in 2017.

Thursday, 16:39 in Sport
 

Man arrested after Ceduna break in

A 40-year-old Ceduna man has been arrested in relation to an alleged home invasion in Ceduna early Friday morning.Shortly after midnight three adults staying in a house on Handtke Drive in Ceduna were alerted to a disturbance at the front of their premis

Wednesday, 15:59 in Regional
 

Repair work at Port of Thevenard complete

The Port of Thevenard was reopened today after repair work was completed and will receive its first ship tomorrow.Flinders Ports’ announced in a statement on Wednesday that the ship-loading operations at the port were due to recommence this week after th

Wednesday, 15:17 in Regional
 

GALLERY | Hot air balloon grounded but still a hit with students

Ceduna Area School students were treated to a hot air balloon demonstration from the Royal Australian Air Force on Wednesday. Windy conditions meant the balloon could not be inflated or take to the air in its visit to Ceduna as originally planned, howeve

Wednesday, 13:49 in Regional
 

Nursing students experience break in at Ceduna

A group of nursing students had the shock of their lives after a break-in at their temporary accommodation in Ceduna early Friday morning.Student Matthew Dollard said he and two other students were inside the house on Handtke Drive celebrating the end of

Wednesday, 11:52 in Regional
 

Ceduna ambulance celebrates 50 years

Celebrations will take place next weekend to celebrate 50 years of ambulance services in Ceduna.Festivities for the half-century of Ceduna’s ambulance brigade will coincide with Oysterfest and all are welcome to attend. Past and present members of SA Amb

Wednesday, 10:44 in Regional
 

Massacre wording to stay

THE Elliston District Council has decided to keep the word ‘massacre’ in the wording for a plaque on a monument on the Elliston Coastal Trail recognising the deaths of Aboriginal people in the area in 1849.However the council will take a proposal back to

Wednesday, 10:16 in Regional
 

West Coast fishers to face industry change

The president of the West Coast Professional Fishers Association (WCPFA) says marine scale fishermen will adapt to changes made to industry regulations and work toward an efficient fishery.Primary Industries and Regions SA notified licence holders recent

Tuesday, 22:16 in Regional
 

West Coast power performance discussed

The need for meeting performance requirements and for short and long term solutions was shared by West Coast councils in a meeting in Port Lincoln last week.Groups including SA Power Networks, Electranet and Energy Security for South Australia Working Pa

Tuesday, 20:17 in Regional
 
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