Local News

Berri Parking Restrictions Re-assessed

Berri residents are encouraged to familiarise themselves with parking restrictions, as the Berri Barmera Council plans to increase policing of timed parks. Recent audits have been undertaken looking into the demand for parking in peak hours and strategies to improve the situation.The Council has sought to increase the policing of current...

Local Rower Represents Nation

Another local is getting his name out there, with a National selection. Alex Hill is a local rower and has been selected to represent the Country at the Open World Championships.The competition is on this August in Amsterdam, and Hill joins an experienced team from around the Nation.He will also compete...

Renmark Classic This Sunday

Runners, walkers and those just out for a good time, will gather in Renmark this Sunday. The Mother's Day Classic Fun Run will be on at Jarrett Memorial Gardens, raising awareness and raising money for breast cancer research.Local runners are encouraged to get involved in the 6km run, but anyone can...

Reginal Committee Will Benefit Riverland

The recently established Regional Affairs Committee will give the Riverland and Mallee a strong platform to raise local issues. State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has created the internally working committee, to stress the importance of Regional Development to the State Government.Liberal Member Adrian Pederick will be the Committee Chair, focusing on...

Regional Committee Will Benefit Riverland

The recently established Regional Affairs Committee will give the Riverland and Mallee a strong platform to raise local issues. State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has created the internally working committee, to stress the importance of Regional Development to the State Government. Liberal Member Adrian Pederick will be the Committee Chair, focusing on...

Golf Expansion Almost Underway

Expansion plans for the Waikerie Golf Club continue coming together, as the Club waits for the official green light. On-going renovations on top of the new plans mean it's a busy time for the Club, but owner Julie Steinert looks forward to the finished product.The privately funded project will see the...

Tasting Oz Over For 2014

Tasting Australia has wrapped up for another year, after giving local Riverland businesses some exposure to the rest of the State. Basham, 919 and Banrock Station were the 3 wineries stationed at the Adelaide event, as well as the Wilkadene Woodshed Brewery and local produce from the farmers markets and Food...

Disappointing End to Yacht Season

The Lake Bonney Yacht Club had a disappointing end to the season, with bad weather conditions affecting races. The programmed Sternchaser race was cancelled because of strong winds, above those recommended to sail catamaran yachts.While the race was unable to go ahead, the Club still held their Presentation Dinner as planned,...

Berri Golf's Stableford & Stroke

Three days of competition at the Berri Golf Club last week, saw some close results between events. N. Wait was the winner of the first Stableford event on 38 points followed by runner up R. Correll on 37 points.The second Stableford event saw G.Leyson on top on 37 points followed by...

Police Call for Action After Robbery

Recent incidents of robbery and residential break in's have local Police urging the community to secure valuables. Riverland Police are investigating two residential break-ins late last week, on Renmark Avenue and Murtho St.On one occasion, electrical items were stolen from a home and on another, a lawn mower was stolen from...