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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...

Loxton Oval Under Review

The Loxton Oval could see some potential changes as it currently goes under Council review. CEO of the Loxton Waikerie Council Peter Ackland says it's being discussed what will happen with the Oval's spectator area, after recent reports suggested replacing the area could range between $10,000 and $40,000.Local sports clubs and...

Walk For Heart Week

Riverlanders can put their runners on, as preparations for this Friday's Riverland Heart Foundation 'Walk for Heart Week' wrap up. This year it will all be happening at the Loxton boat ramp at 10:30, with 3 walking options to suit all levels of fitness.Renmark Paringa Council's RiverLife Healthy Communities Officer Stephanie...

Audrey Hefford Legacy Lives On

Although the Audrey Hefford Two Bowl Triples Tournament last Friday was cut short, the event was still a great success for the region. 46 teams entered this year and 170 people attended the Presentation Dinner at the Berri Resort Hotel, a good sign for the future of the Tournament.As no finals...

New Role for Tim Whetstone

Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone has been given another role, this time being appointed to the Public Works Committee. The committee scrutinises public spending on both medium and major projects and Mr. Whetstone says he looks forward to the new position.On the new role, he believes it is fitting with his...

Spotlight on The Frames

Paringa received some invaluable exposure last night when the new luxury accommodation unit The Frames featured on Channel 7's SA Life. The program features some of the State's best tourist treasures and last night's segment was to coincide with it's feature in this month's edition of the SA Life magazine.Local couple...

Citizen Finalists Announced

The 2014 5RM and Rotary Citizen of the Year Awards are celebrated this week, with incredible finalists nominated for each category. John Rix of the Berri Rotary Club will host the 2014 event this Friday night at The Berri Resort Hotel and it's expected to be another exciting night for all...

Renmark Remain Top for Round 2

It was another exciting week for the RFL, as we entered Round 2 of the 2014 competition. Saturday afternoon saw 3 games played around the Riverland.In the A Grade Berri took on Barmera Monash, defeating Barmera Monash in a close game 62-53.Loxton North played Loxton, for an easy 105-45 win and...

Big Week Back in Hockey

The Riverland Hockey season is well and truly back for 2014, with a mix of results for the A Grade sides last week. In the women's competition Berri had an easy win against Waikerie 7-0, with Naomi Wetherill as top scorer and Renmark defeated Loxton 1-2, with Danielle Weeks scoring both...