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FIRST RIVERLAND PRIDE MARCH TODAY

Headspace Berri’s first LGBTQIA+ pride march takes place today, coinciding with wear-it-purple day. Headspace Berri Manager Gemma Nickolai said “Young people involved with headspace Berri through our groups, programs and services have been asking for a Riverland Pride event and we are excited to be hosting headspace Berri’s first official Riverland...

FUNDING FOR RIVER PROJECTS UP FOR GRABS

Local Federal MP, Tony Pasin has encouraged locals to apply for funding under the round two of the Healthy Rivers Program.   Round one of the program saw a number of programs funded locally including a project to protect the Regent Parrot, as well as boosting floodplain restoration efforts  at Calperum. Member...

BIG WEEKEND OF FOOTY FINALS

Riverland footy hits finals this weekend for two big games of RFL. Tomorrow’s 2nd Semi Final at the lakeside oval in Barmera sees Waikerie take on this year’s big improvers Loxton with the winner to progress to the Grand Final. Should Waikerie be able to win it would see the magpies go...

SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN CONCLUDES

The search for a missing Paringa man last seen on the River Murray Saturday has concluded. Saturday afternoon the alarm was raised after a 72-year-old Paringa man was seen to fall from a tinny into the water and not resurface around 5km north of Renmark. Local Police, with the assistance of the...

PROPOSED LAND MANAGEMENT TWEAK FOR MORGAN OVAL

Morgan’s sporting complex including the oval could see new users a proposal to change the land management plan. The complex is located on Crown land, and is also currently under a restrictive Community Land Management Plan that was last reviewed in 2007 which Under that plan, the complex can only be...

LOCAL LIGHT FESTIVAL POSTPONED

The local element of the illuminate Adelaide festival has been postponed. The festival as supposed to come to the Riverland later this year after running successfully in both Mount Gambier and Tumby Bay in recent months. In a statement it was outlined that due to the volatile situation in NSW and that...

TRICKY TIMES FOR MALLEE FOOTBALL

In what is a blow for the Mallee Football competition, Murrayville will now not compete for the remainder of the season. The Victorian based side had teams in finals in all grades of Mallee football finals, however due to Victorian state government stay at home orders are unable to play competitive...

MID MURRAY SELECTS NEW COUNCIL STRUCTURE

The Mid Murray Council has made its final choice on its new look council representation going past the next local government elections. The chosen model retains Council’s existing three wards, but reduces the number of Elected Members from nine to eight in addition to the Mayor, and was chosen from an...

GLOSSOP TURNS 100 TODAY

It’s a big day of celebrations for Glossop and Monash with both towns officially 100 years old today. On august the 25th 1921 both towns were officially gazetted with Glossop being named after Naval Vice Admiral John Collings Taswell Glossop. John Glossop had a highly decorated naval career severing as captain...

ORCHID SHOW BACK THIS WEEKEND

It’s set to be a big weekend for Riverland orchid enthusiasts for the return of the annual Riverland Orchid society show. Last year the event was sadly called off due ongoing covid uncertainties however this year returns, much to the delight of local growers. An event spokesperson said so far feedback has...