The Riverland needs its own crisis accommodation facility to house the region’s homeless people, according to Anne Wall from Life Without Barriers.
YOUNG Berri dad Isaah was just 16 when he had his first taste of homelessness.
RIVERLAND volunteers presented Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) representatives with a $55,000 donation at a meeting in Berri last week.
THE Barmera Girl Guides were given a $855 cheque recently, which will be used towards projects, general expenses and fundraising for a state camp.
A $1.5 million upgrade to a key freight route linking Berri and Monash is set to begin later this year.
A MOBILE food hub providing free and discounted food for Riverland families in need rolled out for the first time earlier this week.
MORE than $600,000 has been allocated to the development of Loxton’s East Terrace public toilets, with the new designs set to feature television screens inside the blocks, as well as seating and landscaping around its exterior.
ONE of the Riverland’s most-loved annual events, the Waikerie Flower Show, has been cancelled for 2020, due to the obstacles posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.