GLIDERS filled the skies over the Riverland as pilots from across SA converged for a state competition.
Ahead of Australia Day, locals and visitors are being reminded to buy their tickets to Waikerie’s biggest event of the year, as tickets will not be available to purchase on the night.
A FIRE thoroughly gutted a home in Waikerie on Monday, causing an estimated $300,000 damage and leaving a local family stranded – while fire crews were hard-pressed battling the blaze and ordering passers-by away from the scene.
TICKETS are now available for the biggest annual event on Waikerie’s calendar.
A SEVERE lack of senior doctors available in Waikerie has placed the remaining three doctors practising at both the medical centre and hospital in a “crisis situation”, with waiting lists backed up over a month and likely to remain that way for at least another year.
STUDENTS of a Waikerie school will benefit from up-to-date, modern facilities and flexible learning options with the injection of over $400,000 for a new classroom and outdoor redesign.
THE Waikerie Hospital has topped off its redeveloped main entrance with a flourish, with a full wall photo print from a local photographer now brightening the reception.
WAIKERIE is looking festive with Christmas decorations hanging in the town’s CBD, and the upcoming tree trail lighting up will spread further cheer across the region.