RISING suicide statistics nationwide have prompted a one-day intervention course designed for Riverland residents to be held in Renmark next week.
RIVERLANDERS can now be transported to Adelaide medical facilities in under 20 minutes after the Royal Flying Doctor Service’s (RFDS) new intensive-care jet was unveiled last month.
THE Barmera community saw an economic boost over the long weekend as thousands flocked to the township for various events.
SHINING a spotlight on the importance of awareness of men’s health in the community has seen the Barmera Men’s Shed create discussions and plans through tough love and mateship for over 10 years.
BERRI-based Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) Riverland branch received a cheque for $500 from the Barmera Lions Club last week.
A LOCAL horse-riding association has unveiled a memorial for long-time volunteer Paul Maguire who passed away suddenly in April.
AFTER travelling over 600 kilometres in a canoe through raging flood waters, three Riverland men returned home safely recently.
A HIGH rate of melanoma among Renmark residents has sparked a warning from Cancer Council SA about the dangers of ultraviolet (UV) radiation in winter.