A BERRI local is calling on the State Government to fix a blackspot intersection before it is “too late”.
LOCAL sporting clubs have expressed their gratitude to the District Council of Loxton Waikerie after it moved to waive lease fees for the 2020 winter season.
BERRI Barmera Council residents are set to receive some rate relief, with a nil increase in the rate in the dollar proposed for the next financial year, along with significant rate remissions for COVID-affected businesses.
VISITOR information centres across the Riverland have started to reopen over the last two weeks as visitors return to the region and the local tourism and hospitality sectors begin to recover from the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions.
LOCAL pubs, gyms, cinemas, places of worship, beauty salons and other sites will now be permitted to have up to 80 people on their premises from June 1 after a State Government announcement earlier this week, as long as appropriate safeguards are implemented.
CONFIDENCE in fruit quality is high among Riverland citrus growers who have begun harvest, however, the COVID-19 emergency means potential for export is “largely unknown”.
ABOVE average rainfall for the first half of 2020, plus increasing Murray-Darling storages, are buoying the confidence levels of Riverland and Mallee primary producers.
DESPITE a clamour for them across eastern Australia and in New Zealand, feijoas are an unfamiliar fruit not often seen in SA – and only one Riverland family can claim to have cracked into the market.