KUDOS to those behind the idea of transforming Paringa’s silos.
A RELATIVELY small number of Riverland parents were affected by yesterday’s education union strike action, and most had ample time to make alternative arrangements.
AROUND this time of year someone – often a local politician or two, as has happened in today’s Murray Pioneer – comes out and espouses the value of shopping local.
IDEALLY, each of the five major Riverland towns would have strong, vibrant Christmas celebrations, strongly supported by their respective townsfolk, and the wider community.
KUDOS to State Labor Leader Peter Malinauskas for initiating a ‘country cabinet’ – while in opposition – that goes easy on taxpayers.
PART of being an elected member is acting as a conduit between the community and the council.
RE-ELECTED Berri Barmera Mayor Peter Hunt believes outsiders are unsuitable mayoral candidates and that mayors should first spend at least one term as councillors.
FOR many of us, bringing fruit – without a receipt – into this region is something we do not even consider.