No end to Riverview Drive debacle? IT would appear that the period of inactivity by the Berri Barmera Council (BBC) regarding the retrofit to fix/rectify the debacle it created on Riverview Drive in Berri has gone on for almost as long as that great radio show Blue Hills. Mayor Peter Hunt, when are we going […]
Setting the story straight
READERS should be informed that Accolade Wines, in regard to its Berri facility, buys around 90 per cent of all of its winegrape supply from CCW – and the prices of those grapes are a result of a negotiation between CCW and Accolade.
Disappointment in local contractors I AM extremely disappointed with some contractors in the Riverland. They obviously make too much money and don’t require new clients. Over the last couple of months I have spoken to two requesting a quote and another awaiting a return call from, but not one has had the manners to get […]
Anything that sparks a conversation AT a recent meeting, the Rotary Club of Loxton discussed the question, “Should we endorse and support the Blue Tree Project?”. The aim of the project is to encourage people to speak out when doing it tough and it has resulted in many trees being painted blue around regional Australia. […]
The real truth about climate change SHARON Schrapel’s letter of November 20 is very relevant to our present climate concerns (‘Enough’, Murray Pioneer). The difference between natural and urban areas has inflated temperatures at some weather stations. If plant, aquatic and terrestrial animals disappear, so will humanity. Fires are a natural part of our ecosystem, […]
Sad goodbye to my beautiful dog Gemma
GEMMA Shiloe Threadgold passed away on November 17 at home, aged 14.
Water market is just madness
RESIDENTS of Renmark, prepare to try and exist in a desert.
Let’s do good in Bronte’s honour
I WENT to the incredibly sad funeral of Bronte Smith last month.