RIVERLANDERS and the wider Australian public were left gobsmacked on Saturday when a driver towing Santa in the Morgan Christmas pageant was fined over $300 for an unsecured load.
INDUSTRIAL hemp can be successfully grown in the Riverland – a recent report confirms – paving the way for a $3 million per annum industry within five years.
RIVERLANDERS can climb into fire trucks, witness a road crash rescue and get a photo with local heroes tomorrow during the Renmark Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) open day.
SIX Riverland schools closed – in protest – yesterday morning when local teachers went on strike to demand better working conditions, a pay increase and more funding.
TWO local MPS are encouraging Riverlanders to think big and shop small this Christmas to boost the local economy – and local spirits.
‘CARPAGEDDON’ – involving the release of the carp herpes virus (CyHV-3) – has been put on hold for at least another 12 months as researchers look into emerging knowledge gaps.
LOXTON Waikerie council has $1 million in federal funding up for grabs and community projects have submitted their wish lists for consideration.
LOXTON’S Light Up Day will kick-off the Riverland’s festive season tomorrow, as locals turn on their Christmas lights. Thousands of Riverlanders and visitors will flock to Loxton’s East Terrace to enjoy a range of activities, including a Ferris wheel ride, face painting, a pop-up playground, and crafts, before sharing this year’s Christmas wishes with Santa. […]