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Santa fine a Clause for concern

Santa fine a Clause for concern

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 new pot of gold?

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.

MFS open day ignites interest

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.

Mass teachers’ strike forces Riverland school closures ATTENTION

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.

Have yourself a merry local Christmas

TWO local MPS are encouraging Riverlanders to think big and shop small this Christmas to boost the local economy – and local spirits.

‘Carpageddon’ plan on hold… for now

‘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.

Council’s making a list, checking it twice

LOXTON Waikerie council has $1 million in federal funding up for grabs and community projects have submitted their wish lists for consideration.

Local Christmas celebrations begin this weekend…’Tis the season

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. […]