A LOCAL tourism leader has urged visitors to “come and see the Riverland”, as the region’s tourism industry plots its course for the next decade.
BERRI Barmera councillors have shown their support for the council district to remain free of genetically-modified (GM) crops, after receiving community feedback overwhelmingly against lifting the moratorium.
PLANS for a new walking trail connecting the Berri township with the Wilabalangaloo reserve have been approved by Berri Barmera Council, with staff hoping the trail will increase recreation and tourism opportunities in the district.
ALL three Riverland councils will continue to support a popular local event, despite its shift to an alternate format in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions.
A BERRI local is calling for council to be more transparent about delays with a major retrofit along the town’s river front, which he says has been a “major frustration” for locals.
PLANS to consolidate the Glossop High School middle campus into the senior campus in Berri are moving ahead, with the State Government and Berri Barmera Council working together to address traffic and stormwater concerns.
A LOCAL councillor is calling for further residential development in the Berri Barmera area, as the council prepares to put together its long-term growth strategy.
UPGRADES for the change rooms at the Berri Oval will go to tender, after the Berri Barmera Council reached a compromise with Riverland football umpires on a revised design for the umpire’s room.