BERRI Barmera Council has agreed to negotiate a $150,000 loan for the Berri Bowling Club to assist the organisation in its move to Glassey Park.
Riverland Vietnam Veterans will host a charity bowling event next weekend, in a bid to raise money for the Royal Flying Doctor Service and Riding for the Disabled.
Berri became the first regional town in the state to host a mobile indoor lawn bowls game on Friday.
The sale of a stretch of Berri river front land has been labelled a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity for the town.
Member for Chaffey Tim Whetstone says the State Government’s decision to sell river front Crown Land is “long overdue” but a “win” for the community.
The State Government has approved a plan to sell Crown Land on the Berri foreshore to Berri Barmera Council for $1.86 million and allow for river front development – more than five years after it was first proposed.
The Berri Bowling Club – and its potential relocation – was on the lips of Berri Barmera Council officials on Sunday when they met with State Government Minister Ian Hunter.