VISITORS flocked to the Riverland by the thousands over the Easter long weekend, providing a big boost for local businesses and shops recovering from the impacts of COVID-19 restrictions.
LOXTON and Waikerie residents are being encouraged to spend thousands of dollars’ worth of local shopping vouchers before they expire on December 31.
A LOCAL chamber of commerce manager says shopping local has never been so critical and has encouraged Riverlanders to back small businesses this Christmas.
A RIVERLAND chamber of commerce has launched a new initiative to get tourists to explore lesser-known parts of the Riverland and discover some of the region’s “hidden treasures”.
LOXTON has a new centre for business, after the Loxton Chamber of Commerce opened the town’s brand-new business hub in the old visitor information centre building last week.
COVID-19 restrictions have claimed another Riverland Christmas event, with Loxton’s popular Light Up Day event cancelled.
A RIVERLAND council is providing residents with special vouchers to encourage spending at local businesses dealing with the impacts of COVID-19 and stimulate the district’s economy.
CONFIDENCE among Riverland business owners and primary producers stood out for an independent politician touring the region last week.