ACCOLADE Wines says it remains committed to Riverland grape growers, despite growing tensions surrounding the price of grapes it is offering to locals this harvest.
THE Riverland Multicultural Forum (RMF) is seeking input from the community on the direction it should take in 2020.
RESPONSIBLE behaviour from local drivers and visitors to the Riverland, plus a focus on safety from business operators, earned police praise following a holiday period free from major road accidents in the region.
RIVERLANDERS will have few ways to escape this week’s sweltering heat, with temperatures of at least 45C expected until Saturday.
WITH the burden of Christmas gift-buying largely removed for me this year, I’ve had the opportunity to sit back and reflect on what the holiday means in a regional town.
RIVERLAND growers are being offered up to $300,000 to shield crops from weather damage and save on water use by installing protective netting.
A HAILSTORM Heroes program – used to rescue the SA apple and pear industries in 2018 – could be adopted in the Riverland amid revelations this month’s hailstorm cost local growers $23 million.
LOCAL accommodation providers and venues were booked to capacity when a record-breaking fundraiser passed through the Riverland last week.