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MORE than 2000 people are opposed to the relocation of the Gawler South World War One memorial, according to a petition presented to Gawler Council earlier this week.

Two deaths in two days

TWO Willaston men have died in separate accidents in a frightening 48-hour period on northern roads.

Bumper harvest

LOCAL olive growers are gearing up for a bumper harvest.

Tigers deliver, South looks sharp

THE Barossa, Light & Gawler Football Association season got under way with few surprises on the weekend.

Leigh’s positive outlook

ADELAIDE Thunderbirds mid-courter Leigh Waddington is remaining upbeat, despite suffering the second season-ending knee injury of her career last month.

Des’ great day

THE racing program at the Gawler greyhounds was brought to an early conclusion last Tuesday when sudden heavy rain flooded the inside of the track, making racing unsafe.

Roseworthy job potential

THE State Government is sticking to its guns on a downsized Roseworthy expansion, despite industry bodies hailing a larger 26,000 development as the answer to growing unemployment.

Aisles full at new centre

LESS than 30 minutes after Gawler Green opened last week, shoppers had filled the aisles and were hastily checking out the $25 million development.

Mem wows crowd

FAMOUS children's author Mem Fox captivated a group of students, teachers and parents from St Brigid’s Catholic School during a visit last week.


AS an avowed republican, I have only minimal interest in the fact that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are visiting the north next week.

Mayor honoured to host royals

16/Apr/14 PLAYFORD's mayor Glenn Docherty is honoured to host the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in his "fair city".

Chasing his goals

16/Apr/14 BLINDFOLDED, relying on his other four senses, Tyson Cluse's aim is to stop a 1.25-kilogram ball hurtling into the goals behind him - this is goalball.

Fatal crash driver arrested

16/Apr/14 POLICE have arrested the driver of a car involved in a fatal crash on Philip Highway at Elizabeth South on Saturday.

It wasn’t love at first sight......but it’s a match made in heaven

16/Apr/14 THE keys to a successful marriage are forgiveness and understanding, according to Playford councillor Max O'Rielly who is celebrating his 60th wedding anniversary with wife Margaret this Thursday.

Rikki ships a container of love

9/Apr/14 SHORTLY after Rikki Tingey's return from a missionary trip to the Philippines, the country was struck by the Haiyan typhoon.

Sam’s inspired to be an inspiration

9/Apr/14 ASPIRING singer-songwriter Sam Pring says he likes to make music to help others, so when he performed at this year's Northern Adelaide Relay For Life he enjoyed helping people who are in the fight of their life - cancer sufferers.

Apprentices show there’s something in the water

9/Apr/14 APPRENTICESHIPS at Australian Submarine Corp are highly competitive, yet five of the 23 apprentices who commenced the course this year derive from a local technical college.

Peachey Road redevelopment

2/Apr/14 A COMPLETELY upgraded Peachey Road is still around two kilometres and $10.5 million away from completion.

Park standards drop

2/Apr/14 FREMONT Park is in need of a long-overdue redevelopment, according to Playford Councillor Max O'Rielly.

Playford’s grand SLAM

2/Apr/14 ELIZABETH'S skate park will be jam-packed with South Australian youths this Friday when Playford launches National Youth Week.

Riders claim award

2/Apr/14 ELIZABETH youths have been recognised for their positive work in preventing crime in their community.

A happy girl

26/Mar/14 ROCHELLE Bragg has just become one of the happiest girls on earth thanks to an invitation to perform at the happiest place on earth - Disneyland.

GetUp members have say

26/Mar/14 MEMBERS from GetUp, an independent community advocacy organisation, met with Federal Member for Wakefield Nick Champion recently as part of the group's 'Meet Your MP’ campaign.

School against bullying

26/Mar/14 PLAYFORD Primary School was one of over 1600 schools across the country that took part in the National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence and celebrated Harmony Day last Friday.

New MP sits and waits

26/Mar/14 OVER the past week, with the uncertainty surrounding South Australia's election results, Napier’s Jon Gee said he felt he was in a state of limbo.

Labor’s Gee force

19/Mar/14 DESPITE receiving the majority of primary votes in the weekend's election, Napier’s Labor candidate Jon Gee has not yet called it a victory.

Hands up, if you’re a record-breaker

19/Mar/14 MORE than 650 Mark Oliphant College students put their hands together to set a Guinness World Record on Monday.

Oceana’s talent is right on song

19/Mar/14 OCEANA Keane's love of performing has put her in the spotlight at this year’s Northern Adelaide Relay For Life event.

Footy club’s upgrade

19/Mar/14 ELIZABETH Football Club is undergoing a $210,000 revamp to upgrade its Argana Park facilities.

Family man injects hope into electorate

13/Mar/14 NAPIER's Family First candidate Gary Balfort wants to inject hope into the electorate by providing the necessary balance between Labor and Liberal ideologies in the upcoming state election.

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