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Funding plea for renewables

The chairman of a leadership alliance from Port Pirie, Port Augusta and Whyalla’s local government, regional development and education sectors is disapppointed at a lack of funding for new renewable energy...

Adverts not a waste of time

Port Pirie Regional Council chief executive officer Andrew Johnson has praised the anti-litter advertising campaigns for the cleaner Pirie beachfront.The campaign, titled There’s Nothing Cool about Littering,...

Heads in a spin beside Wandearah wing

Number 35014 covers a lot of ground on the wing at the Wandearah football oval.This “player” has heads in a spin and is the...

Second taxi firm hits the streets

Competition has hotted up in the taxi industry in Port Pirie with newcomer Des’s Cabs introducing a small-but-growing fleet to the city.So far a 10-seater taxi van...

‘Reduce whiting size’

Greater opportunities would open up to recreational fishermen under a proposal put forward by a commercial operator.Net fisherman David Wilks said the size limit...

Another exciting year ahead

Council is celebrating another year of successful events in 2015 as it prepares to kick off an exciting program in 2016.Port Pirie’s New Year’s Eve...

Authors on-line in festival event

Technology will enable the popular Adelaide Writers’ Week to come to our doorstep.The event is an important part of the Adelaide Festival and sees acclaimed national authors...

Pirie angry over possible GST hike

Speculation about a hike in the GST has sparked outrage, and it’s not just MP’s who are upset with the possible change.Port Pirie residents and businesses are...

Inter-city basketball push

BASKETBALL in the Upper Spencer Gulf is in a healthy state, but a new plan from the Port Augusta competition could see the region...

More photos at Wandearah

The Broughton Plains Heritage Society supplied more photos of Australia Day celebrations at Wandearah.

Last minor round looms

South Port ended its A grade Port Pirie Cricket Association minor round with a convincing 72-run win over Proprietary at Memorial Oval on Saturday...