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Honour for Pirie man at Aquinas

Former Port Pirie man Andrew Preece has been named Aquinian of the Year at a ceremony in Adelaide.Andrew, son of Michael and Tracy Preece,...

Inglis named Bulldogs champion

Brad Inglis completed a rare double when he won the Spencer Gulf League goal-kicking award followed by Port’s champion trophy.Inglis, a talented onballer-forward, took the club...

Governor visits Huey helicopter

The rotors have long stopped spinning and the machineguns have been plugged up and rendered useless.“War” itself has become a museum item at the Port...

Former refugees swap stories

Two highly successful men shook hands in Port Pirie and reflected on their humble backgrounds as refugees.One is Governor and former Vietnamese boat refugee Hieu...

RV travellers most welcome

Port Pirie Regional Council has a welcoming attitude to recreational vehicle travellers visiting the city and region.There has been no change to its policy regarding the locations...

Festive trading hour talks

The Port Pirie Chamber of Commerce discussed Christmas trading hours at its recent meeting.Members recommended that traders operate during the following times:Traders can also open...

Double-dip tourism success for council

Port Pirie is humming with success as a tourist destination – and that’s official. The city gained two accolades at the prestige 2015 South Australian Tourism Awards last week.The Port...

The rabbit trapper’s son and Prince

Geoff Brock, son of a Wandearah rabbit-trapper, mingled with privileged British royalty in the Barossa Valley last week.Mr Brock, now Independent Member for Frome,...

Diverse and together

Port Pirie was full of colour and fun, as the Eid Ul Fitr Multicultural Event was held on April 20 at the Sports Precinct.