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ANZAC Day
Anna Christian, April 18th, 2019

ANZAC Day

Have you ever thought about the fact that towns in your area might not have a war memorial to host their own ANZAC day services? Kanmantoo was one such town until a small committee decided to lead a project to construct a war memorial in time for this year's commemoration. Chairperson of the committee Marilyn Deutrom said they thought it was important to recognise those from the town who had served in a more permanent way than the honour... Read Article

Nestled
Morgan Burley, April 11th, 2019

Nestled

Across the Adelaide Hills, a range of unique and beautiful experiences awaits travellers all year round, with activities suited for both locals and visitors. South Australia is renowned for its fertile and vibrant soil that grows world class produce, ranging through vineyards and farms. Golding Winery in Lobethal has stayed close to its Italian heritage with its latest attraction, The Nido Experience. Owner Lucy Golding believes that the family’s heritage plays a vital role in the guests’ experience. “With a... Read Article

Slime Time
Nick Ward, April 04th, 2019

Slime Time

Since 2002, BugsnSlugs have been promoting awareness of the important role that invertebrates, insects and molluscs play in the ecosystem. Kristen Messenger draws on her many years of experience in ecology and natural resources as well as children's theatre to present a program of interactive learning where kids can get up, close and personal with the little creepy, crawly and slimies. “The program is aimed to help children understand the real importance of invertebrates” Kristen said. “Nature play is... Read Article

Pistes Ready For Play
Nick Ward, March 28th, 2019

Pistes Ready For Play

A new home for pétanque players has been established at the Uraidla Bowling Club after work on nine new pistes was completed in October. A piste is a lane of terrain specially adapted to hold rounds of the game, the modern version of which originated in the French south coastal region of Provence. The new surface has already delighted seasoned pétanque players such as Ross Sands, former president of the Adelaide Hills Pétanque Club. “It’s been really fantastic, the surface... Read Article

Have A Hit
Rebecca Chave, March 21st, 2019

Have A Hit

The Aldgate Table Tennis Club was established in the mid 1950s and President David Helbig has been tracking it's history through local newspaper records. Now over 60 years later the club is still holding social competitions and open days for the public to enjoy. 16 year old Lucy Thiele has been playing for just under a year and has loved what the sport has given her. “Well, I have a lot of lung issues where I have half of a... Read Article

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