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Edible Real Estate
Nick Ward, December 11th, 2019

Edible Real Estate

ar 10 students at Cornerstone College are bringing home the goods this Christmas with unique projects. The soon-to-be-seniors’ collaboration skills have impressed their teachers throughout the process of constructing gingerbread houses and wooden tables. Home economics and nutrition teacher Helen Brockelbank said students had fun supporting each other while working creatively and learning about nutrition. “One or two gingerbread houses just collapsed and these students would rally around and offer ideas to reconstruct,” Helen said. “The task has generally... Read Article

Back for 2020
Phoebe Christofi, December 04th, 2019

Back for 2020

The Stirling Fringe is back for its fourth season in 2020 from Friday, February 21 to Sunday, March 1 and the Adelaide Hills is buzzing with excitement. Coming off a high in 2019, the 2020 season promises to be even bigger and better with new locations and exciting performances. “We’re going to be moving to the Stirling Community Theatre on the first weekend which is really exciting and we’ve got a big lineup,” Creative Director of Bamboozled... Read Article

Everyone
Robbie Falzon, November 27th, 2019

Everyone

Our national parks are beautiful and teeming with native flora and fauna and what lots of people don’t know is that they are accessible to those with disabilities. The Department of Environment and Water (DEW) have been working towards inclusion and accessibility throughout their organisation. International Day of People with Disability is on Tuesday, December 3 and to highlight South Australia’s national parks to people with disabilities Senior Project Officer at DEW Yvie Eglinton developed a ‘Wheely Good Bushwalk’. Yvie... Read Article

Big Pictures
Nick Ward, November 20th, 2019

Big Pictures

Young artists are bringing plain walls to life across the Hills with colour and character, forging reputations as professional creatives in the process. 19-year-old Lucinda Penn, whose work adorns the side of Stirling’s Hokey Pokey lolly shop and café, said she was grateful for the opportunity to give back to her community. “Stirling needs more colour and excitement and I wanted to contribute to the character of the town where I've grown up,” Lucinda said. “I approached Tim and Helen... Read Article

Electrify
Nick Ward, November 13th, 2019

Electrify

The first light electric vehicle (EV) to be available for test driving in the Hills is generating a buzz that shows where the market is heading, according to dealer Graham Jarrett, owner of Jarrett Nissan in Bridgewater. He said it was a “no brainer” to stock the new Nissan Leaf in his showroom four months ago. “The Adelaide Hills is the perfect place to market a vehicle like this because it suits the lifestyle,” Graham said. “It’s amazing to drive,... Read Article

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