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Have A Fling
Thomas Luke, December 14th, 2017

Have A Fling

If you’ve been past the Woodhouse Activity Centre lately, you might have noticed a new sight – a disc or two flying through the air, bouncing off trees, or landing in a net. It’s all part of the new frisbee golf course which has been set up in the Hills over the last month, the only course of its kind in the Adelaide area. Much like traditional golf, the aim is to complete each hole with the fewest... Read Article

Berry Time
Melina Scarfo, December 07th, 2017

Berry Time

Strawberry fields around the Hills are flourishing at this time of year with an abundance of juicy, red fruit. Dipped in chocolate, added to your favourite dessert or eaten as a snack, nothing beats locally grown strawberries. The Hills is ideal for growing strawberries, with warm days and cool nights, and the season typically lasts from November to April. Family owned Green Valley Strawberries has been growing the popular fruit in Nairne for the past three decades. The... Read Article

Rally Round
Kirralee Thomas, November 30th, 2017

Rally Round

Oscar Matthews is not only the new brewmaster for the soon to be launched Uraidla Brewery, he is also a rally driver who will compete in the upcoming Adelaide Rally. Over 260 rally cars will be winding their way through the Hills as part of the Rally being held from December, 7-9. Uraidla especially will be on display, with a street party being held there on day three of the event. This is perfect for Oscar, as it’s a great... Read Article

Give a Gift
Romy Daly, November 23rd, 2017

Give a Gift

Christmas is the happiest time of the year for most families, however for those less fortunate it can be a time filled with anxiety over being able to provide gifts for their children on top of everything else. To make it a little bit easier for these families, the Adelaide Hills Library Service is taking part in the ‘Give the Gift of Reading’ initiative in conjunction with The Smith Family. “We’ve taken part in the Gift of Reading for... Read Article

Nature Based
Alyssa McKellar, November 16th, 2017

Nature Based

Basket Range Primary is a little school doing big things. Nestled in native bushland and surrounded by tall pines and eucalyptus trees, the school’s approach to education sets it apart. Aside from being one of only three schools in South Australia to implement the Steiner stream of education alongside mainstream curriculum, earlier this year the school managed to come first in a national mathematics competition.That’s no ordinary feat for a school of 36 students. Teacher Claire Gallagher attributes the... Read Article

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