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Strath Clash
Thomas Luke, February 15th, 2018

Strath Clash

The town of Strathalbyn is hard at work as the local football club prepares to host its biggest event ever – a pre-season game between Fremantle and the Adelaide Crows on Sunday, February 25. For the Strathalbyn Football Club, hosting the game later this month marks the end of a long process which has seen club rooms overhauled, new goal posts erected and plenty of hard work from club and community members. And as game day draws closer, president... Read Article

Brew Now
Samantha Smith, February 08th, 2018

Brew Now

You can expect to find a whole range of local brews and a fun atmosphere at this year’s Mount Barker District Show. Just over two years ago Nancy Mibus spoke to the Mount Barker Show’s president Jocelyn Fry about bringing back the beloved home brewed beers and wine section. Last year they did just that and for the first time in a long time they held a competition for home made brews. Nancy’s husband, Anthony Mibus, was... Read Article

Rural Skills
Samantha Smith, February 01st, 2018

Rural Skills

Campdrafting is a fast-paced, family friendly sport unique to country Australia. The sport involves a rider, a horse and cattle. The main objective is to select one cow from the cattle in a camp, turn it two or three times then run it through a course of pegs before guiding it through a gate. The steps performed outside the camp must be completed within 40 seconds and there is a maximum of 100 points awarded to the rider... Read Article

Restore It
Samantha Smith, January 25th, 2018

Restore It

A 50-year-old Mount Barker company, comprising a dozen-strong team of highly skilled professionals, is taking on a unique automative challenge to showcase their expertise. Over the past 13 months, the Finch Restorations proprietor Peter Roberts and his team have been designing and building their SS 120, an homage to the original Jaguar SS 100. They will be presenting the SS 120 at this year’s All British Day. Peter has been a supporter of All British Day for... Read Article

Waste Not
Alyssa McKellar, January 19th, 2018

Waste Not

Sophie Rose was 11 years old when her grandmother introduced her to her family’s vintage collection and since then, she’s been on a journey that would make any fashion lover jealous. That journey led her to the opening of her new store, Little Ms Waste-Not, six weeks ago in Nairne. The store is a celebration of past and present, and carries just about every vintage item you can think of. “We specialise in vintage clothing and also pre-loved designer... Read Article

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