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There's An App For That
Amy Park, September 28th, 2017

There's An App For That

An app developed by Hills resident Trent Bowden and business partner and friend Scott Belcher is expected to keep the community safer this bushfire season. Using data from sentinel satellites, ‘Wildfire’ allows members of the community to see potential threats on an interactive map thanks to thermal signatures that show the location and intensity of a bushfire. Trent explained that developing the app had personal significance for him after growing up in Mylor and experiencing the threat... Read Article

50 for HFL
Romy Daly, September 21st, 2017

50 for HFL

This year the Hills Football League (HFL) is celebrating a milestone achievement of 50 years since its inception in 1967. Formed following the merging of the Torrens Valley Association and the Hills Central League, the HFL has evolved and grown over the last 50 years to become the 19 club, 3,800 player strong league it is today. “Reaching the 50 year milestone reflects the strength of football as a sport,” HFL President Malcolm Williams said. “Football has a... Read Article

Spring Blooms
Melina Scarfo, September 14th, 2017

Spring Blooms

A bunch of local florists have come together to create a day celebrating everything floral. When Anna Vogt from Gooseberry Hill Farm heard about Australian Flowers Week—September 16-24—she thought it would be a wonderful opportunity to celebrate locally grown flowers. In just a few short weeks, Anna and other Hills florists organised the day of flower power at Mylor’s Harvest Cafe this Sunday, September 17 from 10am-2pm. There will be an array of activities and market stalls, such as... Read Article

Making Dough
Melina Scarfo, September 07th, 2017

Making Dough

Langhorne Creek’s Small World Bakery deliver fresh sourdough loaves straight to their customers’ doors. Owners Emily Salkeld and Chris Duffy bake bread the way it would have been baked hundreds of years ago – using the ancient technique of fermentation and freshly milled flours. As well as their sourdough, they are known for their unique delivery method. Chris rides a cargo bicycle imported from Denmark to deliver the fresh loaves to the CBD, North Adelaide and Greenhill Road. A trained... Read Article

Mmm Donuts
Amy Park, August 31st, 2017

Mmm Donuts

by Amy Park The Mount Barker Rotary Club is getting the cinnamon sugar ready for their main fundraiser of the year: selling donuts at the Royal Adelaide Show. With over 80 shifts for volunteers across the 10 day event, president of the club Peter Baur explained that preparation for the show starts early. “It takes a lot of work to prepare the batter and organise volunteers to cover all of the shifts so we are already planning for the show,”... Read Article

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