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Sword Play
Romy Daly, November 09th, 2017

Sword Play

If you’ve ever fancied trying out a new, left-of-centre sport then you should clear your calendar on Saturday, November 18 for the Adelaide Hills Fencing Club’s annual Golden Gauntlet. The fundraiser will feature fencing matches, demonstrations and novelty events. “It will be a really fun event as it’s a really intellectual sport to spectate,” head coach at Adelaide Hills Fencing Club Dov Spinks said. “It’s a good opportunity for the general public to see something different and little known because... Read Article

Who's A Good Boy?
Alyssa McKellar, November 02nd, 2017

Who's A Good Boy?

Everyone likes to have a moment in the limelight – even dogs and cats. Nairne based animal photographer Heather Reid captures pets’ best poses … sit, stay, shutter click ... Two years ago Heather established her business Furtastic Photography, which does exactly as you’d imagine – her business provides professional photos of people’s beloved four-legged friends. “When I was younger, I always had a camera on me,” Heather said. “And I’ve always been one of those typical animal... Read Article

Classic Rides
Thomas Luke, October 26th, 2017

Classic Rides

A range of classic motorcycles, from collectible Japanese models to “leaky British bikes” will be on display at the first ever Macclesfield Classic Bike Show, to be held on Sunday, November 5. The event has been organised with the aim of giving bike lovers and owners both in the city and across the Hills a “really good excuse” to get their bikes out of the shed and go for a ride. That’s according to event organiser and President of... Read Article

Striding Out
Kirralee Thomas, October 19th, 2017

Striding Out

The Great Strides fundraiser is being held for the eighth time in Strathalbyn on Sunday, October 29, as it continues to raise funds for and awareness of Cystic Fibrosis. Commencing at the Soldier’s Memorial Gardens, the annual four-kilometre walk will follow the Angas River walking trail. Carlee Stewart’s family is one of five local families involved in the organisation of the event, and they all have children suffering from cystic fibrosis. One of those affected is Carlee’s eight-year-old daughter... Read Article

Straw People
Melina Scarfo, October 12th, 2017

Straw People

You’ll do a double take when wandering around the Uraidla Sustainability Fair this year. Odd figures will be appearing here and there. On a closer look you’ll discover they have straw limbs and tattered clothes and with a poke of the finger you’ll find they’re definitely not human. What you’ll be looking at is the Uraidla Sustainability Fair’s scarecrow competition. Held on Sunday, November 5 – the same day as the Uraidla and Summertown show –... Read Article

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