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Fast & Furious
Robbie Falzon, May 30th, 2019

Fast & Furious

One of the newest installations at the National Motor Museum in Birdwood has won a national award for best exhibition. The exhibition, Game Engine: Digital Legends, explores the evolution of driving games and how gaming technology has become a major influence on car manufacturing. Game Engine is the brain-child of Museum Director Paul Rees and Senior Curator Mick Bolognese. “Both Paul and I came up with the idea at around the same time,” Mick said. “He got the inspiration from playing... Read Article

Be Transported
Nick Ward, May 23rd, 2019

Be Transported

Tales from the past have been given new life in Nairne, where Ink Pot Arts have transported the town back in time for South Australia’s History Festival. Artistic Director at Ink Pot Arts, Jo-Anne Sarre is the producer and project manager of the ambitious production, which focuses on the first 100 years of Nairne’s history from 1839 to 1939. “We have over 70 performers being coordinated by 20 of our staff from Ink Pot Arts, not to mention ... Read Article

Be A Builder
Samuel Squire, May 16th, 2019

Be A Builder

Mount Barker Toyworld is hosting their first ever Brick Head Master competition. Contestants have the chance to enter their own unique Lego creations to the Mount Barker Toyworld Brick Head Masters Facebook event page by May 18. Creations must be original, unique designs to qualify for the final on May 25. Toyworld owner Julia Campbell says the Brick Head Master competition can show children what imagination and creativity can do when they put their minds to it. Julia believes... Read Article

Mumsday
Nick Ward, May 09th, 2019

Mumsday

The second Sunday of May will see women across The Hills acknowledged for the important role they have played in our lives and few groups have as great a collective understanding of this than the South Australian Country Women’s Association. President of the SACWA Stirling branch Jenny Holland said the important thing to remember on Mother’s Day is to “communicate with the significant women in your life.” “Being a mother is the bulk of your life – it’s making... Read Article

Life Skills
Rebecca Chave, May 02nd, 2019

Life Skills

It’s not all creaky bunk beds and freezing cold drills at 3am at the Woodside 412 Army Cadet Unit, and they’re inviting you to come and see what it’s all about. Think more learning how to move silently, testing radio communication skills and lessons on how to save someone’s life with crucial first aid knowledge. Commanding Officer of the unit Leanne Jeisman said the cadets learn important life skills that they will take with them for the rest... Read Article

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