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Red Hot & Local
Samuel Squire, September 11th, 2019

Red Hot & Local

Adelaide Hills locals are backing for local chilli growers at Choo Roo Food after tasting some fiery chilli sauces at local market and festival stalls. Caprica Chilli Sauce, a product by Choo Roo Food, should be on every chilli enthusiast’s bucket list of hot sauces according to Business Owner Jakob Brunnbauer. Choo Roo Food is one of the Hills’ golden growers producing chilli thrills for locals to try. Jakob said chilli sauce can help your food pop with extra... Read Article

On The Up
Samuel Squire, September 04th, 2019

On The Up

Uraidla local Nick Norton has put his name forward to compete in the first ever Freestyle Tree Climbing competition at the Uraidla Show—it will be his second ever tree climbing competition following his participation in Red Bull’s ‘Branched Out’ a few weeks prior. The 27 year old has been climbing trees professionally for four years and said it can be one of the most nerve-wrecking experiences if you don’t know what you’re doing. “When I first started climbing it... Read Article

Norbert
Nick Ward, August 28th, 2019

Norbert

Critters big and small from across the Hills will soon arrive in Wayville for the Royal Adelaide Show including a cheeky lizard who is quite used to being the centre of attention. Norbert the Shingleback has already had three books written about him by his custodian Leanne Stevens, student support officer and administrator of the Critter Club at Nairne Primary School. “He joined the Critter Room two years ago and has become something of a main attraction,” Leanne said. “He’ll... Read Article

Under Pressue
Bridget Herrmann, August 21st, 2019

Under Pressue

The drought conditions affecting farmers in the eastern states are also being felt closer to home, and not just by farmers. One of the main issues is the rising price of hay, which is causing ripples throughout the community. Not only is there less hay due to low rainfall in previous seasons, but much feed is being taken interstate to alleviate pressure, therefore raising prices and reducing local supply. Harrogate beef producer Tom Hampton said eastern states’ farmers were in... Read Article

Impact
Bridget Herrmann, August 14th, 2019

Impact

Littlehampton’s MisFit Training is back in the ring and serving up hits left, right and centre. You may have heard of MisFit before – following a three-year break, owner Mis O’Keefe has pulled on the gloves again, offering casual classes for the community. With a passion for boxing, a background as a personal trainer and a passion for boxing, Mis said she restarted the group classes after plenty of renewed interest. “People said they’ve enjoyed it, and I love inspiring... Read Article

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