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Construction of a $34 million free-range chicken
farm at Blanchetown was put on hold, pending a
Mid Murray Council chief executive officer Russell
Peate said the South Australian Country Fire Service
(CFS) had lodged an appeal with the Environment,
Resources and Development Court regarding the site’s
fire safety requirements.
ears of outstanding community service saw
retired Royal Australian Air Force flight sergeant
and Nildottie man Bob Nelmes named joint
winner of Mid Murray Council’s Citizen of the Year
aikerie man Zac Caudo’s dedication
to promoting the Riverland saw him
recognised as SA’s 2014 Young Citizen of
the Year during a ceremony held at Government
House in Adelaide.
Mr Caudo also officially received his local Young
Citizen of the Year award at the Waikerie Australia Day
Redundancy packages and relocation offers were
expected to provide only small comfort to the 28
Ramco juice factory employees set to lose their
jobs within months.
Coca-Cola Amatil announced it would make the
cuts as part of a $2.8 million upgrade to its Thebarton
Cadell man Brian Bowey raised more than $3000
for Cancer Council SA as part of the Bupa
Brian’s brother Jeffery joined him in completing the
116km ride from Meadows to Victor Harbor for the
first time, with both finishing the route in four hours
and 13 minutes.
Together their fundraising tally was more than
aikerie’s Tyson Grieger and Jack Kay took
home top honours in their categories at the
Riverland and Mallee Vocational Awards.
Jack was announced as the Vocational and
Education Training Student of the Year during an
awards ceremony at Renmark.
Tyson received the School Based Apprentice of the
Year award for his work at Chris Grieger Electrical.
Fellow locals Melanie Bakker and Janine Frost were
runners-up in their respective categories – School
Based Trainee of the Year and Vocational Education
Training Student of the Year.
Awalking and cycling trail planned along the
River Murray to highlight major attractions
was set to begin thanks to a cash injection
from the State Government.
The $46,000 project would be a collaboration
between the Mid Murray Council, Rural City of Murray
Bridge and Coorong District Council through their
Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle (OPAL) teams.
The trail was set to span almost 400km and link
Morgan, Blanchetown, Swan Reach, Bowhill, Mannum,
Mypolonga, Murray Bridge, Tailem Bend, Jervois, Wel-
lington, Meningie and Salt Creek.
ocal wine grape growers met in Waikerie
before rallying at Parliament House in Adelaide,
protesting against the low price of wine grapes.
Riverlanders rallied on the steps of Parliament
House before SA Senator Nick Xenophon invited them
inside for a meeting.
The rally came only weeks after peak body Riverland
Wine revealed the region’s wine grape income would
decrease from $113 million in 2013 to just $86 million
Ateam of Waikerie-based real estate agents
earned recognition for its achievements at
First National’s SA/NT General Marketing and
Marschall First National Real Estate property sales
specialist Shawn Nitschke received a silver in the sales
and costings category, while property manager Kim
Ring was a runner-up for Property Manager of the
Meanwhile all team members were runners-up for
the quarterly property management team award.
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Season’s Greetings and
thanks to all the beautiful
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the Cancer journey; and to
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This Christmas take time to
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SARAH Aucote’s hard work
and dedication paid off when
she was announced top of
Waikerie High School’s year
12 class of 2013.
of the Year Jan
her award at
BLANCHETOWN’S Roxanne Frith (second from left)
retired after working as a nurse for 49 years.
School to talk
eating and the
WAIKERIE’S Lachlan McKay
began his cadetship at the
Australian Defence Force
Academy in Canberra.
as an Australian
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