Local News

Mr Pasin's ANZAC Day 'Bundy Rum'

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has begun his annual ANZAC Day ‘bundy run’ in Barker. Mr Pasin will be visiting RSLs across the 64,000 sq km electorate of Barker to deliver bottles of Bundaberg Rum for RSL Members to enjoy on ANZAC Day. This tradition is now in its third year. Mr...

SA Football Academy Clinic's

School free days officially kick off for two weeks from today and The SA Football Academy will be holding clinics in Berri over two days next week. The clinics run Thursday the 27th and Friday 28th at the Berri River Rangers grounds. The emphasis for this clinic will be on Barcelona-style passing,...

Renmark Rec Center Soon to be 24/7

Changes being made to the Alan Coulter Recreation Centre in Remark launched last week. These upgrades are set to include making the gym a 24/7 facility, buying new equipment and upgrading the foyer. The Renmark Paringa council approved Belgravia Leisure’s business plan and work started right away. The local council’s...

Berri Police Complex Getting A Makeover

SAPOL will be undertaking a refurbishment of the Berri police complex over the next seven months of 2017. The building work will require the relocation of some staff. However, this is only temporary while the building works are being completed. The police station at the Berri police complex will remain open throughout...

Hear ye, ear ye!

The Australian Hearing bus is stopping by Barwell Ave in Barmera and Bunnings in Berri to offer free hearing checks and raise hearing health awareness, to locals in the community. The mobile hearing service has provided over 94,000 free hearing checks in communities across Australia since the first bus was...

Riverland SAPSASA Softball Carnival

The Riverland Girls and Boys softball teams have made a competitive start to this week’s annual SAPSASA Carnival at West Beach in Adelaide. In game 1 for the Girls side East Adelaide defeated Riverland 16-7 and on the same day Airport defeated Riverland 17-6. Riverland got their mojo back in time to...

The Riverland's Mega May Auction

The Riverland’s Mega May Auction is not far away, launching Sunday 21st May 2017. The auction will see household items, general goods, machinery, block and farm equipment sold off by auctioneer ‘Budgie’ Schiller. The auction costs a gold coin entry fee, and all the proceeds will go to the Royal Flying Doctor...

Local Club Feeling Berri Good After Members Meet

The Berri Club held a special general meeting last Saturday to update all members and the public of the clubs current governance. Attendees were advised that the present board had voluntarily stood down and nominations for a new board were sought during a break in the meeting. Members were asked...

Two Drug Drivers Caught

Two women have testing positive for methamphetamine after being pulled over by police while driving in Blanchtown. Just after 4.30pm on Saturday, a 34-year-old woman from Trinity Gardens was issued with a 24-hour notice banning her from driving after she provided a positive reading. About the same time on Sunday, a...

SAPSASA Football Carnival

Monday saw the Riverland SAPSASA Football Carnival held at the Berri Oval, with district teams being formed from local schools. The players committed themselves well given the windy conditions, in 4 matches, each of which consisted of two 15 minute halves. Berri managed to steal the title in a thrilling...