Former local Tom Schott was named West Adelaide’s Reserves Best and Fairest recently (Friday October 10).
Construction on widening the runway at Coober Pedy Airport will commence in November after the project secured state funding, in a move that ensures Regional Express (Rex) will be able to maintain services from Adelaide using Saab 340 aircraft.
The schedule was changed around last weekend with the Andamooka vs Olympic Dam game brought forward to the Friday night and the Hornridge vs Rogues games pushed back to Saturday night.
With the weather beginning to heat up, snakes are not the only animals starting to appear close to Roxby Downs.
In 2013 Roxby Council made the decision to step up.
Council budgeted over $500,000 to upgrade local footpaths, at an estimated three kilometre extension.
Neil Jansen, who held a managerial role with BHP Olympic Dam, was recently appointed General Manager of Project Development on the Isabel Nickel Project run by Axiom Mining.
Country Fire Service (CFS) responded to a fire at TAFE on Richardson Place, Roxby Downs at 12.09pm last Friday (October 17) with the fire causing $20,000 worth of damage.
Following the release of the Valuer General’s median house prices for the September 2014 quarter, the regional housing market recorded a slight 0.48 per cent increase in the median house price when compared to the same period last year.
After Fairybelle relocated to Adelaide, recently the party market in Roxby Downs was left wide open.
A new netball competition has been introduced at the RoxbyLink Centre on a Wednesday mornings focusing on attracting a different crowd than the usual netball competitions.
A new principal has stepped in for the final school term of 2014 at St Barbara’s with Terry Kluzek filling in for Tony Hayes.
Police have smashed a major cannabis distribution ring, with raids on 50 properties in South Australia.
WorkPac has hired “well over 100” ex-Heading workers following the contracting company going into liquidation approximately a month ago.
The Roxby Council crew stepped on the pedal to encourage healthy work practices last Wednesday, October 15.
As of January 1, 2015 Olympic Dam will become a smoke free site.
Two Roxby Downs and one Andamooka finalist were successful at the Brand SA Far North Regional Awards last Wednesday night.
Sunday, November 2 will see the Andamooka community celebrate All Souls Day for a 15th year.
A project was instigated last week by Council to ensure “in precarious places” that trees were trimmed and stumping was instigated to continue the maintenance and beautification of the township of Roxby Downs.