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Yorke Peninsula Country Times newspaper - Items filtered by date: September 2016
Thursday, 29 September 2016 13:51

Jetties close amid storm

FLINDERS Ports closed public access of the Wallaroo jetty amid safety concerns, today (Thursday, September 29).

General manager marine operations Carl Kavina said the safety of stakeholders was Flinders Ports' top priority.

"We are constantly monitoring weather conditions and will reopen the jetty at Wallaroo as soon as it is safe to do so," Mr Kavina said.

The move follows the unprecedented closure of Flinders Ports seven ports yesterday (Wednesday), with all ports remaining closed to shipping operations today.

Flinders Ports is urging all recreational port users to stay safe and avoid coastal waters until the storm subsides.

Wallaroo jetty is the latest to close, with the state government also shutting its jetties.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:48

Ready to race

Australia’s best dirt kart drivers will race to Yorke Peninsula for the 2016 National Dirt Kart Titles this weekend, and local racers are ready to take them on.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:47

Batten down for wild weather

STRONG wind and heavy rain will wreak havoc on Yorke Peninsula between Wednesday and Friday, September 28-30.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:46

Fire causes $500k damage

A BLAZE at a council depot in Wallaroo caused about $500,000 of damage last Wednesday, September 21.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:46

Nurses want better work conditions

NURSES and midwives at Wallaroo have started campaigning for better work conditions, more staff and pay rises from the state government.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:45

Emotional reunion for heart attack victim

WITHOUT warning, Bun­da­berg’s Ron Vuichoud collapsed at Ardrossan Cara­van Park in April last year.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:44

Roundabout discussion

Griffiths and local councils to meet minister

MEMBER for Goyder Steven Griffiths and local councils are meeting with Minister for Transport Stephen Mullighan to discuss the proposed Federation Corner roundabout this Thursday, September 29.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:43

Plea to fix Pine Point Road

FARMERS have labelled Pine Point Road the worst road on Yorke Peninsula, and want it graded and rolled before harvest.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:43

Dogs kill sheep, broken out of pound

TWO dogs responsible for an attack on sheep at Kadina Memorial School have been broken out of the town pound.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016 16:43

Dogs kill sheep, broken out of pound

TWO dogs responsible for an attack on sheep at Kadina Memorial School have been broken out of the town pound.

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