MAYORS from around the region have banded together to criticise the State Government’s 40 per cent hike to its solid waste levy, as councils look to find ways to cope with the increase.
GAWLER Council has endorsed mayor Karen Redman’s plan to bring a number of the council’s surrounding suburbs inside its boundaries.
REDEVELOPMENT of the facilities at Wasleys Recreation Park have been given the green light, with changes expected at the site within the next 12 months.
HEWETT, Concordia, Kalbeeba and Gawler Belt would all become part of the Gawler Council area under a boundary reform plan launched by Gawler mayor Karen Redman.
LIGHT Regional and Barossa councils are currently trialling a soft plastics recycling program in Nuriootpa until July this year.
LIGHT Regional Council is no longer pursuing a ‘City Deal’ partnership with the state and federal governments for the Kingsford/Roseworthy area, after the old Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) site was approved as the state’s first such arrangement.
TWO close friends who have together managed the Kapunda Community Thrift Shop for 18 years have both been named Light Regional Council’s joint Australia Day Citizens of the Year for 2019.
LIGHT Regional Council will purchase new safety equipment for the cemeteries it manages after being advised certain burial sites have been collapsing due to unstable ground conditions.