Hahndorf

Cash splash

News of a mystery $200m cash injection for Hahndorf is both welcome and perplexing. The funding – which will be boosted by a further $50m…

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Tourism hub

The Hills scored two significant wins on the tourism front this week. First came the news that 3000 Chinese people will be visiting Hahndorf later…


Tourist numbers

The quality of the tourist offerings in the Hills are no secret to the thousands of travellers who flock to the region to indulge in…


Remembering the women at home

For almost 100 years Australians have paused on November 11 to reflect on the sacrifices made by those who died or suffered in wars. But…


Restoring habitat

Over the past two centuries the Hills has evolved into a world-class destination – a thriving community rich in agriculture and tourism – but that…


Heysen heritage

The move to preserve the Hahndorf legacy of Australia’s most notable landscape artist, Sir Hans Heysen, will ensure his home The Cedars is preserved for…


Vale Grant Paech

The death of Beenenberg founder Grant Paech on Monday gives us all a reason to not only celebrate a wonderful life but to also acknowledge…


Luxury resort

The Mt Barker Council’s Development Assessment Panel faces a difficult decision today over the proposal to build an $8m luxury resort near Hahndorf. The five-star…


Town vision vital

It’s not hard to see why the recent proposal to build a 24-hour service station on the main street of Littlehampton has raised the ire…


True to its roots

Beerenberg is a proud Hills company that not only provides local employment, but also gives back to the community through its heritage conservation charity arm, the Beerenberg Foundation.