Retail

Shop thieves

There must be few things more disheartening for a small business owner than arriving at their workplace to find windows smashed and merchandise stolen. After…

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Future planning

It’s really no surprise that Hills shoppers are among the biggest supporters of SA dairy farmers’ own brand of milk SADA Fresh. This is a…


Nairne shopping

Instead of having the retail fabric of Nairne mapped out before the housing developments went in, the houses went up and now the council appears to have concluded that it should allow a large shopping centre to be built on the western outskirts of the town that will starve the eastern main street of customers.


Wine decision

The plan by the State Government to allow bottled wine to be sold by large supermarkets was always going to end badly. Thankfully this has…


Wine industry fears poisoned chalice

Hills hotel, bottle shop and winery owners are sounding a warning bell over the State Government’s push to allow wine sales in supermarkets.


Town growth

For years the vacant land in the heart of Mt Barker’s town centre has been a community talking point. Since the demolition of the former…