Sport

Paving the future

The opening of Mt Barker’s multi-million dollar Summit Sports and Recreation Park (SSRP) is the result of more than a decade of work.The $23m first…

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Tree removal

The public reaction to the removal of four centuries-old gum trees at the site of the future sports hub seems to highlight a disconnect between…


Smith, you’re out

Australian cricket has been dealt a new ball thunderbolt to the solar plexus and is on its knees. The problem is the wound is self…


Lost opportunity

The Adelaide Hills Council missed a prime opportunity to engage with the younger community last week when it demolished the makeshift BMX track built over…


Laugh a minute

The Federal political scene has descended into something of a farce. With a growing list of Australian politicians discovered to be citizens of a second…


Funding pledge

The State Government’s $2.5m funding pledge for the Mt Barker sports hub is welcome news for the Hills community. Healthy communities are often characterised by…


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…


Club in the rough

Mt Barker-Hahndorf Golf Club president Greg Simon says there is no problem with the financial state of his organisation, but his denial is in stark…


Sporting chance

The $28m sports hub proposed for Springs Road in Mt Barker is a concept needed by this growing community. Plans for two football ovals, four…