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Hospital timetable

Construction on Mt Barker’s new $8.6m emergency department will begin later this year.The State Government last week said the upgraded Mt Barker Hospital facility was…

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Food solution needed

An award-winning Hills producer has welcomed Australia Post’s backflip over an impending ban on the delivery of perishable goods.Australia Post announced recently it would stop…


Texas deal

A container of SA-made products is making the 15,000km journey to Houston, Texas to be sold in grocery stores under a deal facilitated by the…


Skydiving soaring

Local businesses are reaping the benefits of a trend in Australians seeking more adventures at home due to the pandemic.Statistics show skydiving, scuba diving, surf…


Better region

A local council has asked the Federal Government for more than $7m to help it kick off a range of projects. The Mt Barker Council…


Safety hub

People experiencing domestic violence now have access to greater local support thanks to a new safety hub in Mt Barker.The hub, which opened last month…


Intersection fix

Traffic will be slowed at a notorious Hills junction after months of pressure from local residents in response to a fatality a year ago.The Department…


Church plan

A local church wants to build its new home on Mt Barker’s western edge.The Mt Barker Baptist Church has applied to the town’s council to…


Long gallery

New plans for the $9m Heysen Art Gallery at The Cedars in Hahndorf have been lodged with the Mt Barker Council.The new design is a…


Sexual harassment at schools

A student attending a Mt Barker secondary school is concerned her peers feel uncomfortable speaking up about sexual harassment.She surveyed other senior female students (leaving…