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Being that Eyre Peninsula is in the Port Adelaide zone, it made us ask the question How will Port’s EP footballer be affected if the club doesn’t exist in 2011?
Retired Streaky Bay resident remembered the bucking bronco’s when he spoke to our rural reporter Brooke Neindorf about riding in rodeos.
With summer on its way out and many visitors leaving the region, we were surprised when another media outlet described Streaky Bay as a “tiny unimportant town”, and local’s weren’t impressed by the out of date information published in the article.
Eyre Peninsula cricketers proved that they were the best regional team at the sport for the 2009/2010 season when they won the Country Cricket Carnival for the first time in 39 years.
Towards the end of the British Government announced they would be making an official apology to former child migrants who were shipped out of the UK around the time of World War Two. One of those who came to Australia as a child migrant was Ceduna Deputy Mayor Michael Ross, who told us his story of loss and the joy of finding members of his family later in life.
Despite summer being over, a bushfire burning at Wanilla, which crossed the Tod Highway was deemed dangerous to residents on the second of , with a local bus run from Cummins Area School being cancelled due to the danger posed to students.
In our cross media reporter Emma Pedler travelled to Adelaide for Womadelaide 2010. It was her first world music festival and she took her camera along to produce this photo gallery.
also signals Speed Week at Lake Gairdner, as rev heads around the world gather in Eyre Peninsula’s upper region to try their luck at breaking existing land speed records.
Following the first decent harvest after years of drought, mice moved into the West Coast in a big way, eating everything in their path, the squashed coating regional roads. The South Australian Country Hour with our rural reporter Brooke Neindorf headed into the thick of it, doing a series of live broadcasts from the area. We hope that doesn’t happen again anytime soon. Government Agencies were advised, but it wasn’t until the end of May that they came on board with subsidies for farmers.
Eyre Peninsula seafood was set to star in a new project by Australian chef Neil Perry and food photographer Earl Carter.
Before the Australian Football League season began local lad and Cat’s footballer Corey Enright was inducted into Geelong’s Hall of Fame.
At the end of , the self proclaimed ‘Mad Mayor’ of Port Lincoln Peter Davis announced that he would run again for Mayor in the local government elections later in the year.
Midway through the month, came the announcement that Australian Hiramasa kingfish processing factory in Whyalla was set to close in May with 22 people out of work. Our rural reporter Brooke Neindorf covered the announcement.
The second weekend of the month saw the eyes around Cummins turned up to the skies for their second Airshow. It was a great fun community event that saw hundreds converge on the Eyre Peninsula ‘can do’ community with both rural reporter Brooke Neindorf and Emma Pedler covering stories from the event.
Winter sport kicked off with a look at local football and netball sides around the five leagues on Eyre Peninsula. See how things panned out for these clubs from the results we put online each week of the season.
A year after a series of thunderstorms passed over the West Coast, we revisited the District Council of Elliston to find out what they know about what took place. The Bureau of Meteorology discussing the tornadoes that uprooted massive trees in the area was interesting, given what was to happen at Penola later in the year.
Port Lincoln played host to the Under 18 Women’s Hockey Championships at the end of the month. With future Olympians and past legends all in the city.