KESAB clean up at Lobethal

KESAB Clean up at LobethalThe Lobethal Community Association completed its second roadside clean up on Sunday, March 15, 2009.

The two kilometres of the Lobethal-Woodside Road took the six volunteers just over two hours to pick up roadside rubbish with ten rubbish bags being filled.

A Mitsubishi muffler and a group of 50 tiles were among the more unusual discarded items. Continue reading

Woodside Fruit & Veg

Woodside Fruit and VegDon’t be fooled by the name. This business at 41 Main Road, Woodside, offers more than fresh fruit and vegetables. It’s such a hive of activity. Bustling with energy and aromas as people with purpose deal with the fresh deliveries of fish, bread, fruit and vegetables. And to add to your shopping experience, there are local cheeses, small goods, antipasto, nuts, sweets, Tweedvale milk and cream. But their diversity doesn’t stop there, they also do party catering, platters and make fresh lunches and salads too. Continue reading

A Bird In the Hand …

A Bird in the HandFrom solid gold to liquid gold, this award winning winery is built on, and indeed grows in, some of the richest mineral soils around. The Nugent family bought this fertile piece of South Australia in 1997, with the view to creating world class produce and experiences.

The winery is situated near the hills town of Woodside, on Bird In Hand Rd, which was named after the 1800’s gold mine. With such positive inferences in the name, and a perfect site for grapes and olives, viticulturist and wine maker, Andrew Nugent, knew this was an unsurpassed opportunity. Continue reading

Gumeracha Town Hall Centennial Year 2009

Gumeracha Town Hall Centennial Year 2009Friday, February 13th saw the commemoration of the laying of the foundation stone of the, then new building, for the Town Hall, in 1909.

Some 40 residents, many from the pioneer families of the district, and the staff and 105 students from Gumeracha Primary School attended the ceremony.

Guests of Honour were Alan and Jan Jamieson, who’s grandfather, Mr William Jamieson MP JP, had officiated at the original ceremony. Continue reading