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Engaging in Nature
Rebecca Chave, September 13th, 2018

Engaging in Nature

Adelaide Hills Outdoor Playgroup has received a Community Development grant of over $2,000 to create an outdoor nature play area centered around a hand carved water course. Group coordinator Zoe Locke said the group is really proud and excited to start working on the project. “It will really help to bring the community together and seeing the children engaging and playing in nature makes my heart sing,” Zoe said. The free group is run by Zoe and her volunteer parents... Read Article

Casey Tonkin, September 06th, 2018


As another Hills winter comes to pass it’s just about time to hang up those muddy footy boots and bleach out the left over grass stains from your whites as the cricket season begins. The Mount Barker Cricket Club is preparing its return to the A-grade this year after not having fielded a team in the... Read Article

Anna Christian and Casey Tonkin, August 30th, 2018


Year 11 Saint Francis de Sales student Adam Palkovics has been selected to attend the 2019 National Youth Science Forum in Canberra and Brisbane. The 12 day residential program runs in January and involves 200 students in science based activities. A teacher suggested Adam apply for the forum and then let him drive his own application. “I was... Read Article

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