Planting at Tangari

The Two Wells Community Nursery may only be a little over 12 months old but the facility has contributed around 4000 native seedlings to the regions’ coastal program this year. A variety of grasses, shrubs, trees and ground covers have been planted with the help of volunteers at sites across the Adelaide Plains Council region, […]

Middle Beach flora corridor

A native flora corridor was planted on the outskirts of Middle Beach recently in a bid to provide shelter for local and migratory birdlife, lizards and small animals. Friends of Middle Beach Incorporated (FOMBI) led the project, with Adelaide Plains Council supporting and providing assistance through its coastal conservation officer, while volunteers from the Friends […]

New space for Dublin CFS

Long overdue improvements at the Dublin Country Fire Service headquarters are almost complete, with members keen to start putting the new space to good use. Dublin CFS brigade captain, Rosemary McDonnell, said the extension, which will cater specifically for women and ensure important firefighting equipment can be cleaned and stored safely, was in its final […]

Community Fund delivers $$$

Last month almost $17,000 was handed out to local Two Wells community groups in the third round of the Two Wells Community Fund. The fund – a joint initiative between Adelaide Plains Council and the Hickinbotham Group – allocated $16,909 to projects aimed at improving services, community involvement and participation, and small construction in the […]

Looking for Lyons

Gwen Martin (pictured, centre) won the prize of helping to plant a tree at the Wild Horse Plains Institute during an Arbor Day celebration, circa 1932-33. Gwen is pictured with the local school headmaster, Mr Corbett (left) and Member of Parliament, Mr Herbert Lyons (right). Gwen is trying to get in contact with Mr Lyons’ […]

Access for book lovers

The spirit of kindness is alive and well in Mallala, with a free library popping up last month. The little library is the brainchild of local residents Terry and Christine Stevens, who wanted to provide an opportunity for everyone in the community to access preloved books free of charge. Housed in an repurposed, weatherproof and […]