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Melina Scarfo, April 27th, 2017


Home bakers are whipping up a storm in preparation for the Great Mylor Bake Off this weekend. Last year’s inaugural competition was a great success, with over 75 entires from bakers of all ages. Organiser Susan Laundy was inspired to create the event after watching the television show The Great British Bake Off. “I love baking and I want to encourage other people to bake, especially children,” she said. “We had some fantastic kids entires last year, especially the decorated... Read Article

Tiers of Timber
Tom Staggard, April 20th, 2017

Tiers of Timber

Before the Adelaide Hills became known as one of the best cool-climate wine regions in the world there was another industry that stood alone at the top of the region’s economic landscape. Timber cutting and gathering was one of the most prominent industries throughout the Hills, with the impact felt right across South Australia during the... Read Article

Love Lobethal
Melina Scarfo, April 13th, 2017

Love Lobethal

Returning to the Hills after 22 years away, Adam Weinert is proud to call Lobethal home. Adam served in the army but returned last year to work in his family’s business. In the lead up to the town’s 175th anniversary of foundation on May 7, he has been busy planning the day’s celebrations. Adam is seeking descendants of... Read Article

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