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Welcome to The Weekender Herald. A community newspaper distributed in the Adelaide Hills, The Weekender Herald provides news and information about local people and local happenings.

On this site you'll find all the things that make The Weekender Herald such a great read in print, along with extra pictures, stories and an archive of previous issues. There's also contact details, information on how to advertise in The Weekender Herald and how you can share your stories with the local community. Enjoy!

Marathon Man
Anna Christian, June 14th, 2018

Marathon Man

Head coach and co-owner of Hilltop Crossfit in Mount Barker Russ Jarvis is undertaking a humongous challenge to fundraise for charity Bravehearts. Russ will be one of a group of 15 people across Australia to run seven 42.2 km marathons in seven different states, in seven days. Although already an experienced marathon runner, Russ said he has been training for three months in the lead up to the challenge. “The longest I've ever done is 100km in one stint,” he... Read Article

Kicking It
Rebecca Chave and Samantha Smith, June 07th, 2018

Kicking It

Futsal, or five-a-side indoor soccer, in the Adelaide Hills is ramping up in readiness for the international championships held in the US in five weeks. David Nye and his academy state level futsal team will be competing in Florida against teams from Rio de Janeiro, Barcelona and South America. David said it’s the perfect opportunity for kids... Read Article

Winter Appeal
Samantha Smith, May 31st, 2018

Winter Appeal

Mount Barker college, St Francis de Sales, will be raising homelessness awareness and collecting items to donate through their winter appeal and sleep-out in partnership with Catholic charity St Vincent de Paul (Vinnies). St Francis de Sales college is walking distance from the local Vinnies shop and that is where they formed a relationship with the... Read Article


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The Weekender Herald is an independent, innovative, good-news paper serving the Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker council areas. Founded in 1992, the paper is the leader in providing up-to-date, relevant lifestyle content. It seeks to maximise its appeal and relevance to readers and consumers on behalf of its advertisters.