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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!

Ninety Not Out
Amy Park, July 20th, 2017

Ninety Not Out

From billiards, balls and basketball through the early 19th century to current day theatre performances and functions — this hall has seen it all. The Mount Pleasant Soldiers’ Memorial Hall will celebrate 90 years since its opening with a high tea and dinner event on July 30. Original plans to build the hall were stalled in the early 1900s, with the estimated cost of the building at ₤500 being more than the establishment committee of the... Read Article

Their Story
Melina Scarfo, July 13th, 2017

Their Story

Three generations of Schaefers once farmed land now known as the Newenham Estate, and as the last living male relative with the surname, John hopes to preserve the history of the property. Before him, John’s father, grandfather and great grandfather all worked and lived on the Flaxley Road farm in Mount Barker. It all began... Read Article

Code Swap
Amy Park, July 06th, 2017

Code Swap

The introduction of the women’s national football league has led to community football clubs introducing female teams as the sport’s popularity increases. The Mount Lofty Devils Football Club added its inaugural women’s team in 2016, and this season added an additional women’s senior team and an Under 18 team. Coach and Communications Manager at the club... Read Article


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