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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!

Striding Out
Kirralee Thomas, October 19th, 2017

Striding Out

The Great Strides fundraiser is being held for the eighth time in Strathalbyn on Sunday, October 29, as it continues to raise funds for and awareness of Cystic Fibrosis. Commencing at the Soldier’s Memorial Gardens, the annual four-kilometre walk will follow the Angas River walking trail. Carlee Stewart’s family is one of five local families involved in the organisation of the event, and they all have children suffering from cystic fibrosis. One of those affected is Carlee’s eight-year-old daughter... Read Article

Straw People
Melina Scarfo, October 12th, 2017

Straw People

You’ll do a double take when wandering around the Uraidla Sustainability Fair this year. Odd figures will be appearing here and there. On a closer look you’ll discover they have straw limbs and tattered clothes and with a poke of the finger you’ll find they’re definitely not human. What you’ll be looking at is the... Read Article

Lenswood 100
Romy Daly, October 05th, 2017

Lenswood 100

This October marks 100 years since the establishment of Lenswood and to celebrate the milestone the town will host a community picnic for all to enjoy. The centennial picnic will feature something for everyone. “There will be music, extensive historical displays by the local history group, face painting for kids and food stalls or the opportunity... Read Article


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