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Tricia the elephant passes away

Who would have ever thought that the death of an elephant at the Perth zoo would have a link to Coonawarra. The 65-year-old elephant who...

Trees are Gone

A resurgence of the inactive Penola Ratepayers Association is being considered following a failed petition to save a row of trees. The...

Office discussions

Wattle Range Council held a community forum on Tuesday night to answer questions and take feedback on its proposed $9.2m administration office. Held at the...

Petition to keep trees

Penola locals are fighting to save some trees that are planned to be removed. Almost 30 people have signed a petition to object to...

Rail Trail reduced

Wattle Range Council has voted to scrap more than 7km of the Coonawarra Rail Trail. The decision was made at a council meeting on Tuesday...

Beach departs Penola

Penola environmental activists are celebrating news that Beach Energy is leaving, having packed up their Church Street office and made plans for the Katnook...

Maaoupe phone tower

Member for MacKillop, Nick McBride has welcomed a financial commitment from Wattle Range Council towards the proposed provision of a usable mobile phone tower...

Trail off track

The 30km Penola/Coonawarra Rail Trail may have to be shortened with the $2m project facing unexpected cost pressures. Predominately funded by the Federal Government, the...

Traffic signs erected

Concerned residents on Gordon Street and South Terrace have welcomed new traffic signs warning motorists of an upcoming extremely sharp bend and give way...

$55k for Maaoupe tower

Wattle Range Council has committed $55,000 for a new phone tower at Maaoupe providing leverage towards efforts to secure further funding from telcos and...

New council office price grows

The estimated cost of Wattle Range Council's proposed new office building has increased by almost 70 per cent from its original targeted price and...

Georgia wins youth award

Penola's Georgia Winter was the recipient of the 2022 Wattle Range Council's Youth Award for the category 'Inspiration by Innovation'. The annual awards were presented...

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Tricia the elephant passes away

Who would have ever thought that the death of an elephant at the Perth zoo would have a link to Coonawarra. The 65-year-old elephant who...

Trees are Gone

Office discussions

Rail Trail reduced