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Enrolments are now being taken for 4 year old Pre-school
and 3 year old Pre-entry in 2015.
Universal Access eligible hours apply -- 28 hours weekly
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 8.45pm to 3.45pm --
4 year old groups.
Days of your choice for 4 year old sessions.
Pre- entry every Friday from 8.45pm to 3.45pm - 3 year old
Pre-school complies with South Australian State Schools
Term Dates 2015.
To enquire about vacancies please come into Kinder Resort
and speak to our Pre-School Teaching Staff who will be
happy to assist you with any questions you may have.
Around 230 people attended Brown's Well and Mallee Novita Children's Services Craft Fair fundraiser
at the Loxton RSL Hall on Sunday.
-- Emma Walter photos
Local hairdresser Sophie
Butson (pictured) is the first
person to step forward as an
ambassador entrant for the
2015 Loxton Mardi Gras.
The 19-year-old decided to put
her name forward this year, after
seeing how much fun her co-work-
er Nicole Tate had in this year's
"She kinda roped me in," she
Miss Butson is being sponsored
by the Loxton Rotary Club and said
there was no time like the present.
"Next year will only get busier,
may as well do it now," she said.
The third year apprentice at
Jarahs Hair said she had already a
few events up her sleeve.
"We have a champagne breakfast
coming up, and I would like to do a
high tea," she said.
"Something like a mother and
daughter high tea and just have a
bit of fun."
Miss Butson said there would
also be a strong aim of involving
people of all ages, from children
through to seniors.
While winning would be nice,
Miss Butson said it was about more
"Just to raise money and just to
help the area would be nice," she
2015 Loxton Mardi Gras Ambassador
entrants are encouraged to contact
The Loxton News on 8584 7271 or drop
by our East Terrace office for a profile
article to be printed in the paper.
Sophie's first off the rank
A large crowd packed the
Loxton RSL Hall for Sunday's
Craft Fair fundraiser.
The Brown's Well and Mallee
Novita Children's Services
Auxiliary event raised around
$2300 for local disabled children
and their families.
Organisers were pleased with
attendance, with around 230 people
walking through the door.
In addition to the 20-plus stalls,
there was a display by the Loxton
The $5 entrance fee included a
Devonshire afternoon tea, an offer
taken up by many attendees.
Golden guitar winners' Riverland show
Golden Guitar winners
Carter & Carter will be
performing at the Berri Town
Hall this Sunday afternoon.
The performance will run from
2.30pm and tickets are $20 or $15
for children and concession.
The concert will support the work
of Riverland school Christian pasto-
ral support workers (CPSWs).
To book, call 8584 8071.
The Loxton CWA branch ladies had an array of sweet treats on
sale. Pictured are members (from left) Ann Dunbar, Val Cornish,
new branch president Kath Gillard and Roma Mewett.
Women in ag strategy
A new strategy has been
devised to encourage
more women to consider
careers in agriculture, and
to promote development
opportunities for women
already in the industry.
The Women Influencing
Agribusiness and Regions
Strategy has been developed by
Primary Industries and Regions
SA (PIRSA) with important
input from women working in
the state's agricultural sector.
Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
Minister Leon Bignell said the
strategy aims to increase partici-
pation by women in agriculture.
"A lot of work had been done
in the past to support women
in agriculture, but much of that
happened through various com-
munity groups working in iso-
lation," he said. "The strategy
co-ordinates the range of pro-
grams, including skills training
and promoting career paths, that
will help women make informed
choices about getting involved
in the state's agricultural indus-
The Minister for the Status of
Women, Gail Gago, said women
have a central role to play if SA's
agricultural sector is to remain
strong and efficient.
"A key element of the new
strategy is to build the profiles of
the diverse and interesting jobs
women have in a range of agri-
cultural and horticultural indus-
tries in our State," she said.
"The strategy is also aimed at
increasing awareness in govern-
ment, industries, and the com-
munity of the role women play
A new statewide law
came into effect this week,
requiring motorists to
slow down when passing
Road users must slow down
to 25km/h when passing an
emergency vehicle with red or
blue lights flashing.
The law took effect on
In other road changes, drivers
aged 70 years and older who do
not have a medical condition
recorded will no longer need to
visit a doctor for annual fitness
to drive assessments.
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