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Strength for life programs offer over-50s an opportunity to
participate in supervised, low cost strength training programs
at typical fitness venues. Strength training has been shown to
improve muscular strength, mobility and balance in people of all
ages, and can alleviate the effects of some chronic conditions
such as Arthritis and Type 2 Diabetes.
Strength for Life launchs on December 15 2014 at:
Core Value Fitness
14 East Terrace
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session, please call Leonie
on 8584 6757
Are you over 50 and find you're not
as strong as you used to be?
49B Derrick Road, Loxton North
for great Christmas Ideas
Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm, and other times by
appointment until Tuesday, 23rd December
Phone Anne 8584 1587 or
0429 841 226
Christmas Gift Baskets available and delivered
locally and throughout Australia.
Come and peruse the entire range
of locally grown products.
Riverland police have
called on the public to
find those responsible for
slashing the curtains of 14
truck trailers in Loxton over
Police described the crime
as "senseless" and said thieves
entered the Bookpurnong Road
transport yard between 5pm
Friday and 4.30pm on Sunday.
"(They) slashed the curtains to
14 trailers before stealing several
casks of wine," said a SAPOL
Anyone with information
about the incident is urged to call
Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000
or visit the website (sa.crimestop
The Rilli Reserve boat ramp is expected to be in working order within the
Upgrade almost finished
Works to the Rilli Reserve
boat ramp are almost complete,
just in time summer.
Loxton Waikerie Council director
of infrastructure services Tim Tol
said he was expecting the upgrade to
be completed within the next week
"People should be very happy
that the boat ramp is ready for the
Christmas and summer holidays,"
"It is always a well utilised boat
In addition to the boat ramp
upgrade, a car and trailer park was
also constructed to accommodate
Mr Tol said solar lighting to ensure
safety at the ramp would also be
Light a candle for loved ones
service will be held
on Sunday, with
to light a candle in
the memory of their
The Loxton Uniting
Church will host a
candle lighting remem-
brance service, with
everyone -- regardless
of religious beliefs
-- encouraged to come
The service will be
conducted with input
from other local church-
es and will start with the
lighting of seven can-
dles -- hope, memories,
courage, Christ, grief,
love and faith.
This is followed by
a poetry reading and
a song performance,
after which people are
encouraged to come
forwards and light a
candle in the memory
of a loved one.
The service will begin
at 6pm at the Loxton
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Bloodmobile visiting town next week
The Red Cross Blood Service
'Donormobile' will be in town
On Wednesday, December 10, the
service will open from 2pm to 8pm
Appointments will also be avail-
able on Thursday, December 11, from
7.30am to 12.30pm.
To book an appointment, call 13
A fair crowd
A steady stream of people
flowed through the doors
of the Loxton RSL Hall for
the Christmas Craft Fair on
The annual event featured around
20 stalls selling home-baked goodies,
craft items and "plenty of Christmas
Attendees could also treat them-
selves to Devonshire tea.
Sunday's fair was held as part of
the town's month-long Loxton Lights
MEET THE TEAM: The newly elected Loxton Waikerie Council at last month's induction meeting.
Pictured are (from left), back: director of infrastructure services Tim Tol, councillors Trevor Quast,
Trevor Norton and Jody Flavel. Middle: director of corporate and community services Ruth
Firstbrook, councillor Michael Zeppel, executive assistant Tanya Cregan, councillors Margaret
Malthouse, David Kimber, Debbie Thiele and Kym Webber. Front: councillor Mark Ward, Mayor
Leon Stasinowsky, Deputy Mayor Michael Vowles and chief executive officer Peter Ackland.
Police search for 'senseless' vandals...
The Christmas Craft Fair, held at the Loxton RSL Hall on Sunday,
attracted a crowd of shoppers and stallholders.
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