Anzac Day always stirs many emotions for me, as I suspect it does for many others also. Countless times, I have stood amongst stands of towering, whispering, soughing pines and felt the shiver of loss and grief for all those ordinary, ruddy faced boys and men, those rose-cheeked hopeful girls and women, who went off to find adventure in the ‘Great War’, only to be, often-times forlornly lost, or deeply scarred by that turbulent and catastrophic period.
The dry autumn continues, the paddocks have really dried out, but what an ideal opportunity to get those paddocks soil tested and topped up with whatever deficiencies are in the soil. If you are a new property owner this is especially important unless you have a history of the previous management of your land.
If you voted locally at the recent State Election you would have seen members of the Sturt CFS Group at the polling stations collecting donations. A significant amount of money was raised and the Group would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all who contributed.
Cherry Gardens locals be aware that someone is stealing parcels from our roadside mailboxes… + Tom Roberts Horse Trail on Weymouth Road is now accessible again due to a great deal of clearing by Onkaparinga Council
In July 2014 the Friends of Scott Creek commenced the ten year Almanda Project, to restore rare and beautiful native habitat within Scott Creek Conservation Park, with a particular focus on the eight headwater creek systems of the Scott Creek sub-catchment. We hold an Open Day in autumn each year to showcase our progress with the Almanda Project, and this year it will be held on Sunday 6th May.
New laws for cat and dog owners will come into effect on 1 July 2018. These new laws and rules will simplify dog registration process, make it easier to reunite lost dogs and cats with their owners, help identify and put a stop to puppy farms and reduce euthanasia rates.