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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.

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Poppy Power
Rebecca Chave, April 19th, 2018

Poppy Power

On ANZAC Day this Wednesday, April 25, three months of hand knitting and crafting will be displayed on the Mount Barker District Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital to raise awareness of the hospitals status as a Soldiers’ Memorial. Hand knitted red poppies will adorn the front of the Hospital with knitted wreaths adorning batons outside and around the honour board inside the hospital listing those who fell in WWI. Jo Gemmell is the lady behind the idea. She’s striving to raise awareness... Read Article

No Lycra
Rebecca Chave, April 12th, 2018

No Lycra

It’s time to dig around in your garden shed and pull out those dusty vintage bikes for the annual Woodside to Charleston vintage bike ride. The event will be held on Sunday, 15 April after the Woodside swap meet from 11am. Event organiser Mark Bartlett invites everyone to take part in the easy bike ride along the... Read Article

Anna Christian, April 05th, 2018


Warrawong Sanctuary has several new additions to the team including peregrine falcon Marvel and full time Warrawong2U coordinator Luke Flesher. Marvel was brought down from Queensland to Warrawong after being rescued and Luke has taken her under his wing. “Marvel was found injured in a field and would have died if she wasn't taken in,” Luke said. “She... Read Article

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The Weekender Herald is an independent, innovative, good-news paper serving the Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker council areas. Founded in 1992, the paper is the leader in providing up-to-date, relevant lifestyle content. It seeks to maximise its appeal and relevance to readers and consumers on behalf of its advertisters.