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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.

On this site you'll find all the things that make The Weekender Herald such a great read in print, along with extra pictures, stories and an archive of previous issues. There's also contact details, information on how to advertise in The Weekender Herald and how you can share your stories with the local community. Enjoy!

Under Pressue
Bridget Herrmann, August 21st, 2019

Under Pressue

The drought conditions affecting farmers in the eastern states are also being felt closer to home, and not just by farmers. One of the main issues is the rising price of hay, which is causing ripples throughout the community. Not only is there less hay due to low rainfall in previous seasons, but much feed is being taken interstate to alleviate pressure, therefore raising prices and reducing local supply. Harrogate beef producer Tom Hampton said eastern states’ farmers were in... Read Article

Bridget Herrmann, August 14th, 2019


Littlehampton’s MisFit Training is back in the ring and serving up hits left, right and centre. You may have heard of MisFit before – following a three-year break, owner Mis O’Keefe has pulled on the gloves again, offering casual classes for the community. With a passion for boxing, a background as a personal trainer and a passion... Read Article

Go For Gold
Nick Ward, August 07th, 2019

Go For Gold

An old but gold idea has been resurrected to help the main sporting centre of Lobethal and improve its facilities for the benefit of the whole community. The Lobethal Recreation Ground Sports Club & Clubrooms is wholly owned by the sporting clubs who call it home, including codes like football, netball, tennis, cricket, polocrosse and archery,... Read Article

The Weekender Herald

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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.