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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!

Sniffin' It Out
Casey Tonkin, February 14th, 2019

Sniffin' It Out

Rumour has it that a rare European delicacy is lurking beneath trees in the Hills – truffles. Two experts in detecting hidden objects are attempting to make this highly sought-after fungus their business. They normally lead working dogs on missions to find illicit and potentially dangerous materials but now SAPOL canine handlers Dean Poletta and Warren Rogers are turning their skills to find the finer things in life. “We needed another project to sink our teeth into and thought, ‘Well,... Read Article

Party Time: Free extravaganza to open Stirling Fringe
Morgan Burley and Rebecca Chave, February 07th, 2019

Party Time: Free extravaganza to open Stirling Fringe

Adelaide Hills residents will be thrown into a world of colour and celebration as the Stirling Fringe bursts to life again on February 22 with a free extravaganza on the Stirling Lawns. Opening it’s gates at 5pm, the Stirling Fringe Festival will officially kick off with a welcome to country ceremony, followed by widespread entertainment and... Read Article

Ukes Rule!
Casey Tonkin, January 31st, 2019

Ukes Rule!

Ukuleles are just toy guitars right? Not quite. You can find out how nuanced these instruments can be with Ink Pot Arts and the Adelaide Hills Ukulele Group. Ink Pots artistic director Jo-anne Sarre said any level of musical talent is catered for with their ukulele program. “We have workshops for progressive learning that start with an absolute... 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.