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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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Battunga Bikers
Oliver Brown, October 16th, 2019

Battunga Bikers

You can ride a Harley at this year’s Battunga Lions Bike show and you won’t even need a licence. An iconic US Harley Davidson motorcycle will be bolted to a rolling road so that show goers can become a biker, even if only temporarily. “It really gives people the unique experience of being on a Harley without actually posing any danger to themselves,” bike show creator Fred Keal said. The Bike Show has been going on since 2017 and welcomes... Read Article

Nick Ward, October 09th, 2019


A group of young-at-heart Hills locals who dart up and down mountain bike tracks of their own making are showing no signs of slowing down after 25 years. The Human Projectiles have blazed trails all over the Hills around Fox Creek, opening up the park to mountain bikers of any skill level. Club vice-president and founding member... Read Article

Toy Story
Samuel Squire, October 02nd, 2019

Toy Story

Thousands of puzzles, games and gizmos providing learning and joy to hundreds of little kids over 40 years is an achievement worth celebrating. The Adelaide Hills Toy Library was established in 1979 as a resource hub for children to have access to a comprehensive range of toys. Long-term committee member Penny Kretschmer said the library has... 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.