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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!

Lentils in my beer
Lucy Robinson, February 23rd, 2017

Lentils in my beer

They were already a favourite in soups, curries and savoury pies – now, thanks to a Lobethal brewer, lentils have made their way into beer glasses around South Australia. Lobethal Bierhaus’ Lentil Pale Ale, which is believed to be the first in the country, is the novel result of a collaboration between the microbrewery owner Alistair Turnbull and pulse processing company AGT Foods Australia. “They approached me with the idea that they wanted to lift the profile... Read Article

Speedy brew
Melina Scarfo, February 16th, 2017

Speedy brew

Prancing Pony's head brewer Frank Samson race his motorbike across one of the largest salt lakes in Australia next week at the Dry Race Lake to be held at Lake Gairdner. Located to the north of the Eyre Peninsula, Lake Gairdner is one of the few places in the world where you can ride flat out... Read Article

Imagine success
Melina Scarfo, February 09th, 2017

Imagine success

Country shows are a day when the community comes together to celebrate all that’s great about their town. But have you ever thought about the people behind the scenes who make it all possible? This year the Uraidla Show was awarded South Australia Community Event of the Year during Australia Day celebrations, recognising the achievements of... 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.