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SUNBURN MYTHS

As heat and UV levels continue to soar, latest data from the Cancer Council suggests many people across the Riverland are still making basic mistakes with sun protection.

CODE RED STILL IN PLACE

The code red extreme weather response will remain in place overnight following a very hot week.

SUPPORT LOCAL GROWERS

Locals are being urged to support their local vegetable growers this festive season and buy plenty of high-quality fresh vegetables over the holiday period, including for their Christmas meals and their holiday BBQs.

HOURS FOR COMMUNITY PANTRY CHANGED

Users of the Riverland ADRA community food pantry are advised opening hours for today’s pantry have been adjusted, due to the warm weather.

P.S INDUSTRY VALUATION INCREASES

Tireless work from the Friends of the P.S industry historic paddle steamer has seen the value of the vessel increase dramatically.

CODE RED IN PLACE UNTIL FRIDAY

The extreme code red weather activation will remain in place until Friday, following the initial activation yesterday.

KEEP LIVESTOCK COOL

With the week not cooling down anytime soon local member for Chaffey and Minister for primary industries Tim Whetstone is encouraging local primary producers to take action to keep livestock cool.

THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO

In what is a major boost for the region, The Adelaide thunderbirds netball team will play a pre-season match in Berri next year when the take on the Melbourne Vixens.