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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!

Angel Flier
Samantha Smith, March 22nd, 2018

Angel Flier

Heathfield local and pilot Owen Crees has just recorded his 200th flight in his 1967, four seat Mooney light aircraft for charity organisation Angel Flight which provides non-emergency flights for those facing bad health, poor finances and long distances. Owen has been a pilot for 40 years,13 of which have been dedicated to Angel Flight. “I've never been a professional pilot but I have the passion for it and decided to volunteer to help others while doing it,”... Read Article

Bonsai It
Casey Tonkin, March 15th, 2018

Bonsai It

The ancient art of bonsai is all about taking control of nature’s towering shade-bearers: trees. Practitioners of bonsai use specialised tools and techniques that have been passed down through the ages. The Adelaide Hills’ own modern day bonsai master Rob Hatcher, the horticultural supervisor at the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, holds a couple of classes through... Read Article

Patch in Print
Casey Tonkin, March 08th, 2018

Patch in Print

Tucked away in Mount Barker Springs is a piece of paradise cultivated by South Australia’s most popular gardener Sophie Thomson. She calls her garden Sophie’s Patch, and Sophie’s latest book shares the name with her self-realised vision. Six and a half years ago, Sophie and her husband Richard bought the property that was to become Sophie’s Patch... 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.