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A New Era at Cleveland Nursery

Cleveland Nursery, an icon in Stirling and amongst the nursery industry, changed hands on 1 July 2017 when James and Bronwyn Bennier decided it was time to retire and hand the gardening tools over to a new custodian. Enter Sarah Burchell, a Stirling local with a love of all things people and plants. We stopped […]

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Locavore – it’s more than just the food that’s local

Locavore Adelaide Hills changed hands earlier this year, and when we stopped in to have a chat with new owners Rosanne and Conon Doherty we discovered enough local community connections to make a person’s head spin. How did you come to own the Locavore? Rosanne: We have been friends with the old owners (Chris March […]

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Autumn in Stirling

Autumn weaves a special magic on the landscape in Stirling. The changing colours from week to week make autumn one of the most popular seasons to visit Stirling Adelaide Hills, and provide plenty of reasons for a return trip. Stirling is country living at its finest less than ten minutes up the freeway. Find inspiration […]

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Stirling Laneways – More than a Market

Stirling Laneways brings a burst of colour to the Stirling streetscape each month. With a season running from September through to April, Stirling Laneways is more than a market, featuring high quality entertainment and uncomparable ambience in Stirling’s beautiful Adelaide Hills village environment. Follow your feet through Stirling and discover something new on the 4th […]

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Woorabinda – Stirling’s Hidden Gem

Just a small distance from the centre of Stirling is Woorabinda Lake, part of Woorabinda Bushland Reserves – a 34 hectare park with approximately 4 km of walking trails. Loved and appreciated by locals and those in the know, Woorabinda is a magical place to visit. Click here for more information including a map on […]

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Milan Rouge Contemporary Craft and Design

Rose Maguire and Alison Arnold, both talented potters in their own right, created Milan Rouge Contemporary Craft and Design to showcase art on behalf of their network of over 150 artists. The result is an eclectic blend of one-off, handmade wonders housed in a beautiful gallery in equally beautiful Stirling Adelaide Hills. Meet Rose and […]

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This is How I Roll

Freshly baked bread is something we all take for granted, but what of the people behind the scenes who make it all possible?  We had a chat with David Clarke, lifelong resident of the Adelaide Hills and owner/baker at Baker’s Delight Stirling, about his daily routine, getting to know the wildlife, and the big move […]

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An Organic Kind of Guy

The Organic Market and Café is a Stirling institution adjacent to the magnificent oak trees on Druid Ave.  Popular with everyone from bike riders to dog walkers, it serves as a community focal point for locals and a must see for visitors.  Owned and managed by Grahame Murray, with his business and life partner Bronwyn […]

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John the Barber

John’s Barber Shop recently celebrated its 50 year anniversary in main street Stirling.  John Linke has spent an entire career getting to know his clients and hearing about their lives.  We thought it was time to put John the Barber in the spotlight. Where did you grow up? In Aldgate. What did your parents do? […]

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One of the wonderful things about Stirling is the variety of individual businesses to discover as you wander the streets and laneways. One recent arrival has quickly become established as a firm favourite among locals and visitors alike. We asked Marcus Booth-Remmers how Red Cacao became flavour of the month in Stirling and beyond… What […]

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Statue Lady – Laneways Street Performance

Thoughts of a statue The essence & beauty of theatre & life from the perspective of a living statue by Anya Anastasia The experience with other humans in the street is utterly fascinating when you remain completely still and you are dressed like a freak. You can take it from me. I recently dipped my toes […]

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A Day with Kids in Stirling

Stirling is the perfect destination for a day of fun with your little ones. Whether your kids are creative, curious, energetic or all three, there’s plenty to please them here. A good place to start is the famous Steamroller Park. The brightly-painted vintage roller has delighted generations of kids in the Hills, and the surrounding […]