A campaign for our district. For everyone interested in contributing ideas to re-invigorate this beautiful Adelaide Hills township.
We’re having a community engagement forum and you are invited.
Tuesday 25 June 7pm – 9pm @ the Uraidla Footy Club, off Swamp Road
Why should you be interested and head out to join us?
- Because we hope you care about the future of our district just as much as we do.
- This is an opportunity to connect with people in your district and find out how together we can create even more connections, short list local projects for the future and hear from you how we can make our district an even better place for all.
- Remember our district is more than Uraidla so everyone is welcome.
- In 2015 over 200 of you came along, we hope we can get even more of you involved this time.
- Bring a plate of food to share.
- Soft drinks, water, tea and coffee will be available for free.
Just over six years ago, after a succession of business closures, the local hotel poured its last drink on 15 August 2012. This brought the community to the realisation that they were losing much more than local businesses. They were losing the potential of a thriving town for future generations.
In 2013 the picturesque village of Uraidla in the Adelaide Hills was close to becoming a ghost town. With the exception of Saturday afternoon bowls home games, you could walk the main street and not bump into another soul. Known for its cherries, berries and vegetable produce together with a strong sporting tradition, Uraidla, a town that once considered itself self-sufficient, sustaining an IGA supermarket, butcher, two hairdressers and a petrol station, was feeling the impact of longer city trading hours and a changing demographic.
Drawing inspiration from the UK Pub is the Hub movement, in March 2014 more than 220 people from Uraidla and surrounding hills settlements crammed into the Uraidla Football clubrooms to share their views on the future of their town. An amazing response given, Uraidla itself only has a population of 460 people.
Within five years, a grass roots community campaign to bring business back to their town has seen the sleepy villages of Uraidla and Summertown transform into a food and wine hub of the Adelaide Hills and with it, a rise in community spirit.
We can’t wait to see what the future holds for our district.
Committee Member + Market Co-Coordinator
Committee Member + The Red Shed Coordinator
For anyone and everyone who lives in and around, or passes through Uraidla and the surrounding suburbs.
To collect and share ideas to re-imagine this beautiful district.
To link, connect and strengthen relationships amongst neighbours, businesses and the wider community.
A place for everyone, young old and anyone in between to relax, enjoy and discover our local produce and the beautiful environment we live in.
The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) serves communities through dedicated volunteers delivering professional fire and rescue services to outer metropolitan, regional and rural South Australia.
The Red Shed in Uraidla (Greenhill Road – across from Swamp Rd) is an inviting place for all wanting to give woodworking try. The shed is equiped with all the tools you need and volunteers will help you with wood work, repairs, community projects etc.
Open Tuesday & Thursday 9.30 – 12 noon + the last Sunday of each month
The AHNRC is a community led environmental information hub. Our aim is to encourage and support sustainable community actions for the conservation and protection of the biodiversity of the region.
The Sustainability Fair is provided as a venue to showcase local activities that contribute to creating a more sustainable society particularly through a reduction in our carbon use. We encourage businesses, community groups and individuals whose work will lead to greater sustainability to showcase successful achievements or otherwise promote their work.
For well over a century the Uraidla & Summertown Horticultural & Floricultural Society has been bringing you an annual event to entertain and inspire, through participation and presentations.
Sport & Recreation groups
Aikido in the Hills
Contact name: Peter Noble
Basket Range Cricket Club
Contact name: Paul Cranwell
Piccadilly Netball Club
Contact: Elise Carmen
Rangers Soccer Club
Contact name : Brendan Daw
Summertown Netball Club
Contact name: Hannah Dow
Summertown Table Tennis Club
Contact name : Adrian Pobke
Summertown Tennis Club
Contact name : Jessica Lang
Summit Valley Community Club (Gymnastics Club)
Contact Name: Alice Thorn
Uraidla Bowling Club
Contact Name: Joel Vandepeer
Uraidla Cricket Club
Contact name: Ben Sutton
Uraidla Football Club
Contact name : Malcolm Pridham
Email : email@example.com
website : uraidlafc.com
Uraidla Netball Club
Contact name: Sam Parker
Telephone: Sam Parker at 08 8390 1064
Uraidla Tennis Club
Contact: Chris Badenoch
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