Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 17th May
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 17th May 2023
150 years ago a case of drunk driving comes before Gawler courthouse, 100 years ago the anniversary of the King’s Accession is recognised, 50 years ago Gawler council requests a 24 hour phone service for Gawler Police Station, 25 years ago a new garden waste collection is reported on, and 10 years ago there are rumours that Aldi is coming to Gawler.
The Gawler Now and Then image is of Nurse Greenslade Cottage, 1900
Read more local news at the Bunyip Website here https://bunyippress.com.au/
For more information about Gawler Now and Then visit the Gawler history website, www.gawlerhistory.com
Opening and closing music taken from A Tribute to Robbie Burns by Dougie Mathieson and Mags Macfarlane