Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 25th May
Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay from Wednesday 25th May 2022
150 years ago a story about a Variety entertainment reflects how values have changed, 100 years ago illegal booking was keeping the local court busy, 50 years ago mushrooms were making news, 25 years ago the papers mourns the ending of the Lighting up of Gawler’s legendary Christmas Tree, and ten years ago the eight year battle against cancer of a Gawler man inspired his mate to a change of career.
The Gawler Now and Then image is of the Willaston Football Club 1941
Read more local news at the Bunyip Website here https://bunyippress.com.au/
Opening and closing music taken from A Tribute to Robbie Burns by Dougie Mathieson and Mags Macfarlane
Please note it may be a couple of weeks before the next podcast in this series due to Covid. We apologies for the delays.