Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 9th February

Part of the Series “Looking Back with the Bunyip
Produced by on February 20, 2022

Looking back at Gawler’s history through the columns of the Bunyip Newspaper with Janette and Kay Boon from Wednesday 9th February 2022

  • 150 years ago the Bunyip featured a local Hoax,
  • 100 years ago the Bunyip reported on the construction of a locomotive engine,
  • 50 years ago there was concern about footballers’ homework,
  • 25 years ago work on Hewett school was beginning and
  • 10 years ago the paper reported that the King Street Bridge was about to be demolished in preparation for the electrification of the Gawler Rail line.

The Gawler Then and Now image is of Ames Hardware store 1998

For more about Gawler’s history and a wonderful collection of images go to https://gawlerhistory.com/Main_Page

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

https://freemusicarchive.org/music/Dougie_Mathieson__Mags_Macfarlane/A_Tribute_to_Rabbie_Burns

Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip
Looking Back with the Bunyip: Wednesday 9th February
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