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MAJOR TRUCK ACCIDENT - 1962
The brakes failed on a semitrailer coming down Lyndoch Road. The car driver following the truck sensed something wrong, overtook and
contnually blew his horn as a warning before escaping lef into Murray Street. The truck, in atemptng to avoid crashing into buildings
by turning right at the intersecton, overturned and crushed a parked car containing an occupant. Both the driver of the truck and the
occupant of the damaged car sufered cuts and shock, but were otherwise uninjured.
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Helen is the Animal Welfare
League's Pet of the Week.
A stunning two-year-
old ginger-and-white lady
seeking a family who will
give her all the love and
afecton she needs.
Helen arrived at the AWL
with a liter of kitens who
she has been busy raising.
Now they are all old
enough to fnd loving
homes, it's her turn to meet
her perfect match.
A quite actve and playful
cat, Helen will need lots of
enrichment toys to keep
her occupied – think of
all the fun you could have
If you think you could
give Helen a safe and loving
indoor-only home, why not
spend some tme getng to
vaccinated, health checked
and only $75, come meet
Helen at the AWL (1-19
Cormack Road, Wingfeld).
Adopton opening tmes
are 10am to 3pm, seven
days a week (8348 1300,
OF THE WEEK
January 23 -- Outdoor cinema, Apex Park.
Food, drinks and jumping castle available from
5.30pm. 'The Lego Movie' commences at 8pm.
January 26 -- Australia Day breakfast, 7am to
9.30am, Apex Park.
January 28 - Gawler Branch Cancer Council,
9am, Lions Rooms at the Gawler Railway
Station. 8522 2608.
January 30 -- Outdoor cinema, Apex Park.
Food, drinks and jumping castle available from
5.30pm. 'Muppets Most Wanted' commences at
8pm. 8522 9295.
February 1 -- Gawler Lions Market, every
Sunday 8am to noon, Gawler Railway Station.
Contact Eric 0418 836 150.
A GUIDE TO WHAT'S ON IN OUR AREA
Out & About
If you didn't have anything to do last
weekend in Gawler, you must not have
been in Gawler!
THIS past week, the first week of getting
back to reality since the fires, saw the
CFS Region 2 headquarters, based at
Willaston, welcome many new keen and
interested prospective members at their
Wednesday night training session.
A long-time member told me that there
is always new interest after a disaster, such
as the fires that went for nearly 10 days; the
same was seen after the Eden Valley fires.
WILLASTON Hotel staff have organised
a fundraiser to be held on Saturday,
January 31, in the hotel grounds.
From 2pm there will be live music, raffles,
a barbecue spit and face-painting for kids,
with all sales supporting our local CFS, the
CFS Foundation and the Fauna League of
For more information about the fundraiser,
contact the hotel.
JANUARY 31 sees the Gawler Giants
Softball Club hold its third quiz night at
the Gawler Elderly Centre, Fourteenth
The night starts at 7pm and tables of eight
are welcome, with seats just $10 each.
The quiz night will include lots of
auctions, raffles, prizes and games throughout
the evening and tickets are on sale from
Tracey (0413 089 084).
THE Northern Stars Toastmasters has a
new meeting location.
The group starts back in 2015 at the
Hewett Centre, Kingfisher Drive, Hewett, on
February 10 from 6.30pm.
Northern Stars Toastmasters is a group
dedicated to improving public speaking and
leadership skills and has been a part of Gawler
for 17 years.
Now meeting on the second and fourth
Tuesday of each month, dinner is included and
is available at $20 for the two-course meal.
If you are keen to know about improving
your public speaking, call 0413 246 118 for
KAPUNDA & Light Tourism has donated a
lawn bowls kit to the Kapunda Bowling Club to
encourage more people to take up the sport.
The Junior Jack Attack kit will be used by Kapunda
Bowling Club for Kapunda Primary School students,
the broader community and other primary schools
in the region.
Junior Jack Attack is a program run by Bowls
Australia with the aim to provide primary school age
students with an insight into bowls.
The kits are $400 each and include two sets of 16
bowls, target mat, coloured cones, scoring mat, mats,
jacks and activity cards, packed in a wheeled bag.
The donation of the kit will coincide with the
building of Kapunda's new undercover 10-rink bowl-
ing complex, which will begin this year.
The welcome rain has been
turning the grass a beautiful green
thankfully the weather is now calm and cool
as children get ready for school
Also, it's time for the grape harvest to start
when the vines and berries annually part.
Bowls kit donated
Fundraiser...John Gri ths (left), and Maureen and Ron Tucker enjoy morning tea at the
Mallala CWA's clubrooms last Friday, where over $900 was raised for Sampson Flat bush re
Club seeks help
THE Gawler Skating Club is seeking a volun-
teer qualified to conduct an audit of the club's
As the club is not for profit, it is seeking someone
to donate or discount their services to keep the club's
If you are qualified in the finance industry and
would like to lend a hand, contact the club either
on Facebook (gawlerskatingclubfacebook.com/
gawlerskatingclub) or through its website
The Gawler Skating Club is an artistic roller-skat-
ing club with members competing in the disciplines
of freeskating, dance and figures.
The club runs the national learn-to-skate program
called 'Skate Stars', with group lessons every Satur-
day morning at the Gawler Sport and Community
Gawler - too lovely
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