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50 YEARS AGO
COUNCIL "TIDIES UP" MURRAY ST... Taxi stands are
to be re-sited, loading and unloading bays re-arranged and
parking tme limits imposed in Murray Street by decisions
of Gawler Town Council.
The decisions were made at a commitee meetng on
Monday night this week when councillors proposed
motons to “tdy up” the trafc of the main street.
On the moton of Cr. B.C. Eastck, seconded by Cr.
Curnow, a two-hour parking limit is to be imposed on
vehicles parking in Murray Street or using loading and
unloading bays between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday.
150 YEARS AGO
YOUNG THE MAGNIFICENT... And so it came to
pass, when Governor Young ascended the throne of
his predecessors, that the people, bearing in mind
the wisdom of their former rulers, received him with
thundering acclamaton saying: “Behold! To whom
much welcome is given, of him much service shall be
And when the governor heard the saying, he
conferred with his councillors thus, “Behold I will be
a father to my people, and I will make a habitaton in
their midst therein to dwell.”
25 YEARS AGO
NATALIE SASHED... The Mallala
entrant in the Miss South Australia
quest, Natalie Secomb, was sashed
by Miss South Australia herself
(Debbie Drummond) at the Mallala
Spastc Commitee annual luncheon
last Friday at the Mallala Insttute.
Commitee president Chris
Parry welcomed 110 ladies and
paid tribute to the work of past
president the late Mrs. Phyllis
Jarmyn during her 21 years in ofce.
For the occasion Natalie wore a
white Victorian blouse and slim-
ftng black shirt.
In her response she mentoned a visit to the Spastc
Centre and the wonderful work done there to educate
and train people with multple disabilites to live
independent lives – something which she said many
able-bodied people took for granted.
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10 YEARS AGO
DON'T BE AGGRESSIVE! POLICE WARN LOCAL
DRIVERS ON BAD DRIVING HABITS... In a
horror week on our roads, one person was killed and at
least fve were lucky to escape injury in four separate
accidents throughout the region.
The accidents came as tailgatng, drink-driving and
speeding were highlighted by local police as major
problems throughout Gawler.
Local railway crossings have also come under fre afer
three people were injured when their vehicles collided
with trains in two separate accidents at Mallala and
GAWLER AMATEUR GARDENER'S SOCIETY...
The frst competton for the new year took place on
There was a good atendance, and the President Mr. S.
Richardson occupied the chair.
It was decided to run two grades during the coming
year, to show on alternate Saturdays.
Several new members were elected.
It is expected that compettons during the next twelve
months will be extremely keen.
100 YEARS AGO
A very special social
A LOCAL mum is helping young peo-
ple with intellectual disability make
connections across the local region.
Gawler East mum Angela McFarlane,
with generous support from the local com-
munity, has organised a social night for
the intellectually disabled next month.
Angela said other suburbs around Ad-
elaide held events for people with intel-
lectual disability, but there was nothing of
that nature in Gawler.
"I just thought there was a need for it,"
"I've got a son who's autistic and intel-
lectually disabled...and he wants to meet
Angela hoped to host the event once
every three months, with a new activity
planned for each social night.
"It will be karaoke for (the first event),"
"We're going to try and do something
different each time though, so next time it
might be a country and western night or a
rock and roll night or a live band."
She hoped the event would help young
people like her son meet friends or a part-
"We need to do something in this area
for our kids so that they can get to know
(others) around their age group," she
"It's for them so they have a social venue
that they can go to, look forward to, dress
up for and have a good time."
Evanston Park teen Holly Taylor, who
is enrolled at Gawler & District College
Special Unit, said she was looking for-
ward to singing and dancing at the social
The free event will be held at the Youth
Shak, Gawler Sport and Community
Centre, Nixon Terrace on August 9.
For more information, call 0458 417
Carers are asked to stay for the event.
Local youth David Bell, 14, Nicole Hill, 17, and Holly Taylor, 18 are looking forward to the social night for the intellectually disabled
organised by Gawler East mum Angela McFarlane (second from left).
PHOTO: Natalie Vikhrov
Apex's new president
THE Gawler Apex Club has a new
president after Richard Beacham was
inducted at the organisation's hand
over dinner on Saturday, July 5, at
the Gawler Arms Hotel.
Mr Beacham replaced outgoing presi-
dent Rhys Farrow.
He spoke about his plans for the com-
ing year and mentioned the need for
youth to help continue the great com-
Mr Beacham also spoke about giving
young people a chance to improve them-
In his closing address, Mr Farrow dis-
cussed the club's achievements through-
out the year.
Highlights included working at the
Gawler Show, Relay For Life and the pop-
up lane event in Gawler's main street.
A range of donations were also empha-
sised during Mr Farrow's speech, includ-
ing contributions to the Variety Club
and to Eden Valley bushfire victims.
Jakob Hercberg was inducted into the
club after assisting at past events in Mar-
ree and at working bees.
The handover dinner also coincided
with the club's 1500 dinner, celebrating
the club's 1500th meeting.
The milestone is a rare occurrence for
any club and it has taken Gawler Apex
63 years to reach the figure.
TOP RIGHT: New president
of the Gawler Apex Club,
RIGHT: The outgoing presi-
dent of the Gawler Apex
Club, Rhys Farrow
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