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Art in August
Gawler Sala art trail 2-24 Aug
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Terms & CondiTions: open to all sA residents, except Gawler Business
development Group inc. (GBdG) Board members and contractors and their
immediate families. entries open Tuesday 1st July 2014 and close 5pm Friday 29th
August 2014. entries must be received by 5.00pm Friday 29th August 2014 and
provide the correct answer. entries will only be accepted on-line www.gawler.org.au
and only one entry per person. entry details will be used for future GBdG promotions
and communication. The winner gives permission for their name and photograph
to be published on www.gawler.org.au and Gawler Facebook sites. The draw will
take place on monday 1st september 2014. The prize is $1500. The winner will be
notified by telephone and/or email on 1st September 2014. If the entrant does not
agree to the above terms and conditions, they are ineligible to enter the competition.
Gawler Business development Group inc. Po Box 402 Gawler sA 5118.
SiMPlY ANSWER: How many Gawler venues
are participating in ‘Art in August’? Find the
answer at www.gawler.org.au/events/2014-08
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AFTER months of deliberation,
Gawler Council mayor Brian
Sambell is expected
to soon announce
whether he will
run for re-elec-
who was elected
in 2007, said
“there’s still a
few little loose
ends to tie up” before he makes his
He said while he loves what he
is doing, there was “an enormous
amount of pressure as a mayor.”
“I’ve got to add all these things
up,” he said.
The SA local government
will be held in
Currently, only lawyer John
Bolton, who contested the last Gawl-
er Council election, has indicated
that he will be standing for mayor.
EVANSTON PARK’S cycling speedster Jack
Bobridge has claimed two gold medals at the
Commonwealth Games, but that’s not the com-
Bobridge, now regarded as a veteran of the inter-
national cycling scene, has fought back from health
concerns and a reduced preparation to stake a claim
for a shot at gold at the Olympic Games in Rio de
Janiero in two years’ time.
His manager and fa-
ther Kahl Bobridge said
he was extremely proud
of his son’s achievement,
particularly coming off
little preparation for the
“It’s quite significant,”
“He’s had a pretty hard
trot the last two or three
years with his arthritis and a few things going on
with him, so we’re definitely proud of him, that’s for
Bobridge notched his first gold after guiding his
team to victory in the men’s 4000m team pursuit fi-
nal on Thursday night.
His second medal came after defeating team-mate
Alex Edmondson in the final of his pet event, the
4000m individual pursuit, a day later.
Bobridge had previously been riding the road cir-
cuit with a professional team, and was only given the
all-clear to ride in Glasgow a fortnight before the first
His win in the heat and subsequent final of the in-
dividual pursuit was the first time he had raced com-
petitively in the event for four years.
“He only had two weeks coming in and he’s done
an excellent job, he seems to do that transition pretty
well,” Bobridge’s father said.
“I thought there might have been some stiffer com-
petition, Alex Edmondson was damn good competi-
tion, don’t worry about that, but we thought he’d be
up against Bradley Wiggins.
“He’s pretty happy with himself to come back and
In the team pursuit, his team, consisting of Luke
Davison, Edmondson and Glenn O’Shea, set a new
games record when they crossed the finish line nearly
six seconds ahead of the
English team headed by
Wiggins, the 2012 Tour
de France winner.
All of the cyclists were
part of the Australian
team that defeated Great
Britain to win team pur-
suit gold at the 2014
The victory was ex-
tra sweet for Bobridge
and O’Shea, who were both part of the team that
narrowly missed out on gold at the London 2012
Olympics by losing to a world-record ride from Great
In the individual pursuit, the event world record
holder finished in a time of four minutes 19.65 sec-
onds, almost five seconds faster than his opposing
Fellow Evanston Park local Miles Scotson was also
part of the five-man squad that travelled to Glasgow
for the games, but did not compete in the team pur-
He did race in the individual pursuit, finishing six
fastest overall, but did not qualify for finals.
Evanston Park’s super cyclist joins...
It’s quite significant. He’s had
a pretty hard trot the last two or three
years with his arthritis and a few things
going on with him, so we’re definitely
proud of him, that’s for sure.
Evanston Park cycling product Jack Bobridge finished with two gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in
Glasgow after joining the team just a fortnight before the first event.
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