GAWLER Council has requested an update on the progress of its Rural Area Statement of Intent, following enquiries from councillors at their October ordinary meeting.
A PROPOSAL to trial a new farmers’ market in Gawler has been shot down amidst concerns about the prospective market-holder’s desired operating hours.
ONLY four incumbent councillors have been re-elected to a new-look Gawler Council elected member body that includes three first-time representatives and only one woman.
FORMER Adelaide Plains councillor Mark Wasley has defeated incumbent Tony Flaherty, former deputy mayor Mel Lawrence and challenger Chris Starrs to take the top job as mayor.
THIS year’s Gawler Rotary Village Fair was another success, with around $15,000 raised on the day by the community groups involved with the annual event.
THE Gawler community reflected on the sacrifices made by local service men and women, and other Australians, in World War One at a special Remembrance Day service at Pioneer Park on Sunday morning.
THE major benefactor of the new Pioneer Park war memorial gave an impassioned Remembrance Day address reflecting on the meaning and “powerful symbolism” of the sculpture, amid significant debate within the community regarding it.
THE Springwood Communities development in Gawler East risks becoming “another Aldi”, should Gawler Council be stripped of its planning authority by State Coordinator General Jim Hallion.