IT’S been 60 years since Gawler’s Don Raggatt fought a communist enemy during the Malayan Emergency – losing a treasured friend in the process.
THE birth of the iconic Gawler Institute building was celebrated last Wednesday evening with the official launch of a new heritage exhibition.
A PAINTED silk banner, which dates back to the formation of the Gawler Institute committee, will be put on display once again due in part to the community’s support.
A WILLASTON resident passionate about uncovering historical items has stumbled across a love letter, rates notice, joker playing card, coins and postcards dating back to the early 1900s.
THE pioneer headstones located at the entrance of the Willaston Cemetery are being removed by Gawler Council for conservation.
THEY honourably served to protect their country, and now their final resting place will be given the mark it deserves.
MEMBERS of the local Kaurna community and Gawler councillors met on Monday to discuss the felling of a sacred tree.
FOR 58 years there was a piece of Willaston sporting history that had been kept private by its owner – but that’s no longer the case.