Flashback Friday | 1967

In the February of 1967, new students and teachers alike were welcomed to the local school communities as the educational year began.

In the mid-summer weather, locals enjoyed peach season, with local trees fully laden with fresh produce.

While the men of the district were competing in the later months of association cricket, local women were representing the district in Adelaide in tennis.

The Cleve Emergency Fire Service experienced a surge in volunteer numbers after previously dwindling and struggling to provide the service.

Health services were also battling an employee shortage, with the Cleve hospital facing the risk of closure should it be unable to attract appropriately qualified sisters.

The Eyre PeninsulaTribune also delved into the origins of the naming of Cleve, with the town's namesake, Cleve House becoming a training home for guide dogs in Devonshire, UK.