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Young doctors love the country practice

Three young doctors will begin their medical careers serving the outback as interns at the Broken Hill Hospital. Andrew Harris, Martin Hanson and Phillip Cellich started with the Far West Local health District this week, and will divide their time between the medical and surgical ward and emergency department during their internship. They will be assessing patients admitted to hospital, assessing changing medical conditions in the wards, and assisting in emergency department under supervision of more senior doctors.

No joke, he’s one tough Knutt

One of the most sought-after prizes in local harness racing will be up for grabs tonight with the running of the Carbine Chemicals Maltese Cup. While the cup pays tribute to the huge contribution that Maltese families have made to racing, it has also grown to become an event encompassing the whole city, and is arguably the harness club’s second biggest event behind the St Pat’s meeting.

Bingo big day out

Some of the city’s retirees settled in for the long haul yesterday at a combined marathon bingo session at Harold Williams Home. Residents of Aruma Lodge, Harold Williams Home (HWH) and St Anne’s all took part in the big day of fun and games, with bingo running from 10.30am to 2.30pm. The action was only broken for lunch which consisted of 25 pizzas from Domino’s.