News archive

This is an archive containing every news story ever posted on the BDT website. If you’re looking for a specific article, try the search box at the top right hand side of this page. Otherwise you can just browse the archive by selecting a year and month below.

February, 2016

Don’t believe everything you read

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

Social media has become a breeding ground for false rumours about the local water supply.

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Community ignored

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

An alderman says the majority of ratepayers are strongly opposed to Council’s multi-million dollar “parklet” project.

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Len’s endeavour

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

A New South Wales trots trainer is visiting the city as part of remarkable feat he plans to accomplish.

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Neve looks to the stars

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

Local student Neve Robins is Australia’s female representative at this year’s United Space School in America.

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St John Cadets seek new blood

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

The St John Ambulance Cadet Division is opening its doors to new members.

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Entertaining contest

Originally published: Saturday, 6th February, 2016

After last weekend’s washout local cricketers will be keen to get a full day’s play in today.

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MDB falls short

Originally published: Friday, 5th February, 2016

Reigning Senior SACA Country Cup champions South East proved too good for the Murray Districts-Barrier (MDB) side in the 2016 Grand Final played at Railways Oval yesterday. 

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Herald Sun price skyrockets

Originally published: Friday, 5th February, 2016

Local Herald Sun readers will need to dig deeper into their pockets if they want a copy from Monday.

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Day of firsts for Cullen twins

Originally published: Friday, 5th February, 2016

Twins Charli and Darcey Cullen celebrated a lot of firsts yesterday.

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Reporter goes looking for love

Originally published: Thursday, 4th February, 2016

If you saw local Channel 7 reporter Tom Johnson twice on television last night, you weren’t imagining it.

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Civic Centre plans unveiled

Originally published: Thursday, 4th February, 2016

The upgrade of the Civic Centre has moved a step closer with City Council yesterday releasing details of the redesign of the 1970s building. 

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Dolan eyes three-peat

Originally published: Thursday, 4th February, 2016

Footy pre-season is well and truly underway for all four clubs and at South they’re gearing up for a premiership hat-trick.

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Jack scores win in Gawler

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd February, 2016

Young greyhound trainer Jack Trengove has picked up a winner interstate.

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Chamber in crisis

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd February, 2016

The Chamber of Commerce is in crisis mode and is looking for support from their members.

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Cheers to 125 years of the Tyddie

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd February, 2016

It wasn’t until Monday night that it dawned on the Tydvil Hotel’s co-owner, Jo Casey, that the popular watering hole was due to celebrate its 125 birthday this year.

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A giant contribution

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd February, 2016

Junior football ambassador Dale Tonkin has called it quits after years of work for AFL NSW/ACT.

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Fight for funding to continue

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd February, 2016

Heritage grant applicants who were last year rejected for thousands of dollars due to a “ridiculous misunderstanding” have not let the setback dissuade them from trying again.

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New school year just days away

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd February, 2016

Local children are preparing to head back to school this week.

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Help at hand for homeless

Originally published: Monday, 1st February, 2016

Over 120 young people in Broken Hill who were homeless or at risk of homelessness were assisted by Mission Australia in 2015.

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Work of Art

Originally published: Monday, 1st February, 2016

Trainer Kasey Hocking tamed the bad-mannered Majestic Art and drove him home for a stunning win in race two at the Rocky Baker Memorial Paceway on Saturday night.

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Legends of art

Originally published: Monday, 1st February, 2016

After a fortnight of painstaking work, artist John Hinton’s latest mural is all but complete.

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