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Magpies mangle North

Monday, 9th November, 2015

Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke Central’s Jon Carrett looks to chalk up a few more runs while North’s Anthony Tidball watches on as wicketkeeper. Carrett top scored in the Magpies’ demolition of the Bulldogs on Saturday. PICTURE: Patrick Reincke

Central had no problem dispatching an undermanned North on the weekend to the tune of 158 runs.

Jon Carrett led the Central batting innings with his 75 to set a very tough target for North.

But things didn’t start well for Central with Cam Wells dismissed by Tom Davey for three in the second over.

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Keep it local, says Chamber

Monday, 9th November, 2015

Shops along Argent Street, Broken Hill. Shops along Argent Street, Broken Hill.

The Chamber of Commerce is urging residents to shop locally in the lead-up to Christmas, saying that for every $100 spent in the Silver City, $58 returns to the local economy.

Executive officer Tatjana Zelenkova said spending locally has a range of economic benefits.

“A number of studies show that spending your money locally has substantial economic benefits,” she said.

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Sun set to shine

Wednesday, 16th September, 2015

Jett Xavier Jackson Gabelloni Jett Xavier Jackson Gabelloni

The prolonged winter weather may finally be at an end with the onset of a string of sunny days. According to the Bureau of Meteorology, the temperature should remain in the low 20s over the next week. One local who stepped outside to enjoy the fine conditions was Jett Xavier Jackson Gabelloni. The three-year-old is shown with the pretty flowers growing outside his grandmother’s house yesterday afternoon.

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Health Council aim to improve services

Wednesday, 16th September, 2015

Health Council members will exchange ideas on how to improve services in the Far West when they meet in the city this week at the Far West Local Health District Annual Health Council Forum.

“Participants will have the opportunity to share their views on health issues as well as learn more about the role they play in enhancing health services for their communities,” said Ms Darriea Turley, Manager Community Engagement, Far West LHD.

“They will be joined by their governing body, the Far West LHD Board, the Chief Executive and senior management,” she said.

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Peace pipe: Water Minister floats Murray proposal

Thursday, 27th November, 2014

A proposed pipeline to the Murray River was a “once in a lifetime opportunity” to secure Broken Hill’s water supply, according to Water Minister Kevin Humphries.

The State Government has revealed it is considering the pipeline as a permanent fix for the city and its reliance on an increasingly precarious supply from the Darling River. 

The proposal is the largest of around 70 water projects across country NSW under consideration as part of a new $1 billion regional water security and supply fund.

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