All Broken Hill articles

Council in push for NBN

Monday, 31st October, 2011

 City Council has asked the Government to include the region in the next National Broadband Network rollout.

The city failed to make the cut when the first quarterly announcement of the country cities due to get NBN was released this month.

Council’s plea for consideration was lodged in a submission to the Chairman of the Standing Committee on State Development, Rick Colless, and will be considered during a hearing on Friday into Far West NSW social and economic development. 

City Council’s General Manager, Frank Zaknich, said that a partnership between Council and Regional Development Australia (RDA) Far West was vital.

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Love and kisses for that someone special

Monday, 31st October, 2011

WITH LOVE: Pauline Marrone gets kisses from grandchildren Ben and Gabriella Marrone-Sadauskas. WITH LOVE: Pauline Marrone gets kisses from grandchildren Ben and Gabriella Marrone-Sadauskas.

By Kurtis Eichler

She’s known simply as ‘Gran’ by her two biggest fans and yesterday Pauline Marrone celebrated the State’s first ever Grandparents Day with them - her grandchildren Ben and Gabriella Marrone-Sadauskas.

The trio had lunch at Club Legion where Pauline is the vice-president.

“When they delegated the day we decided to do something special for grandparents,” Mrs Marrone said.

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Young champs score golf title double

Monday, 31st October, 2011

THE BEST: (Clockwise from left) Evan Scott (8), Phoebe Lane (9), Kyle Jelbert (16) and Luke Hall (9). THE BEST: (Clockwise from left) Evan Scott (8), Phoebe Lane (9), Kyle Jelbert (16) and Luke Hall (9).

 By Captain

 Two young golfers have claimed back-to-back wins in the Junior Golf Championships.

Phoebe Lane showed her prowess with the putter and played some very classy strokes to card just 19 over the three holes and in the process won herself promotion next year.

Luke Hall also claimed the double but had to produce his best at the end of the year to keep the field at bay.

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