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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.

September, 2008

Station 'able to be closed'

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th September, 2008

The NSW Fire Brigade says the public's safety will not be compromised by a plan to shut the South Fire Station for short periods.

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PCYC safety focus for school holidays

Originally published: Monday, 29th September, 2008

The PCYC will get a visit from the city's emergency services during the school holidays.

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Lessons to be learned

Originally published: Thursday, 25th September, 2008

A former bank robber has been helping about 20 local jobseekers this week in a program designed to find them work.

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Birds blown down in storm

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th September, 2008

As the skies cleared after Monday's storm it was revealed that it wasn't only people's houses that were damaged by the wild weather.

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Show delights

Originally published: Monday, 22nd September, 2008

The Silver City Show has wrapped up for another year.

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It's been a long wait, but Show now in reach

Originally published: Friday, 19th September, 2008

The 119th annual Silver City Show got underway yesterday evening.

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Perilya to explain

Originally published: Thursday, 18th September, 2008

Perilya says it will write to all the union members it sacked from the mines to explain to them why it chose them and not others.

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Foul fruit cleared out class

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th September, 2008

A piece of rotten fruit kept firefighters busy for four hours yesterday at Morgan Street Public School.

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A hair-raising day

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th September, 2008

Dust flew through the city yesterday, blowing away a welcome dose of sunshine.

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New ride sure to please thrillseekers

Originally published: Monday, 15th September, 2008

A new ride is expected to be a big drawcard at this month's Silver City Show.

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Purchase 'great outcome'

Originally published: Friday, 12th September, 2008

The NSW Government's purchase of Toorale station was a "great outcome" for the Murray-Darling river system, the Darling River Action Group (DRAG) said yesterday.

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Visit from the other side

Originally published: Thursday, 11th September, 2008

It's welcomed many Labor leaders through its doors before, but yesterday the Trades Hall hosted a rare visit from a leader of that other side of Australian politics.

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Visit from the other side

Originally published: Thursday, 11th September, 2008

It's welcomed many Labor leaders through its doors before, but yesterday the Trades Hall hosted a rare visit from a leader of that other side of Australian politics.

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Historic cabinet meeting

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th September, 2008

Senior Liberal and National Party members flew into the city yesterday ahead of the first ever Opposition Cabinet meeting to be held in Broken Hill.

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Local talent shines

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th September, 2008

A team of students from BH High School have won the NSW Regional Final of the Tournament of Minds and will now proceed to the State competition.

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Resilient city celebrates in style

Originally published: Monday, 8th September, 2008

Saturday night's 125th anniversary celebrations were a chance to recognise and pay tribute to the city's resilience, according to Council Community and Development Manager, Fiona Ellis.

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Merge mystery

Originally published: Friday, 5th September, 2008

While the Greater Western Area Health Service prepares for another merger, questions remain as to whether the last one was worthwhile.

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Cancer man a con artist

Originally published: Thursday, 4th September, 2008

Police are warning residents about a con man who is targeting the elderly.

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Teachers refuse to yield

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd September, 2008

Teachers have threatened to close schools again next year if an agreement on working conditions cannot be reached with the NSW Government.

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Tractor trekkers hit the long paddock

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd September, 2008

Not content to follow the vast majority by purchasing a luxurious 4WD with all the creature comforts, the pair choose to travel by tractor.

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Promoting a nuclear-free world

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd September, 2008

The Community Voices choir will be singing peace songs at Bell's Milk Bar today to promote a nuclear-free world.

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Amber's artwork on show for city

Originally published: Monday, 1st September, 2008

Burke Ward student Amber Harvey's artwork is on show all over the city.

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Airport master plan

Originally published: Monday, 1st September, 2008

A master plan for the city's airport is pushing ahead, with City Council to invited five companies to tender for its preparation.

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