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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.

February, 2009

Youngsters urged to sign up

Originally published: Friday, 27th February, 2009

The local basketball association is hosting a basic skills training and recruitment day for under 8 and 10 girls and boys.

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Unusual happenings in the sky tonight

Originally published: Tuesday, 24th February, 2009

Local stargazers are in for a treat tonight with two visions of splendour.

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Dance debut has Danny on a high

Originally published: Tuesday, 17th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Bushfires concert fundraiser

Originally published: Monday, 16th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic A concert will be held in Sturt Park on Sunday to raise funds for the Victorian Bushfire Appeal.

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Laurence finally made it

Originally published: Monday, 16th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic Broken Hill is a prominent part of his family's history, and after 60 years of yearning, Laurence Miscall Jr from America is finally seeing the city first hand.

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Flood of fundraisers

Originally published: Friday, 13th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Danny Can Dance

Originally published: Thursday, 12th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Pool sharing review

Originally published: Wednesday, 11th February, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Exceptional painting considered "too rude"

Originally published: Tuesday, 10th February, 2009

A local TAFE student's painting has been considered too rude for NSW Government office walls, despite being singled out as exceptional by her teachers.

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New bid to halt flooding

Originally published: Monday, 9th February, 2009

The Gypsum Street-Mercury Street corner will be modified to help stop the flooding that occurs during heavy downpours.

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Tackling the track

Originally published: Friday, 6th February, 2009

Broken Hill's Rhiannon Massey and Cindy Spicer are getting set to tackle one of the biggest challenges of their lives - the Kokoda Track.

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Family hoping for some help

Originally published: Thursday, 5th February, 2009

The Matten family are hoping that the federal opposition will pass the Government's proposed second stimulus package.

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New chapter for students

Originally published: Wednesday, 4th February, 2009

Seven years ago, almost to the day, Danielle Hurst, Maddison O'Dwyer, Bailey Treloar, Emma Brown and Abbi Thomas were embarking on one of the most exciting and terrifying days of their lives: Their first day of primary school at Alma. Today the nerves have gone and they have all grown up as they start their first day of high school. The five, who are all related, said they were excited to be heading into the gates of Willyama High School for the first time.

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Heat sets in

Originally published: Tuesday, 3rd February, 2009

The city endured its seventh successive day of scorching temperatures yesterday as the mercury climbed to 42.2 Celsius.

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Perilya promises no big changes

Originally published: Monday, 2nd February, 2009

Perilya has ruled out any more major changes at its local operation as a result of a proposed takeover by Chinese zinc miner Zhongjin Lingnan.

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