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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.

June, 2009

Post Office makeover

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th June, 2009

Manager Richard Thomas said the last time the building was painted was about seven years ago.

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Rates 'rubbish' : Man defiant after losing garbage rates case

Originally published: Monday, 29th June, 2009

Local man Colin Patterson says he will go to jail rather than pay what he says are unfair rates on his weekender in Menindee.

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Tibooburra boys are riding high

Originally published: Friday, 26th June, 2009

Tibooburra's Anthony Caldwell is one of a number of cowboys doing well in bronco events in the Australian Professional Rodeo Association titles.

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HDTV not on radar

Originally published: Thursday, 25th June, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Art pushes message

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th June, 2009

Drug Action Week was marked by a local art competition aimed at showing young people that alcohol was a dangerous drug.

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Longer wait on ultrasound

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd June, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic

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Through a glass darkly - John Hart

Originally published: Monday, 22nd June, 2009

By Liz Quirke

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Guns stolen

Originally published: Friday, 19th June, 2009

The recent run of house break-ins around the city has taken a disturbing twist with revelations two firearms were among items taken in one robbery.

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Willyama started strong and never looked back

Originally published: Thursday, 18th June, 2009

Willyama High's girls had too much skill for Broken Hill's in yesterday's game of school football.

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Anzac Hall relinquished

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th June, 2009

The Anzac Hall in Crystal Street is no longer available for hire.

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Tasty treats for charity

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th June, 2009

Staff and clients of HWK accountants dined on home made treats at their Australia's Biggest Morning Tea yesterday. About 15 people enjoyed the cancer fundraiser including Lachlan McInnes, Hannah Squire, Chicky Spencer, Terry Malligan, Janine Malligan and Rina Umback.

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Now for a Wii bit of fun

Originally published: Monday, 15th June, 2009

The folk at Bushview cottage will now be able to mix fun and fitness thanks to a donation of a Nintendo Wii from the Y's Men's Club.

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Girls stepping out for social debut

Originally published: Saturday, 13th June, 2009

Ten young ladies will make their debut at the South Football Club Debutante Ball tonight.

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Action need now: DRAG

Originally published: Friday, 12th June, 2009

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Today Show gig one to remember

Originally published: Thursday, 11th June, 2009

Today Show weatherman Steven Jacobs may have only spent one day in the city, but a mid-flight scare on the journey has ensured it's a trip he'll never forget.

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Dick Smith on flying visit

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th June, 2009

Entrepreneur, pilot and Broken Hill fan, Dick Smith, was here yesterday to pick up his helicopter and begin a camping holiday.

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Adelaide returns for Red Desert Live

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th June, 2009

After three years out of Broken Hill's culinary circuit, Adelaide DeMain and her renowned Indian banquet are back.

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Young encouraged to maximise potential

Originally published: Saturday, 6th June, 2009

A program aimed at moulding the city's young people into leaders is being run this month.

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Author inspires young writers

Originally published: Friday, 5th June, 2009

Renowned Australian children's author, Phil Cummings, brought his enthusiastic style of teaching to the children of Morgan Street Public school this week.

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Green light for wind farm

Originally published: Thursday, 4th June, 2009

Australia's biggest wind farm with almost 600 turbines is to be be built near Silverton, bringing more than 800 jobs to the region. State government approval was given for the project yesterday.

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State silent on swine flu

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd June, 2009

By Stefan Delatovic The Greater Western Area Health Service was yesterday awaiting test results for a suspected case of swine flu.

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"Worthy" award win

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd June, 2009

Far West Auto's Vanessa Hands has been rewarded for her hard work after Ford named her the 2008 Business Manager of the Year.

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Eisteddfod preparations underway

Originally published: Monday, 1st June, 2009

Nominations are now open for the 40th annual Eisteddfod, which will be held at the Entertainment Centre on August 22.

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