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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.

November, 2010

Program gets students flying high

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

The RFDS is giving two local high school students experiences through a new program aimed at promoting the role of nurses.

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Treasurer lends an ear

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

Roozendaal holds talks with City Council

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Search on for princess

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

With just days to go until the Christmas pageant, the hunt is on for this year's 'Pageant Princess'.

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Sir Michael joins Flying Doctor board

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

A member of Britain's House of Lords has joined the board of the local Flying Doctor.

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Doctor in bid to buy centre

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

A community meeting will be held tomorrow to discuss using the Centre for Community as a medical centre.

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Barrier Blue for Isaac

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

The Barrier Primary School Sports Association has celebrated the achievements of school students at its annual awards dinner.

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Athletics

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

Hash House Harriers

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Netball

Originally published: Tuesday, 30th November, 2010

Netball draw for the grand final:

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Far West the first stop

Originally published: Monday, 29th November, 2010

Committee investigating impacts of Basin Plan to visit

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Desert waterfalls

Originally published: Monday, 29th November, 2010

It's quite unusual but the weekend rain resulted in waterfalls in desert waterfalls.

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Over 200 attend synagogue event

Originally published: Monday, 29th November, 2010

Descendants of local Jewish families were among a large crowd that gathered at the city's former synagogue yesterday to re-enact the laying of its foundation stone a century ago.

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Festive season gets underway

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

The city is officially basking in the festive season with the town square's Christmas tree erected yesterday.

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Burke and Wills exhibition

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

An exhibition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ill-fated Burke and Wills expedition will open at the Albert Kersten Mining and Mineral Museum tonight.

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Council wants road quickly

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

Council wants haul road built quickly By Gina Wilson City Council will begin work to fasttrack the building of a haul road linking some of Perilya's assets but it's not yet sure if the mining company will use it.

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No food after two, says Council

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

City Councillors believe locals don't have the right to buy food after 2am but owners of the Late Night Kebab takeaway disagree, and they intend todefy them.

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Silver City medal winners

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

A team of 37 swimmers from the Silver City Swim Club competed at the local Broken Hill two-day swimming carnival on the weekend. 

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Plan to close Coles

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

South residents face a lengthy journey for their grocery shopping with major retailer Coles now planning to shut its Patton Street supermarket.

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Man beaten with bricks and sticks: police

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

A man suffered cuts and bruises and was left bloodied after he was allegedly attacked with bricks and sticks on Wednesday afternoon.

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Bickering undermines Super Clinic plans

Originally published: Friday, 26th November, 2010

Bickering between local doctors saw the Riverina Division of General Practice leave the city without a way forward on applying for millions of dollarsin funding for a GP Super Clinic.

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Strike

Originally published: Thursday, 25th November, 2010

Nurses will begin shutting beds at the local hospital from the start of next month if the NSW Government fails to start negotiating with their union overnurse-to-patient ratios.

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Applause greets Potosi decision

Originally published: Thursday, 25th November, 2010

A heavy vehicle bypass must be built part way around the city before ore can be moved from the Potosi mine.

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Moleworths reaping the rewards of film

Originally published: Thursday, 25th November, 2010

Local station owners Simon and Lindy Molesworth are living proof of the benefits that the movie and television industry can bring to the city and district.

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Potosi's fate decided tonight

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

By Gina Wilson

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Cancer forum praised

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

The local breast cancer forum held yesterday was well received, according to the local Breast Cancer Support Group.

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Kebabs on Council's menu

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

City Council will discuss two kebab shops at tonight's monthly meeting.

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Car trouble

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

A couple who had their shop broken into and then their car destroyed by fire have now been ordered to remove the vehicle from the street.

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TV show races through

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

Quite a few locals were excited yesterday at the news that contestants and crew from the US TV reality show 'The Amazing Race' were in the city as part of their Australian leg of the show.

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Competition fierce at carnival

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

The perfect weather, strong competition and great local support ensured that last weekend's Broken Hill Democratic Club swimming carnivaldrew rave reviews from visitors and locals alike.

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Champion of champions

Originally published: Wednesday, 24th November, 2010

Owing to the inclement weather the previous Saturday, the monthly shoot for November was cancelled and brought forward to the weekend just passed.

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Couple caught by creek

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Two motorists were caught in flooded creeks for hours after a very heavy downpour near Tibooburra on Sunday night.

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Pageant approaches

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Christmas is barely a month away and organisers are encouraging locals to get into the spirit of the festive season at the city's Christmas Pageant.

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Model flying display

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Next Saturday night the Broken Hill Model Flying Club will hold its third public display for the year.

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Odd bird identified

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

A reader has sent in to the BDT a photograph he took of a strange bird he saw in Creedon Street on Saturday asked us if we could find out what it was.

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Raelene Boyle speaking at cancer forum

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Commonwealth Games and Olympic Games sprinter, Raelene Boyle, will be a guest speaker at a forum being held today for country women affected by breast cancer.

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History ‘jewel in the crown’

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

After five years of writing about local history, Paul Armstrong is releasing the first volume of his stories. 

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Chairman flys in

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Former Governor- General, Major General Michael Jeffery, arrived in the city yesterday to visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

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Athletics

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

Hash House Harriers

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Golf

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

South Golf Club Results

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Archery

Originally published: Tuesday, 23rd November, 2010

The Silver City Archers

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Top man on location

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

A movie locations specialist who has worked on blockbusters such as "Australia", "Underbelly" and "Superman Returns" is heading to Broken Hill to share his expertise with budding film hopefuls.

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Alleged arsonist back behind bars

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

One of three brothers charged with stealing from cars and setting one alight is back in custody after allegedly intimidating a witness on the weekend.

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Stars to rock the rails

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

Australian rockers James Reyne and Mark Seymour are bringing Christmas to the outback aboard the Indian Pacific as it makes its Christmas journey across the nation next month.

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Christmas appeal right on target

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

An appeal for Christmas gifts has been launched by Uniting Care and the local Target Country store.

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Red Cross honours a real trooper

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

A Red Cross volunteer of more than 50 years has been honoured by the charity. Myrtle Hocking, 94, was this month awarded the Laurel Wreath for her years of service.

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North, Central win in tight contests

Originally published: Monday, 22nd November, 2010

North and Central emerged the victors in the A-grade cricket matches on Saturday. 

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Kebab shop opposed

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

A new kebab shop's late night trading hours will be opposed by police because they say it would encourage loitering.

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Time to write to Santa

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

Children will be busily writing letters to send to Santa in the North Pole from now until Christmas, thanks to the local Y's Men's Club.

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John and Janice's golden celebration

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

John and Janice Pascoe will reflect on a lifetime of companionship when they celebrate their golden wedding anniversary today.

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Fifty years of happiness

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

There is no one secret to a happy marriage, according to Bryan and Helen "Dawn" Symonds who were married 50 years ago today.

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Council to start sorting out Union Street traffic

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

by Gina Wilson

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Award-winner's fine example

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

Local TAFE teacher Dennis Manuel has been recognised at the TAFE Western Director's Awards for his dedication to educating some of the region's most isolated and disadvantaged students.

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Division to outline health care plans

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

The Outback Division of General Practice will be in the city tomorrow to explain its proposed regional primary health care organisation (PHCO) model to GPs.

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Locals join championships

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

BH Basketball recently sent 16 players to Gawler to try out for the Australian Country Championships and 10 of them made the cut. 

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Golf

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

South golf club results

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Bowling

Originally published: Friday, 19th November, 2010

North women's bowling 

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Urgent call for bypass

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

By Gina Wilson 

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Big screen launch

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

Tomorrow evening everyone will have the chance to meet Ernie Dingo when he comes to the city to open the Big Screen Festival.

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Over $20,000 raised

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

In just three months, local cancer charity Friends of Leukaemia has raised more than $20,000, the most per head of population in the nation.

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Look after lungs

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

Locals were invited to put their lungs to the test at a health stall set up in the Plaza yesterday.

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Visitors here for wet weekend

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

Following its great success last year, the Democratic Club twoday swim meet is on again this weekend.

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Golf

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

Broken Hill Golf Club News, 15/11

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Bowls

Originally published: Thursday, 18th November, 2010

NORTH BOWLING CLUB

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Potosi approval nears

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th November, 2010

Conditional approval was given for the restart of Perilya's Potosi mine at last night's City Council Infrastructure and Sustainability Committee meeting.

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Dowd will be missed

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th November, 2010

A funeral mass for the decorated RSL and Legacy stalwart, Andy Dowd, will be held in Adelaide today following his death on Friday at the age of 90.

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Special flowers on show

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th November, 2010

A Knox Street resident is inviting locals to have a look at the unusual succulent plants that have begun to appear in her garden. 

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Young worries voiced

Originally published: Wednesday, 17th November, 2010

Body image is the leading personal concern for young people in NSW, according to the country's largest annual survey of young people. 

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Guilty of affray

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

Councillor Tom Kennedy has been found guilty of affray for his part in a public brawl last year, but he will not be sentenced until January.

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Art’s place in health displayed

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

Health students who have been learning how art can have a positive impact on patient care have their artwork displayed in the hospital foyer to coincide with Art In Health Month.

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Lifeline Hobbies and Craft Fair back

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

The city's talent will be on show this weekend when the Lifeline Hobbies and Craft Fair rolls around for another year. 

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Call for generosity

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

The St Vincent de Paul Society launches its Christmas Appeal this week and they are counting on locals to continue their generous donations.

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Swimmers make headlines

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

Fours swimmers from the Alma Swimming Club will soon be featured in a publication from South Australia Swimming to recognise elite swimmers.

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Big Shot

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

Rainy and wet was the weather on Saturday as we all know, but having said that, for shooting it wasn't actually too bad. 

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SOUTH DARTS ASSOCIATION

Originally published: Tuesday, 16th November, 2010

Round 20

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Christmas appeal launched

Originally published: Monday, 15th November, 2010

Now in its 23rd year, the BDT Christmas Appeal is on again and we are calling on locals to donate goods to the less fortunate.

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Website celebrates life in the bush

Originally published: Monday, 15th November, 2010

Former local journalist Paula 'Polly' Doran has launched a website celebrating everything outback.

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Trio in custody after car fire, break ins

Originally published: Monday, 15th November, 2010

Three brothers remain in custody following their arrest for theft and malicious damage at the weekend.

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Local teams to take on SA

Originally published: Monday, 15th November, 2010

The city is sending two junior representative cricket teams to compete in the SA Country Carnival.

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City remembers the fallen

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

More than 100 people yesterday gathered at the local war memorial to remember Australian soldiers who gave their lives for their country.

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'Do unto others...' judge tells mugger

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

A teenager who robbed and threatened to stab a boy as he was waiting to catch a bus in the early hours of the morning has been told he "should avoid standing over people".

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Police welcome extra officers

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

The local police force will be bolstered by seven new Probationary Constables next month.

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European mining towns extend hand of friendship

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

A cultural exchange with Spain and Slovakia would bring many opportunities to promote the city and its artists, according to photographer Robin Sellick.

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Man glassed, girl charged

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

A girl from Menindee has been charged with stabbing her boyfriend in the face with broken glass.

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Rain, rain stay away

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

Organisers of the Back to Menindee Fishing Competition are praying for the rain to hold off until after the weekend. 

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Aboriginal jobs promise broken: MP

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

The NSW Government failed to act on a proposal to spend more than $3 million to improve job prospects for Aboriginal people, according to local MP John Williams.

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City's top AFL prospects

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

The 25th annual AFL draft, this year held on the Gold Coast, is expected to be the most intriguing yet.

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Basketball

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

Titans and Chargers News

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8-Ball

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

South 8-Ball

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Golf

Originally published: Friday, 12th November, 2010

BHG & CC Junior Report

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A minute to reflect

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

Locals are urged to join the rest of the nation today and pause toremember the thousands of people who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in war.

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New pokie laws could close clubs

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

Clubs in the bush are asking for special consideration under proposed changes to pokies legislation.

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Operation Kestrel a success

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

A baby bird has been reunited with its family with the help of the fire brigade and the local animal rescue group. 

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Police seek help to catch thieves

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

A number of people have been selling property stolen from a shop in South Broken Hill last month, and police are asking the public to help them catch the thieves.

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GPs meeting to refine tender

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

by Gina Wilson

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Variety concert not to be missed

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

The Broken Hill Philharmonic Choir will this weekend present its 218th concert.

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Golf

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

BROKEN HILL GOLF CLUB NEWS 7/11/10

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Circket news

Originally published: Thursday, 11th November, 2010

WEST CRICKET REPORT

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TV viewers spoilt for choice

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

Every free-to-air television channel will be available in the city by the end of June next year.

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Party to help girls off on US adventure

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

If you loved dance troupe Synergy's performance at the Community Drug Action Team's Festival last weekend, here is your chance to see then in action again.

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Cobalt miner in public float

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

Another company exploring for minerals locally will be floated on the Australian Securities Exchange next month.

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Selectors pick local champ to captain SA State team

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

By Gina Wilson

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SC Archers

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

On Sunday archers held a 2-arrow Safari shoot using 10 targets from the Art Smith Range and 10 targets from Range 2 resulting in a total possible score of 800 points. 

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South Ladies Golf

Originally published: Wednesday, 10th November, 2010

Saturday the ladies played their stroke and putting Monthly Medal play off for the Broken Hill Foodland Beryl Street Trophy. 

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Doctors to tender for Super Clinic but doubts remain

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

by Gina Wilson

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Soccer brawl saga continues

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

Councillor Tom Kennedy will have to wait until next week to find out what penalty, if any, he will receive for his role in a public brawl at a soccer match last year.

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Push for festival encore

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

 The Drinksafe Festival held in Sturt Park at the weekend was a massive success, according to the chairman of the Community Drug Action Team(CDAT), Scott Hammond.

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One drunk too many: police

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

Police cracked down on local drivers last weekend in Operation Drink Drive II.

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Shop's burglars known, says owner

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

A local business was broken into over a week ago and the owners say they know who did it.

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Visiting hip-hop crew a big hit with locals

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

The weekend's hiphop and break dancing workshop gave local youngsters the chance to experience one-onone interaction with some acclaimed dancers.

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Let's not pop wrong pill

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

The announcement during the Federal election campaign that $7million would be made available for a "super" GP clinic was welcome news - even though few were really sure just what that was.

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Meetings resume for drug addicts

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

Narcotics Anonymous meetings, which were discontinued in the city last year, will begin again this week.

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Ernie Dingo returning to city for film festival

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

The National Film and Sound Archive will bring Ernie Dingo to the city this month for the Big Screen travelling film festival.

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Trotters to race for bigger stakes

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

The BH Harness Racing Club is planning to open its racing season on December 11.

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Tennis Results

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

Ladies A: Strings d Handles 3 sets 21 to 0 sets 12; Racquets d Grips 3 sets 21 to 0 sets 12.

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South Golf Club results

Originally published: Tuesday, 9th November, 2010

by Almost Perfect

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FESTIVE CITY

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

A weekend festival designed to show that it is possible to have plenty of fun and enjoyment without alcohol attracted a huge crowd to Sturt Park over the weekend. 

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Tidy win for city's heritage efforts

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

Both Broken Hill and Wilcannia won cultural heritage awards at the weekend's Tidy Towns celebrations.

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Brass band treat in store for locals

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

The Barrier Industrial Unions Band is to hold a music workshop on the weekend with a visiting tutor and the Mildura District Brass Band.

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More power to people at 2 Dry radio

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

A new transmitter has been installed at the community radio station 2 DRY FM.

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Explosives discovered in house

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

Six sticks of "sweating and dangerous" gelignite were discovered in a Morgan Street house over the weekend.

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Leading “slam” poets here

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

The BH Regional Writers Centre will host a residency by two acclaimed Australian poets this week.

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Digital photo and painting workshops

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

Anyone who would like to learn how to paint or take a good photograph is being invited to take part in upcoming workshops run by the Regional Art Gallery.

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Bulldogs, Magpies come out on top

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

North and Central were the winners in the senior cricket matches on the weekend.

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Basketball Draw

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

Basketball draw for the remainder of the week: Bye - WB & C bye teams will play each other, WU12 - Green Machines, WU10 - Sparks, MB - Raptors.

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Billiards

Originally published: Monday, 8th November, 2010

Round 18 Results

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Bitter sweet result

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

by Gina Wilson

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From beach to bush

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Surf lifesavers have come inland to visit local primary schools.

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Potters' market is on again

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

A craft market is being held by the Potters Society this weekend in the lead-up to Christmas. 

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Join forces to prosper: expert

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Having the city's diverse tourist attractions work together is part of the blueprint being drawn up for the city's tourism industry.

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Serving up support

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Locals are being invited to a Gala Dinner next week to mark the start of the festive season and to support local charity.

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Council gives green light to $1.6m gallery project

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

The construction of a $1.6 million storage facility at the art gallery will go ahead. 

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Civic put back into the centre

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

The Broken Hill Entertainment Centre is to be renamed the Broken Hill Civic Centre. 

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Talented line-up to host dance workshop

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

A workshop at the Entertainment Centre this weekend aims to teach locals hip-hop and break dancing. 

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Locals pinch a victory

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Broken Hill finally broke through for its first win of the week against a visiting Adelaide team.

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Morris Top Lizard

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Brett Morris capped off a big month of Masters AFL, winning the 2010 Shingleback of the Year award.

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Obedience Dogs

Originally published: Friday, 5th November, 2010

Although last weekend did not produce ideal weather, the BH All Breeds Obedience Dog Club was able to conduct successful and enjoyable Obedience Trials at the A.J. Keast Park.

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GM packs his bags for Japan

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

by Gina Wilson

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That's why we wear a poppy

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

The local RSL will tomorrow conduct its annual Poppy Day Appeal with its collectors out in the streets seeking donations to fund the welfare work it does for ex-servicemen and women.

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Bid to trigger lost memories

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

Locals are being asked to donate pre-1960s items that will be used to engage the senses of dementia sufferers.

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Sedan torched

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

A car stolen overnight was found burnt out yesterday morning just off the Silverton road.

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Window smashed

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

Police are looking for a woman who smashed a pub's window after she was ejected for being drunk.

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Discover key to customer service

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

Demands for increased productivity, faster turnaround times and better customer satisfaction provides opportunities for local businesses, according to a visiting consultant.

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Descendants to mark synagogue anniversary

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

The descendants of former local Jewish people will be coming to the city for the 100th anniversary of the founding of the synagogue.

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TAFE attack

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

A TAFE building in Wilcannia has been attacked by vandals who caused about $2,000 worth of damage.

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Explosive talent on show

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

Organisers say the 20/20 cricket match between Adelaide High School and a local combined today should be a beauty.

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Swim club’s national award

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

The Silver City Swim Club has received the second highest award in the Australian Unity GO Club PB Program for the year. 

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Billiards round 17 results

Originally published: Thursday, 4th November, 2010

Stickmen v Stars: Stickmen winners, Stars forfeit.

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Locals lap up day at races

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

A sunny 20 degrees made the 150th Melbourne Cup one to remember, here and across the country.

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Land keepers share wisdom

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

The National Indigenous Land and Sea Management Conference was opened yesterday with a traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony.

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Smoking ban

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

Smoking has now been completely banned at the hospital.

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Couple slept through theft

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

A couple staying at a caravan park were robbed in their sleep on Sunday night.

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Branch marks 40 years of service

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

People from as far away as America and Sri Lanka attended the Y's Men's regional conference held in the city last weekend.

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Gesture proves local artist a good sport

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

Local artist Howard Steer has again used his artistic skills to benefit a local sporting group.

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Trainers bask in Cup meet success

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

The Melbourne Cup greyhound meeting went off a treat yesterday.

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Adelaide brings talent to town

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

Adelaide High School is challenging the locals at cricket over the course of the week.

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BH Golf Club News

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

Monday, nine hole social par, field 20, CCR 72: Winning the event with +3 was Frank Manoel major voucher, from minor voucher +2 Trevor Baust, to ball winner on a countback Ray Gray. Nearest to pins: 13th T Jones 872cm, 16th T Jones 450cm. 

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Broken Hill Darts Association

Originally published: Wednesday, 3rd November, 2010

Committee Meeting 5.30pm, 3/11, Club Legion followed by General Meeting at 6.15pm. Topics include End of Year Windup.

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Managing country

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

A traditional Aboriginal smoking ceremony will this morning signal the beginning of the National Indigenous Land and Sea Management Conference.

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Cup's toast of the town

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

Despite being a very long way from Melbourne, locals will today celebrate the "race that stops a nation" with a flutter, luncheons, fashion and sweeps.

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New meets the old in a Jewish coming together

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

The committee organising the 100th anniversary of the synagogue yesterday made two visiting rabbis from overseas most welcome.

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Changes afoot as health service seeks better fit

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

Maari Ma Health is expanding its new Argent Street premises by adding several new rooms and places for people to receive information.

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Brawl injuries

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

A brawl between two groups of young men outside a hotel on Sunday night ended with one man admitted to hospital with facial injuries.

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Hands up if your school has a fete

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

Railwaytown Public School will hold its fete on Thursday afternoon in the school grounds.

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Bumper crop is just what doctor ordered

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

The RFDS Christmas Puddings are set to be on the dessert menu yet again at Christmas dinners across the country after again being sold out.

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Club founders return to Copi

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

The founding members of the Broken Hill Speedboat Club gathered yesterday to recreate the first meeting they had 50 years ago.

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Golf news

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

BHG&CC LADIES GOLF REPORT

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Tennis

Originally published: Tuesday, 2nd November, 2010

by Highlob

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Small town's big win

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

Silverton came alive yesterday on the news that it had won a major NSW/ACT Regional Achievement and Community Award.

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Alcohol, drug testing blitz

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

An alcohol and drug testing operation conducted by police and the Roads and Traffic Authority over four days to Saturday night netted a number of local drivers.

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Bush art's brush with power

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

An exhibition of the work of outback painters including Albert Woodroffe will open at the NSW Parliament House today.

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Man killed in Ivanhoe crash

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

Police are examining the cause of a fatal single-vehicle crash at Ivanhoe over Saturday night.

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Rabbis hit the road

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

Two newly-appointed rabbis are travelling across country NSW and will stop over in Broken Hill today.

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Weekend downpour ends wet October

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

A weekend of downpours saw roads closed, sport cancelled, local hail, a fallen powerline and trees toppled to conclude one of the wettest Octobers for a decade.

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The golden age for local breweries

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

Most men of my generation have an interest in Broken Hill pubs - extant and closed - simply because we have had a drink in them, and perhaps relocated (in my case twice, the Pig and Whistle, and the Caledonian) through closure or change of hands.

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RAAF's surprise aerial display

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

The RAAF's Roulettes made a surprise visit to the city yesterday and had it not been for a few minutes spent buzzing the town and several passes over the line of lode there might have been nobody to see the aerobatic and formation flying over the airport.

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Wet day and slow times at dogs

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

Saturday's greyhound meeting was run on a very heavy track with no dog breaking the 22 second mark.

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2010 EMIRATES MELBOURNE CUP FIELD

Originally published: Monday, 1st November, 2010

7 Emirates Melbourne Cup 2.30 3200 metres

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