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Painting brings some colour to Ella’s life

Tuesday, 17th July, 2012

Ella Stanley with her work depicting the estate of Dame Elizabeth Murdoch. Ella Stanley with her work depicting the estate of Dame Elizabeth Murdoch.

Painting changed Ella Stanley’s life in a big way five years ago.

“It’s really given me a great interest and it’s changed my life in a lot of ways,” the 79 year old said.

“I’ve always thought I’d like to try it but I never got around to it but I had to be pushed into it.

“I love painting. It’s very relaxing and therapeutic and I’ve always got a painting on the go.”

Roos jump ahead

Monday, 16th July, 2012

South’s win was set up by the second quarter but Central didn’t surrender. South’s win was set up by the second quarter but Central didn’t surrender.

In an entertaining game of football at Alma Oval ladder leaders South stayed a jump ahead of Central to win a high class encounter by 11 points.

The win was set up in the second quarter when the Roos, led by full forward Ty Corey, booted 7 goals to hold a 29 point lead at the long break.

With a 3 point advantage going into the second term South showed their polish with an impressive display of running football. By half time Corey had booted 5 goals and his forward pocket side kick Riley Schorn had 2.

Wind issues aired

Saturday, 14th July, 2012

AGL’s Manager of Power Development Neil Cooke. AGL’s Manager of Power Development Neil Cooke.

Traffic, visual and noise issues were hot topics at the first public meeting of the proposed Silverton Wind Farm’s Community Consultative Committee (CCC).

Representatives from project owner AGL attended the Thursday night meeting at Silverton which attracted a number of town locals, pastoralists and landowners, along with interested parties from Broken Hill.

The controversial project, slated to start construction in 2014, will see 282 turbines built in stages close to Silverton.

PJs and party time

Saturday, 14th July, 2012

Pyjamas and parties were all the rage yesterday as children tried to wring the most out of their final day of school holidays.

At the YMCA, which has been running a school holiday program, Teegan Ralph said a party was thrown for the kids, who enjoyed party food, dress-ups and games.

“It’s been excellent,” Ms Ralph said.

Winterise your house

Saturday, 14th July, 2012

Remove autumn leaves from your gutters this winter to stop ice dams backing up and leaking into your house. Remove autumn leaves from your gutters this winter to stop ice dams backing up and leaking into your house.

WASHINGTON - Winter brings a unique set of challenges for keeping the house warm and safe from the elements.

Winterising a home can seem daunting. But the minute you take a step toward the goal, you realise your perception of the job was much worse than the reality.

Here are eight simple things you can do to button up your house for winter. We recommend picking one or two related to keeping your house warm (tips 1 through 4) and checking off all the tasks related to keeping it safe (tips 5 through 8).

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