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A must for Magpies

Saturday, 14th July, 2012

Central need to win today’s clash against South to give itself a realistic shot at making the finals. Central need to win today’s clash against South to give itself a realistic shot at making the finals.

The table topping Roos play host to the fourth placed Magpies today at the Alma Oval.

While their positions on the ladder tell us one story, it doesn’t cover the big picture.

The Magpies have been very competitive against the Roos, their last two encounters have been thrillers with both sides tasting victory. 

Teacher housing boost

Friday, 13th July, 2012

Local Teachers Federation representative Brett Bertalli said that the houses would attract more teachers to the region. Local Teachers Federation representative Brett Bertalli said that the houses would attract more teachers to the region.

New teacher housing in Sulphide Street will help attract teachers to the city, local State MP John Williams said during its opening yesterday.

Six four-bedroom houses were built and could be adapted to become separate units in a move to cater for families, couples or singles.

Mr Williams said that the availability of suitable housing was limited in Broken Hill and the units would assist substantially.

“A major obstacle to retaining teachers in the bush is the availability of modern, clean and safe housing,” he said.

Rain halts Treadlers

Friday, 13th July, 2012

Cyclist June Files. Cyclist June Files.

By Kurtis Eichler

Thunder, hail and the odd downpour has conspired against the Silver City Treadler’s charity bike ride.

The 18 riders had to turn back 115km north of White Cliffs on Wednesday after striking bad weather on their way to Tibooburra.

More than 18mm fell in the area, closing roads and making it impossible for the cyclists to continue.

Movie makers plot a course to BH

Friday, 13th July, 2012

Producers Matt Carroll, Joan Sauers and screenwriter Dora Tan is searching for locations across the city. Producers Matt Carroll, Joan Sauers and screenwriter Dora Tan is searching for locations across the city.

Film producers of a planned tele-movie are in Broken Hill location scouting.

Screenwriter Dora Tan along with producers Matt Carroll and Joan Sauers are in the city plotting out the story of their planned tele-movie.

“A detective comes to Broken Hill to find the missing daughter of a Chinese mining magnate and becomes romantically involved with a sexy yet evil publican who owns the West Darling,” Ms Sauers told the BDT.

The New York-born author said she liked the “unrenovated” look of the West Darling Hotel, as well as its vintage veranda.

"Overcoming the daily grind" at CWCI evening

Thursday, 12th July, 2012

Allanna Mcintosh, Danielle Lee and Shannon Knott at the CWCI evening. Allanna Mcintosh, Danielle Lee and Shannon Knott at the CWCI evening.

The Silver City Christian Women Communicating Internationally (CWCI) recently hosted a Dessert and Coffee evening.

A number of new faces turned up to the evening which carried the theme “overcoming the daily grind” - something most women can relate to.

“We all plan to have a good day (but) sometimes the day doesn’t turn out how we plan, but it’s how we handle it that makes a difference,” said member Andrea Blundell.

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