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Feel like some horsing around?

Friday, 1st June, 2012

Grace Norley on Charlotte practising for this weekend’s Pony Club Gymkhana. Grace Norley on Charlotte practising for this weekend’s Pony Club Gymkhana.

By Emily Roberts

The Broken Hill Pony Club is holding its annual Gymkhana on Sunday and everyone is welcome to come along and enjoy the fun.

A children’s playground has been set up for the little ones so their parents can enjoy the events, a barbecue lunch, homemade soup, homemade sweets and the canteen facilities.

We had no choice

Friday, 1st June, 2012

By Darrin Manuel

John Williams MP says the Nationals would not support any sell off of the State’s electricity distributors.

The message comes after the State Government cut a deal with Shooters Party MPs to sell electricity generators around the State.

Ready for a Royal row

Friday, 1st June, 2012

Ed Hibberd (middle, right) will be rowing a more in a more regal event, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, on Sunday. Ed Hibberd (middle, right) will be rowing a more in a more regal event, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, on Sunday.

Ed Hibberd, a Queensland surf lifesaver who grew up in Broken Hill, has been selected as part of an Australian contingent of rowers to take part in the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in London on Sunday.

The 20-year-old will be part of a 29-strong team of Australians who will row surf boats down the River Thames past the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye as part of the Diamond Jubilee fanfare.

They will be part of a huge flotilla of an estimated 1000 vessels which will include barges of musicians and boats complete with geysers.

Student nurse wins Bowler Award

Friday, 25th May, 2012

2012 David Bowler Memorial Award recipient Paige Nash with Broken Hill Health Service General Manager, Nigel Carlton, and Mayor Wincen Cuy before a portrait of the late Dr Bowler. 2012 David Bowler Memorial Award recipient Paige Nash with Broken Hill Health Service General Manager, Nigel Carlton, and Mayor Wincen Cuy before a portrait of the late Dr Bowler.

Nursing student Paige Nash has been given a helping hand towards her final year of study after receiving the $5000 David Bowler Memorial scholarship.

The 21-year-old is completing her degree externally through the University of South Australia while working as an Assistant in Nursing (AIN) at the Broken Hill Hospital.

The David Bowler Memorial Award, sponsored by the Far West Local Health District and City Council, is an annual grant that commemorates the name and work of the late Dr Bowler who was a highly-respected paediatrician at the hospital.

Medical history missed

Friday, 25th May, 2012

The doctor who assessed a two-year-old boy’s suitability for surgery before he died admitted to an inquest yesterday that the procedure should have been deferred.

Dr Moe Zaw completed the required pre-admission assessment prior to Leonard Crowe undergoing surgery in the BH Base Hospital for extensive dental work in July 2008.

The boy later died in recovery without regaining consciousness.

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