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Plenty of toys donated at Toy Run

Monday, 3rd December, 2012

This year’s Ulysses Toy Run saw lots of toys donated for the cause. This year’s Ulysses Toy Run saw lots of toys donated for the cause.

By Emily Roberts

Lifeline has thanked locals for their donations to the Ulysses Toy Run, making it another successful year.

Every year the Ulysses Motorbike Club of Broken Hill hold a toy run to collect toys for the less fortunate.

'Vinnies'shop celebrates milestone

Monday, 19th November, 2012

St Vincent De Paul volunteers Kathy Kemp and Struan Trenaman at work in the Argent St Vinnies. St Vincent De Paul volunteers Kathy Kemp and Struan Trenaman at work in the Argent St Vinnies.

By Emily Roberts

The St Vincent De Paul shop in Argent Street will today celebrate its 50th anniversary.

To celebrate, the volunteers will be holding a dinner next weekend and Phil Sky, from the St Vincent de Paul Society, said that today the shop will be putting balloons around and brightening up the store.

Join us in the gift of giving

Tuesday, 13th November, 2012

The BDT’s newest recruits - sports journalist Ben Sheffield and front office staffer Hayley Jewitt - sorting gifts that have already been donated to the BDT Christmas Appeal. The BDT’s newest recruits - sports journalist Ben Sheffield and front office staffer Hayley Jewitt - sorting gifts that have already been donated to the BDT Christmas Appeal.

By Emily Roberts

As the festive season draws near, locals are being reminded to think of those for whom Christmas can be a financial struggle.

One way of helping is to donate to the BDT Christmas Appeal which has now been running for 25 years.

Morning tea a sell out

Friday, 26th October, 2012

BDT Advertising Representative, Samantha Matten, with twins Millie and Poppy Bell who came in to the BDT with their mother for the Pink Ribbon Morning Tea. BDT Advertising Representative, Samantha Matten, with twins Millie and Poppy Bell who came in to the BDT with their mother for the Pink Ribbon Morning Tea.

By Emily Roberts

The Pink Ribbon Morning Tea held at the Barrier Daily Truth yesterday was an outstanding success that left organisers tickled pink.

BDT Advertising Representative, Samantha Matten, hosted the morning tea and she and the BDT's front office staff baked the cakes and pastries to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Enjoy a cuppa and that Convent view

Friday, 26th October, 2012

Pastor John Curtis gets ready for the afternoon tea tomorrow at the old Convent. Pastor John Curtis gets ready for the afternoon tea tomorrow at the old Convent.

By Emily Roberts

An afternoon tea is being tomorrow to raise money for the Novita charity.

Pastor John Curtis is organising the event at the old Convent in Lane Street to help the charity after reading a story about it in the BDT.

"I like to support charities when they help locals," Mr Curtis said. Novita is a world leader in the research, development and provision of quality
services to children and families living with physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries.

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