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Well done, BH

Saturday, 14th December, 2013

Lifeline Activities Coordinator Trevor Odgers, BDT Advertising Manager Peter Keenan, and Lifeline volunteers Anthony Sammut and Liz Carroll with the third and final load of gifts that were collected from the BDT. PICTURE: Darrin Manuel Lifeline Activities Coordinator Trevor Odgers, BDT Advertising Manager Peter Keenan, and Lifeline volunteers Anthony Sammut and Liz Carroll with the third and final load of gifts that were collected from the BDT. PICTURE: Darrin Manuel

The Broken Hill community has again answered the call of the needy in remarkable fashion, filling the BDT’s hallways with presents as part of the paper’s Christmas Appeal.

Lifeline collected three trailer loads of toys, food, and clothing that were dropped off in recent weeks as part of the appeal.

“We’re just overwhelmed by both the quantity and the quality of the gifts that have been donated,” said Lifeline Activities Coordinator Trevor Odgers.

The more the merrier at Alma Carols

Wednesday, 5th December, 2012

Students getting ready for Carols tomorrow night; Ty Johnston, Callum Langdon, Alex McCann, Ryan Braes and Quinn Parker. Students getting ready for Carols tomorrow night; Ty Johnston, Callum Langdon, Alex McCann, Ryan Braes and Quinn Parker.

By Emily Roberts

Alma Public School will be holding their own Carols by Candlelight tomorrow evening to get into the Christmas spirit.

The event is being organised by the Alma P and C to help raise money for the school.

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.

Organisers deem pageant a success

Monday, 3rd December, 2012

This year’s pageant was declared a success despite overcast weather. For more pictures turn to pages 10 and 11. This year’s pageant was declared a success despite overcast weather. For more pictures turn to pages 10 and 11.

By Emily Roberts

Organisers of the 2012 local Christmas Pageant are thrilled at how successful the event was over the weekend.

Saturday evening's events looked to be threatened by rain and wind but the weather pulled through to give locals a great evening, according to South Rotary's John Rouse.

"We are thrilled...The weather was kind, there were plenty of people and it looked like everyone was having a good time," he said.

Lights competition switched on

Wednesday, 28th November, 2012

Chris Malthouse sets up moving Santa Clauses on his front lawn yesterday. Chris Malthouse sets up moving Santa Clauses on his front lawn yesterday.

By Kurtis J Eichler

Festive families will deck their halls with glowing lights when the ultimate battle for the city's best Christmas display kicks off today.

With Christmas just weeks away, the Barrier Daily Truth's Christmas Lights competition is again on the hunt for Broken Hill's best and brightest decorations.

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