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Raising money for children's ward

Thursday, 11th October, 2012

Paulette and Ainsley Mercer with Woolworths Store Manager, Nicholas Cantoni, would like to see a good audience for their show at Theatre 44 on Sunday. Paulette and Ainsley Mercer with Woolworths Store Manager, Nicholas Cantoni, would like to see a good audience for their show at Theatre 44 on Sunday.

A show being held at Theatre 44 this weekend by young performers will raise money for the children's ward at the hospital.

The show will be held on Sunday at 2pm, and organiser Paulette Mercer said it will involve children who love to perform.

"There will be singers and dancers," she said. "It gives young kids that don't have the chance to go on stage the opportunity to perform."

Treadling dynamo does it again

Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012

Cyclist June Files relaxes yesterday after seven weeks of cycling though the bush. Cyclist June Files relaxes yesterday after seven weeks of cycling though the bush.

By Kurtis J Eichler

Cycling superstar June Files is back - albeit slightly exhausted.

The 70-year-old last week returned from her gruelling 2400km journey through the NSW, SA and Queensland outback to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

Pucker up for a good cause

Friday, 17th August, 2012

Psycho-oncology counsellor Ruby Hooke gets ready for “liptember”. Psycho-oncology counsellor Ruby Hooke gets ready for “liptember”.

By Emily Roberts

The word on every women's lips next month will be "liptember" - a fundraiser for women's mental health. Newly employed psychooncology counsellor for the Far West Health District, Ruby Cooke, is hosting the fundraiser.

Ms Cooke said her role involved focussing on psycho-social care and looking after the well-being of cancer patients.

Successful walk raises thousands for autism

Friday, 10th August, 2012

The sore but happy RANN walkers back in Wellington. The sore but happy RANN walkers back in Wellington.

By Emily Roberts

A group of walkers who started in Broken Hill have arrived at their destination - sore but happy to be home.

Wellington residents Aimy Thorne and her mother, Valerie Newall established non-forprofit group "Rural and Remote Autism Network" (RRAN) to assist rural and remote families with a loved one with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

German's bush odyssey

Tuesday, 24th July, 2012

Mr Leven cycling near Bunyeroo Valley Flinders Ranges. Mr Leven cycling near Bunyeroo Valley Flinders Ranges.

A German man who is riding his mountain bike around parts of Australia to raise money for the Flying Doctor should reach Broken Hill next month.

A regular visitor to Australia since 1993, Walter Leven quit his job and gave up his flat to travel through the outback areas of South Australia, Queensland and New South Wales.

The adventurer is making a documentary about his trip which he expects will take about four months and cover about 6000km.

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