IN THIS EDITION:
* Vocational training in Menindee is set to receive a significant boost with TAFE NSW erecting a new building in Menindee. The “state-of-the-art learning facility” will open in Haberfield Street in late August.
* One Councillor felt he was being “harassed” during the monthly Council meeting when asking questions about the Civic Centre. “I feel intimidated and bullied, it happens regularly. “I find it intimidating and harassing.” Full story page 1.
* The first intake of Community Palliative Care Volunteers have completed a 25-hour Induction Training Program to prepare them for volunteering in the community. Four local volunteers will now be able to assist those receiving palliative care services in their homes.
* If you’re not an early riser, you may consider making an exception this Saturday morning, as the longest lunar eclipse of the twenty-first century will be making an appearance in our skies. More on page 2.
* The Wesley Uniting Church Broken Hill is celebrating its 130th Anniversary on Sunday. Everyone is invited to attend a celebratory church service to mark the laying of the Wesley Uniting Church foundation stone on July 31, 1888.