Thursday 13 September 2018

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Barrier Daily Truth Thursday 13 September 2018

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IN THIS EDITION: * See Pages 10-14 for all the razzle dazzle the 2018 Silver City Show has in store for everyone.
* The company building the Silverton windfarm, Catcon, has raised $18,000 for Lifeline Broken Hill’s suicide prevention program. The money will be used to help the Eclipse Project, a support group for adults who have survived a suicide attempt.
* Seven community and local sporting facilities will receive state funding for upgrades and extensions and new housing options will be available for teachers in Broken Hill. Overall, $1,761,000 will be provided to the city after City Council won the funding in round two of the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.
* Health Council members from across the Far West Local Health District will gather for their annual Health Council Forum tomorrow. Members will network and exchange ideas on how to improve health services in their communities.
* Wentworth Shire Council says it wants at least 800 gigalitres of water kept in the Menindee Lakes. The council has also rejected the NSW Government’s plan for pipelines from the Murray River at Wentworth to Pooncarie and Menindee.