IN THIS EDITION:
* The best sports players and teams in Broken Hill will be recognised later this year at the city’s first ever Sportsperson of the Year awards. The event will take place on November 3 at the Civic Centre. Nominations from the community are currently being accepted – see page 18 for the form.
* The Broken Hill Slimmers Club has managed to pull the heartstrings of generous locals to raise funds for a defibrillator. The Slimmers Club, a weight watching and health-focused group, decided getting a defibrillator was necessary after one of its members had an incident last year.
* Broken Hill teenager has completed his first solo flight after receiving a scholarship from the Radford family. Cody Haylett, 16, completed the milestone on Sunday after receiving the 2017 Radford Family Flying Scholarship worth $3000 to help pay for his flight training.
* Councillor Tom Kennedy’s public meeting had locals discussing many issues they were concerned about in the city. The meeting held last night at the Musicians Club saw about 50 people attend with Clr Kennedy, Ron Page, Branko Licul and Bob Algate in attendance. Clr Kennedy said the meeting was an opportunity to give the community a say.