Wednesday 31 July 2019

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Barrier Daily Truth Wednesday 31 July 2019

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IN THIS EDITION:

* Claire McCrae started singing when she was a young teenager in the late 1940s, bringing her vocal talents to the local Eisteddfod when it started up in 1970. With the Eisteddfod marking its 50th anniversary this year, she recalls how she got into singing and the performances she’s given over the years.

* A Broken Hill motorist who was caught doing 197km/h near Jamestown on Friday has been disqualified from driving for a year and made to pay more than $1200.

* Essential Energy’s intention to cut local jobs has prompted Roy Butler MP to remind the Premier of NSW of the government’s pledge to protect public service jobs in the local electorate.

* Landscape artist Warwick Fuller has returned to Silverton to capture more stunning outback scenes onto canvas.

* This year marks the 31st anniversary of the charity rally, the Variety Bash, and once again Broken Hill can expect a colourful parade of car through its streets

* The Yamaha Australian Off-Road Championship (AORC) will return to Broken Hill this year for senior and junior riders.