Broome Advertiser - - HAPPENINGS -

15 YEARS AGO De­cem­ber 24, 2003

Mo­torists who are ran­dom breath tested and reg­is­ter zero dur­ing the po­lice Christ­mas traf­fic cam­paign will have the op­por­tu­nity to win prizes.

Dis­trict traf­fic co-or­di­na­tor for the Kim­ber­ley, Sergeant Lau­rie Stubbs, said the move was be­ing in­tro­duced be­cause many res­i­dents of smaller towns were likely to be breathal­ysed many times over the hol­i­day sea­son.

10 YEARS AGO De­cem­ber 18, 2008

The is­sue of re­strict­ing ve­hi­cle ac­cess to Ca­ble Beach to pro­tect nest­ing tur­tles is set to go be­fore the Broome Shire Coun­cil for the sec­ond time in two months.

A mo­tion de­feated at the Novem­ber meet­ing asked the Shire chief ex­ec­u­tive to “im­me­di­ately ex­plore strate­gies” to re­strict ve­hi­cle ac­cess to Ca­ble Beach be­tween Gantheaume Point and Co­conut Well from sun­set to sun­rise be­tween Novem­ber 1 and March 31 each year.

FIVE YEARS AGO De­cem­ber 19, 2013

Two Broome chil­dren will get the best present of all this Christ­mas — be­ing sur­rounded by fam­ily and friends at home af­ter spend­ing the past year in hos­pi­tal un­der­go­ing in­tense chemo­ther­apy for leukaemia.

Ma­son Cav­illa, 3, and Jas­min Bin Swani, 12, left Princess Mar­garet Hos­pi­tal af­ter reach­ing the last phase of their treat­ment, en­abling them to re­turn home and fo­cus on their re­cov­ery.

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