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Youth upskilling

Cobar Shire Council will receive $14,650 to develop a local youth program aimed at helping young people reach their full potential through activities that benefit their community. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries recently announced $87,650 funding to be shared by Cobar (Upskilling our Youth to Get Involved project), $23,000 for […]

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Yabbies not long out of the water

Competition in the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club barely missed a beat over the Christmas/New Year period with members only missing out on one week of competition. At last week’s event at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool Jesci Clark won the 30 metres event after swimming to within 0.04 […]

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Local triathlons gaining in popularity

The Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad’s (CATS) monthly triathlon events are gaining in popularity with a record number of 33 competitors lining up on Sunday morning for the January event at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Club president Zoë Harland said they were very pleased with the big turn out […]

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Parkes electorate to cover half of NSW

The proposed new federal electorate of Parkes will see a substantial increase in its geographic size, increasing to half of the state. A recent decision by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) determined that New South Wales (NSW) would lose one federal electoral division while Western Australia (WA) would gain an […]

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Ambassador to help celebrate Australia

  Founder of Neighbour Day, Andrew Heslop, will be Cobar’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2016. Mr Heslop is an awarded keynote speaker and community leader who achieved a global reputation as a social entrepreneur after founding Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day. Neighbour Day began in 2003 and aims […]