Local News

St John’s School celebrates a very remarkable year

At last week’s St John’s School’s presentations day principal Renee Matheson described 2016 as being “remarkable year” for the school. “We had our highest student enrolments in over 15 years despite a mine retrenchment,” she said. Mrs Matheson said the school was committed to “21st Century Learning” and this year […]

Local Sport

Cobar athletes break Zone records

Three athletes from the Cobar Little A’s Club are now holders of Western Plains Zone records after they set new times and distances at the 2016 Zone Carnival in Coonamble recently. Chad Buckman now holds the 1500m run record of 4min 56.81sec for the Under 13 boys’ age division. The […]

Local Sport

Athletes push themselves for triathlon event

Many might see a triathlon as a race of athletes against other athletes, but for many of those athletes it’s more about the race they run against themselves. The Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad (CATS) club fosters this belief by running handicapped events and rewarding athletes who continue to improve. […]