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Airline talks progressing for Cobar

 Plans to return air services to Cobar and other towns in the region are progressing with negotiations to commence between the Far North West Joint Organisation (FNWJO) and two NSW airlines. Chairperson of the Far North West Joint Organisation and Mayor of Cobar Shire Council, Lilliane Brady OAM, last week […]

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Autumn races draw a crowd

Above: Danae Doecke, Nadine McLeod, Seigrid Peters, Jessica Fugar, Catherine James and Julia Maclay were dressed fashionably (and warmly) for the Cobar Miners Race Club meeting on Saturday. For more images check out our online gallery

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Aurelia backs out of CSA purchase discussions

Aurelia Metals has declared it is no longer interested in purchasing CSA Mine. Aurelia’s executive chairman and CEO Cobb Johnstone, who recently took over the role from Jim Simpson, made the announcement last week following continuing speculation and commentary in the market regarding Aurelia’s interest in CSA Mine and a […]

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President’s Day bowls

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club hosted a field of 42 bowlers for the President’s Day bowls tournament on Sunday with local teams up against players from Hay, Hillston and Tongala in Victoria. Played in a Triples team format of two games of 16 ends, the all Cobar team of […]

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Celebrating our nurses

Cobar Hospital and Cobar Community Health Nurses last week celebrated International Nurses Day, which is marked annually on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday). The staff, who between them have over 600 years combined of nursing experience, came together to celebrate with afternoon tea last Friday. Pictured are Tarra Moore, Karen […]

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Local paramedics recognised for efforts on fire scene

Cobar Paramedics were acknowledged last week for the part they played in an emergency situation during a fire at the New Occidental Hotel in 2014 that claimed the life of retained firefighter Daniel ‘Howie’ Howard. NSW Ambulance Zone manager for central west Superintendent Stewart Clarke said the service was very […]

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St John’s shine in Peachey Shield

The David Peachey and Russell Richardson football gala day was held in Cobar last Wednesday. Cobar hosted the Peachey Shield (Year 5 and 6) and Richardson Cup (Years 3 and 4) matches at Ward Oval. The St John’s School Year 5/6 team won their three pool games against Nyngan Public […]