More than $5M to be spent on industrial area

Cobar Shire Council’s plans to upgrade the industrial area will be unveiled at com-munity consultation meetings next month. Council has been granted close to $5.5 mil-lion from the NSW Government’s Resources for Regions program to upgrade civil services (roads and stormwater) to the existing industri-al area in east Cobar. Cr […]


Parkrun is back up and running

There were two runners, four walkers, five helpers/officials and one dog lined up for Cobar’s Parkrun event on Saturday morning at the Newey. The 5km weekly Saturday morning walk/run is part of a world-wide community event that encourages people to get out and get active. Parkrun is a positive, welcoming […]


Pop-up Vaccination clinic is back

Cobar High School principal Shane Carter received his COVID booster shot yesterday from health staff member Shai Franklin at the Western NSW Local Health District’s pop-up vaccination clinic. The clinic, at the Cobar Services Club, continues today for residents five years and over. Places are limited and bookings are essential.


Making the most of holidays

Taking part in a Cleverclay frame decoration holiday craft activity at the Cobar Shire Library on Monday morning were Molly Fitzsimmons, Chris Florance, Queena Jiang and Zane Corfe under the supervision of library staff Natalia Papierniak and Joanne Miller. More school holiday activities were offered this week and included sand […]


Cobar finally gets its hands on RATs

Local schools have received their alloca-tion of rapid antigen tests (RATs) in time for students and teachers to return to school next week. Around 8.2 million kits have been distributed to more than 3,000 government and non-government schools and early childhood cen-tres across the state over the past week. The […]