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Only one shot the difference in final

The Golfie bowls Fours Championships final played on Sunday at the club was a thriller with Greg Read’s team winning by a one shot margin. Read, David Knight, Allan Knight and Aaron Finn won Sunday’s game 25-24 over Daniel Holt’s team of Don Roberts, Kyle Roberts and Jim Goonrey. A […]

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Businesses don’t favour cutting pays

Cobar businesses don’t appear to be in favour of the penalty rate cuts announced by the Fair Work Commission last Thursday which will affect hospitality, fast food, restaurant, retail and pharmacy workers. A survey by The Cobar Weekly of some of the local businesses that operate on Sundays and public […]

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Cobar paramedics thrilled with $48m protection package

Cobar paramedics have joined their NSW Ambulance counterparts around the state in welcoming the announcement of a $48 million paramedic protection package. Local paramedic Anita Hodgkinson told The Cobar Weekly that she is extremely happy with the result. “After a huge fight which shouldn’t have been needed in the first […]

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Locals learn about Far West Regional Plan

Local residents had the chance to ask questions about the Draft Far West Regional Plan at an information session at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club on Thursday night. Azaria Dobson, manager of regional growth and planning from the NSW Government Office of Planning & Environment in Dubbo  gave a […]

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Peak talks about their future plans

Peak Gold Mines held the first of their quarterly community update meetings at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club last Wednesday night. Peak’s acting general manager Michael Zannes welcomed the group of 20 interested members of the public along with a number of staff and their partners to last week’s […]

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New line up for Roosterettes in 2017

The Cobar Roosterettes competed at the 2017 West Wyalong League Tag knock out competition on Saturday with some new faces in the 2017 team including Rachel Garland as coach. Cobar drew last year’s winners, West Wyalong and Cootamundra to play this year. In their first game against Cootamundra on Ron […]