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Closest Squalley competition ever

This year’s Squalleyball competition, played at the youth centre on Thursday nights, is one of the closest competitions ever. Two matches were played tit-for-tat last week with both encounters not decided until the fifth set. Team Baz eventually finished with a narrow 3-2 win over Tri Nations and What Ever […]

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A big, busy week for lady golfers

A big week of golf in the women’s competition started with a stroke event last Wednesday. Di Greer had a comfortable win posting a score of 66 net as well as being the best with the short stick needing only 22 putts on the day. Narelle Kriz was the runner-up with […]

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Yabbies get a warm reception at first swim

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club members got a warm reception for their first swim of 2018/2019 season on Tuesday night with the mercury hitting a high of 31 earlier that day. Traditionally it’s a chilly start for the swimmers each season however the water temperature was a near […]

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Psychs on Bikes in Cobar on “Big Ride”

A big community welcome has been planned for the Psychs on Bikes charity riders when they arrive in Cobar on Friday. Psychs on Bikes is an organisation of mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and counsellors) who are on their annual “Big Ride” from Perth to Sydney. The group has been […]

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CHS Year 12 students recognised in their final assembly

Cobar High School held their Year 12 Presentation Ceremony last Wednesday where students were recognised for their achievements throughout the year. Georgia Nicholson received a number of awards including the Outstanding Academic Achievement in English Standard, Business Studies, Geography and Community and Family Services, a Welfare and Discipline Principal’s Award […]

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Is Cobar ready for an influx of visitors?

One local business has been gearing up since June to ensure they are ready for the big influx of visitors expected for the Running on Empty festival later this month. Business owner Trudy Griffiths said she and the her Gumnuts Gifts & Homewares staff began planning back in May for […]

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Work officially underway on Cobar’s new hospital

Work on the construction of Cobar’s new $30million multipurpose health service officially got underway on Tuesday with State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries turning the first sod of dirt on the site. Building contractor Hutchinson Builders, in conjunction with two local earthworks companies, began work to clear the site adjacent […]

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Humphries declares an end to dirty water

Cobar Shire Council has finally secured $6.9million in funding from the NSW Government’s Safe and Secure Water Program to upgrade the town water supply. State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries announced the funding on Tuesday saying everyone in NSW deserves access to reliable and high-quality water. “At the completion of […]