Local firies conquer the Sydney Tower

Four Cobar firefighters conquered the Sydney Tower Eye building as part of the Fire Fighters Climb for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) on Saturday. Fire & Rescue NSW Station 256 retained firefighters Khan Fugar, Alex Lennon, Pete Vardanega and Jamie Peters climbed the 1,504 stairs of the tower wearing their full […]


Senator visits Cobar on western tour

NSW Senator Brian Burston has heard that a declining population and a loss of important medical services are high on the list of concerns for Cobar residents. Senator Burston visited Cobar on Monday  as part of a western area tour. “I’m in Cobar getting feedback as to what the issues […]


Golfie celebrates 50 years

The Cobar Bowling & Golf Club celebrated 50 years of business in the current clubhouse with a commemorative dinner on Saturday night at the club. Club president Jim Goonrey welcomed current and past members, board members and past club managers and in particular paid tribute to all the club’s Life […]


Class of 2017 wraps up schooling life

  Cobar High School celebrated the outgoing 2017 Year 12 class at a Presentation Ceremony last Friday. Year 12 students were recognised for their achievements throughout the year with a number of awards handed out. Jessica Nicholson received a number of awards for her academic achievements including Outstanding Achievement in […]


Awards recognise business excellence

Gumnut Gifts & Homewares was voted the People’s Choice favourite local business by shoppers for this year’s Great Cobar Business Awards. The winners of the annual Cobar Business Association awards were announced on Saturday night at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Gumnuts, a homewares and café business owned by […]


Junior Roosters end 27 year drought

The Cobar Roosters Under 18s created history when they claimed victory in the 2017 Barwon Darling Cup grand final on Sunday at Brewarrina. Not only did the Cobar team pull off a thrilling come from behind 24-22 win against Collarenebri in their first year playing in the Barwon Darling Cup […]


Louth crowd a mix of fashion and fun

There was a big crowd of punters at this year’s Louth Races on Saturday and many had travelled a long way to get there. Some were dressed for Fashions on the Field, some were vying for the Mr/Mrs Personality of Louth title while others were dressed for comfort. Pictured is […]