061217

Funding bonanza for community spaces

Cobar Shire Council has secured a good slice of the almost $6.5million recently awarded to the Barwon Electorate from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Council is to receive $488,340 in total with $345,280 allocated to build the next stage of the Drummond Park Adventure Playground while $142,520 will […]

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061217

Harbison hits his hundred

The severe weather over the weekend washed out the scheduled local senior cricket games but not before Jake Harbison blasted 108 runs against Tilpa. In Friday’s Twenty/20 match between Howie’s Hombres and Tilpa, the rain came down seven overs into Tilpa’s innings putting a stop to the match. Howie’s Hombres […]

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061217

Miners Memorial plan progresses

Chairman of the Cobar Miners Memorial Project Barry Knight reports the Cobar community has been very generous over the past six months with donations to help see the project come to fruition. He said the committee’s major fundraiser of selling pavers (which closes at the end of this month) has […]

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061217

Mermaids feel the cold weather

Cool conditions on Sunday morning reduced the field to just five Mermaids for the women’s swimming club weekly meeting. Spurred on by the chill in the air, Ellen Davidson turned in a fantastic time in the first event, the 30 metres handicapped freestyle swim. Davidson finished just 0.04 seconds off […]

061217

Yabbies win Setts Cup for a third time

The Setts Cup proudly remains with the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club after they successfully defended it at the annual carnival in Nyngan on Sunday. Named in honour of former Yabbies president Ian Settree, who was also a member of the Nyngan Splashers swimming club, the third annual Setts […]