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Council recognised for environmental efforts with awards

Cobar Shire Council has been recognised for its environmental efforts with two Local Government awards. Council received the awards under the 2016/2017 Excellence in the Environment Awards program run annually by Local Government NSW which aim to recognise the outstanding achievements by NSW councils in managing and protecting the environment. […]

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Film crew to visit

A Sydney film crew will be filming in and around Cobar this weekend as part of a council project to encourage people to move to Cobar. Cobar Shire Council’s director of corporate and community services Angela Shepherd told The Cobar Weekly council has received State Government funding to help attract […]

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Cobar’s version of question time?

A new addition to the Festival of the Miner’s Ghost program this year is a Sunday afternoon ‘Ask Me Anything’ event. To coincide with Grandparents’ Day, a number of grandparents and their grandchildren, of various age groups and generations, have been invited to answer a range of questions. Cobar Shire […]

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Camels mark the end of a tough season

The Cobar Camels Rugby Club marked the end of another season on Saturday night with their 2017 awards dinner. While all agreed it hadn’t been one of the club’s better years, there had however been a number of achievements over the year that had been worth celebrating. Camels’ 2017 coach […]

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Miner’s Ghost is back for a big weekend

Cobar Miners Memorial committee chairman Barry Knight is hoping there will be a good roll up for the Night to Remember Miners Memorial Service this Friday night. The Cobar Weekly caught up with Mr Knight last week and the Miner’s Ghost to find out about this new event that’s been […]