This Week’s News

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Roosters strut their stuff

The Cobar Roosters First Grade team staked a late claim for a tilt at the semi finals of the Castlereagh Rugby League competition with a comprehensive 48-16 win over Baradine on Saturday. The Cobar team edged itself back into fourth position on what is a very congested competition ladder, with […]


Tony Brown wins his first bowls title

The Men’s Bowls Singles final was played at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club on Sunday morning with Tony Brown taking out his first Men’s Bowls Singles title. Brown defeated Kyle Roberts 31-22 to claim the title. Roberts had got off to an early 13-4 lead but then found points […]


There’s a lot parents don’t know

A quick ‘true or false’ quiz about technology offered to parents and carers at a cyber safety seminar in Cobar last week revealed that there’s plenty to learn about keeping our kids safe in the cyber world. NSW Police Liaison Officer Senior Constable Marty Paice, who presented to the Think […]


Locals feeling the full effect of the big dry

A lot of old farming families in the Cobar district have seen too many droughts in their lifetimes like the current one that’s gripping most of southern Australia. Tom Mitchell, a second generation grazier at Gambolalley north of Cobar, has experienced his share of droughts (he’s also lived through the […]