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Rodeo action returns to Cobar

With over $15,000 prizemoney on offer, the Sullivan’s Mining & Hardware Rough Stock Rodeo on Saturday attracted a quality field of 66 competitors competing in 12 events. Among the cowboys and cowgirls competing at this year’s Cobar Rodeo was five times ABCRA (Australian Bushmen’s Campdraft and Rodeo Association) Australian Champion, […]

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Medical centre extensions taking shape

The new extension to the Cobar Primary Health Care Centre (CPHCC) is starting to take shape with the building’s frame now up. CPHCC’s practice manager Bernie Martin told The Cobar Weekly that work is progressing well on the extension to the medical centre and is on schedule. “We did a […]

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Tenacious effort by charity riders

The second annual Wines2Mines charity bike ride over the weekend didn’t quite go to plan with extreme heat and strong winds making the 390km ride from Yenda to Cobar harder than it should have been. The group of eight riders were given a hero’s welcome when they arrived back in […]

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Can collectors counting cash

The Return and Earn cans and bottles recycling program is now available to Cobar residents with the Empire Hotel collecting containers displaying the 10c refund symbol. Empire Hotel owners Cindy and Andrew ‘Shorty’ Bryan said with an increase in alcohol prices because of the introduction of the Return and Earn […]

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Construction close for Cobar’s new MPS

Health Infrastructure is hoping the construction of Cobar’s new health facility will commence soon. In an update from Health Infrastructure released last week, it advised the detailed planning and design stages had now been completed and they were set to start on the delivery stage of the project. The Development […]

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Awards recognise community service

The Cobar community came out to support the nominees of this year’s Australia Day Awards which were presented in a ceremony at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday. Colleen Boucher was awarded the Bossie Mitchell Services to the Community Award. She had some tough competition with 15 nominations in […]