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Big crowds see festival declared a success

This year’s Festival of the Miner’s Ghost has been declared a huge success with some of the biggest crowds ever. The Golden Dash and Peaks of Colour running events both attracted fields of more than 400 participants, while Drummond Park was packed on Saturday afternoon for the markets and other […]

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Two riders compete at state event

Two Cobar Pony Club riders travelled to Mudgee on the weekend to compete in the Pony Clubs of Australia NSW State One Day Event Championships. Representing Zone 17, that consists of Cobar, Bourke and Tottenham, Kaila Wharton competed in the 17-25 years Advanced section on ‘Be Just’ jumping Championship Grade […]

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Parkes electoral boundaries change

The size of the Parkes electorate (in which Cobar falls) is set to increase significantly under proposed changes to the federal electoral boundaries in NSW. Ahead of the 2016 federal election, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) last week released details of its proposed changes. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton […]