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Cobar faces on regional arts board

Cobar Arts Council president Kylie Harvey was returned as the Outback Arts board chairperson at the group’s annual general meeting. The meeting was held at Outback Arts’ new premises in Coonamble last week. Kylie, a local artist with an online following for her creations as ‘Indigo and Quince’, stood as […]

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New GM for Peak as sale completed

David Pelchen will take over as the general manager of Peak Gold Mines from next month. The announcement was made yesterday as Aurelia Metals Ltd officially took ownership of the mine. Mr Pelchen is a mining engineer with extensive operational experience in underground operations in Australia, New Zealand, China and […]

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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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Locks lost for leukaemia

Local Jaymee Manns was really feeling the cool change on Monday morning (probably a little more than other Cobar residents) after shaving off her long locks on Saturday night at the Services Club. Jayme’s Shave for a Cure for the Leukaemia Foundation raised $8,656 with donations still coming in. Joining […]

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Roosterettes’ auspicious debut into Castlereagh

The Cobar Roosterettes League Tag team have continued their unbeaten run with a dominant display on debut into the Castlereagh competition this year. The Cobar side won all three of their games in the Castlereagh preseason knock out competition at Coonabarabran on Saturday including a comprehensive 12-0 win over the […]