State award honours a local volunteer

Local resident Gordon Hill was honoured with a NSW Emergency Services Award at the Rotary Districts & Clubs dinner on Friday night at Bankstown Sports Club. The Rotary New South Wales Emergency Services Community Awards are an initiative of the Rotary Districts & Clubs of NSW. The objectives of the […]

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Many items on the economic taskforce agenda

Cobar Shire Council’s Economic Taskforce Committee met recently to develop several key points to present at last Thursday’s Ordinary Council Meeting. At the July 18 meeting members were provided with an update on the truck wash bay, the Regional Marketing and Promotion project, the development of the Destination Cobar website […]


Free campers can stay at the Newey

Cobar Shire Council will work towards a plan of management for the Newey Reserve that will include a section to facilitate the use by campers. There was much discussion about free camping at the Newey during last week’s Cobar Shire Council Ordinary Meeting. Councillors expressed support for free camping in […]


Baptism was a whole family occasion

A group of 20 parents and children have recently received the sacrament of Baptism at the St Laurence O’Toole Catholic Church. Parish priest, Fr Sabbas Assenga, said the church was very privileged to share with parents the responsibility of educating their children in the catholic faith. “It is a sacred […]


Roosters in semis following 62-24 win

Cobar Rugby League First Graders booked themselves a semi final berth in this year’s Barwon Darling Cup competition on Saturday with a 62-24 win over Brewarrina at Tom Knight Oval on Saturday. The Cobar side needed the win to make the semis and had an advantage going into the match […]