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Commissioner commends support for local firefighters

Cobar Fire Station 256 Captain Brad Lennon was recently presented with one of the Commissioner’s 2015 Safety Awards. Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins said the Commissioner’s Safety Awards program recognises FRNSW workers who make an outstanding contribution to improving or promoting safety within the workplace. […]

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Cobar Rotary celebrates half a century

The Rotary Club of Cobar celebrated 50 years of serving the community on Saturday night with a special dinner at Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. The club, which was formed in 1965 with Warren Turton as the foundation president, has gone on to undertake numerous community projects and assist many […]

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Skate park wins council national recognition

The Cobar Shire Council has been named one of the national Heart Foundation award winners, after being named the New South Wales State winner several months ago. The Heart Foundation honoured Australia’s healthiest communities as part of its Local Government Awards program that recognise local councils’ contribution to tackling heart […]

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Peak cuts 22 jobs after copper drops

Peak Gold Mines has announced 22 workers are expected to be made redundant this week, citing low commodity prices for the decision. The company announced last Wednesday that low copper prices had resulted in a reduction of the number of tonnes planned to be mined in 2016 “in order to […]

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Taskforce hopes to focus on tourism

Cobar Shire Council’s Economic Taskforce recently met discussing options for Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre, local tourism and independent living matters. During the meeting members inspected the Cobar Youth & Fitness Centre and discussed what activities take place each week and who uses the facility. Attendees at the meeting also […]