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Council petitions NSW Government to toughen drug laws

Cobar Shire Council has petitioned the NSW Government to toughen laws to make it illegal to produce, possess, use or sell all derivatives of synthetic cannabis. Synthetic cannabis, (commonly known as Kronic, Spice, Northern Lights, K2), is reportedly being used more frequently in Cobar along with ‘ice’ and other illicit […]

Rotary Club committee

Gary takes Rotary reins

The Rotary Club of Cobar held their annual Changeover Dinner on Saturday night at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Pictured are some of the new committee members Margery Bereyne (international service director), Kym Miller (secretary), Gordon Hill (club service director and immediate past president), David Snelson (vice president) and […]


A job well done!

Bitumen paving contractor Fulton Hogan, with the assistance of Cobar Shire Council staff, last week carried out an extra job when they were in town to do road resealing work. After completing work on Murray and Green streets, the crew then donated their time and services to reseal the driveway […]

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Repairs to Kidman Way fast tracked

A section of the Kidman Way near Cobar has been selected as one of the NSW Government’s Western NSW highways to be fast tracked for an upgrade. A number of Western NSW highways have been included in funding allocated to regional roads projects in last week’s State Budget. In addition […]

St Leo's pilgrimage
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City kids get a taste of the west

 Former Cobar Catholic parish priest Fr Paul Finucane was back in town on Friday night with a group of Year 10, 11 and 12 students from St Leo’s College in Sydney with Aboriginal liaison officer David Ella from the Broken Bay Diocese. The group spent the first night of their […]