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2016

Second week of hot days forecast

Cobar residents can expect the hot temperatures to continue as a second week of 35 degrees plus weather is forecast. The late February heatwave will see temperatures up to nine degrees above average this week. Today is expected to reach 40 degrees while a top of 42 degrees is forecast […]

2016

Businesses sock it to mental health

Two local businesses, Stationery Essentials and Gumnuts Gifts & Homewares, are getting behind Batyr with their ‘One Sock Wednesday’ Cobar campaign. Stationery Essentials’ manager Wendy Robinson said all money raised in Cobar for Batyr, a social enterprise that focuses on preventative education in the area of young people’s mental health, […]

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2016

Streetlight maintenance completed

Essential Energy has recently completed a major streetlight maintenance program in the Cobar Shire Council area to help ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of local public lighting. Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy’s bulk lamp replacement program was undertaken on a cyclical basis across each local government […]

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2016

Council to apply for innovation funding

Cobar Shire Council is looking to apply for one-off grant funding from the NSW Government’s $4 million Innovation Fund to install an electronic document management system. The electronic system will help council to deliver better services and better infrastructure in the local community. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said small […]

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2016

Workers supported

Workers retrenched last week from Endeavor Mine and their partners will be able to access a range of information and advice today at a Redundancy Support Session. Coordinated by the Cobar Business Association, the session today at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club will be attended by training providers, counsellors […]

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2016

Councillor Yench calls for restructure

Cr Peter Yench has called for a restructure of the Far West Initiative Advisory Committee (FWIAC) in an effort to improve the sustainability of Cobar and seven other neighbouring councils. The NSW Government’s Far West Initiative was set up in August 2015 to look at ways to improve local governance, […]