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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 […]

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University students to help design our miners memorial

The committee working to create a miners memorial in the Heritage Park have this week received a helping hand from two Central Queensland University (CQU) design students. Cobar Shire Council’s acting director of planning and environmental services Stephen Poulter said the Miners Memorial Project Committee has been meeting on a […]

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Big crowds see festival declared a success

This year’s Festival of the Miner’s Ghost has been declared a huge success with some of the biggest crowds ever. The Golden Dash and Peaks of Colour running events both attracted fields of more than 400 participants, while Drummond Park was packed on Saturday afternoon for the markets and other […]