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Construction close for Cobar’s new MPS

Health Infrastructure is hoping the construction of Cobar’s new health facility will commence soon. In an update from Health Infrastructure released last week, it advised the detailed planning and design stages had now been completed and they were set to start on the delivery stage of the project. The Development […]

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Work ready to go on motel expansion

Plans for the expansion of the Copper City Motel have stalled for the past six months however motel owner Scott Smith is hoping work will commence within the next week. Mr Smith said the delay was pretty much his own fault as he’d underestimated the scale of work involved in […]

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Accident leaves Cobar in the dark

More than 1,200 customers in Cobar and surrounding rural areas were without power on Saturday night after a motor vehicle hit a power pole in Kurrajong Circle bringing down the pole and power lines. According to the police report, a 32 year old Cobar man lost control of his vehicle […]

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Film crew to visit

A Sydney film crew will be filming in and around Cobar this weekend as part of a council project to encourage people to move to Cobar. Cobar Shire Council’s director of corporate and community services Angela Shepherd told The Cobar Weekly council has received State Government funding to help attract […]

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Bantam Roosters into grand final

Following their thrilling 34-30 win on Saturday at Walgett, the Bantam Roosters will now join the Cobar Ladies League Tag team for a grand finals road trip this Sunday. Despite their Bourke Warriors opposition having a 20-16 advantage at half time, the Cobar boys fought back to claim an exciting […]

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Peak saddened by loss of mine worker

Peak Gold Mines has confirmed “with great sadness a member of the extended Peak and Cobar family has passed away” on Monday. In a statement to the media the mine’s acting general manager Michael Zannes said a contract worker supporting the mine indicated he was feeling unwell while working underground […]