NDIS workshop encourages people to make own decisions

A workshop held in Cobar yesterday aimed to help locals better understand the choices they have under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). My Choice Matters, an independent non-government organisation that works with people with a disability and their families hosted the workshop. Course facilitator Gloria Boyle said the […]


Bowls played in Maz’s memory

The women bowlers at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club hosted the inaugural Maz’s Memorial Day tournament on Sunday in memory of one of their own, Marion Williams. One of the organisers, Sandra Zazoniuk, said Marion had been a very good bowler for over 30 years and, following her passing, […]


Visitors take home Cobar Darts Open cash

The 2017 Cobar Darts Open was contested over the weekend at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club with a strong contingent of visitors lining up alongside locals to contest blind drawn doubles, men’s and women’s doubles and men’s and women’s singles events. In the field of 56 players, Cobar’s Alex […]

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Lady golfers battle 38 degree heat

A small group of women golfers faced the 38 degree heat for a Stroke game last Wednesday. Fay Hardwick came out on top with 74 net followed by Ann Dunn (75 net) and Geraldine Francisco was third with 82 net. Hardwick also won the putting prize with 23 putts for […]

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Ann Dunn was in the golf mix all week

Fay Hardwick was the winner of last Wednesday’s women’s golf Stableford game inching out Ann Dunn by one point. Hardwick scored 27 points while Dunn recorded 26. Geraldine Francisco was next on 24. Hardwick also picked up a Nearest the Pin win on the 3rd hole and Robynne Morton collected the […]

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Bright economic future for Cobar

The general managers (GMs) of Cobar’s four main mines and Cobar Shire Council all report the economic future for Cobar is looking bright for the year ahead. The five GMs were guest speakers at a Back to Business Week dinner hosted by the Cobar Business Association last Wednesday night at […]