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Dozen Mermaids take a final dip

There was a good roll up of 12 swimmers for the Cobar Mermaids’ final swim of the year on Sunday morning at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Two competitors from last season were welcomed back for their first swims of this season and all enjoyed the barbecue breakfast that followed. […]

061217

Funding bonanza for community spaces

Cobar Shire Council has secured a good slice of the almost $6.5million recently awarded to the Barwon Electorate from the NSW Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund. Council is to receive $488,340 in total with $345,280 allocated to build the next stage of the Drummond Park Adventure Playground while $142,520 will […]

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061217

Mermaids feel the cold weather

Cool conditions on Sunday morning reduced the field to just five Mermaids for the women’s swimming club weekly meeting. Spurred on by the chill in the air, Ellen Davidson turned in a fantastic time in the first event, the 30 metres handicapped freestyle swim. Davidson finished just 0.04 seconds off […]

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Two Yabbies with spot on swims

Two spot on swims were recorded at the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition swim last Tuesday night at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Scott Toomey scored the first 0.00 result of the night when he swam to spot on his nominated time in the 30 metres freestyle handicapped […]

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Fantastic turnout at Mermaids’ swim

There was a fantastic turnout of 17 swimmers for the Mermaids Women’s Swimming Club event on Sunday morning. Tanya Gilbert, who helped to re-form the  Mermaids two seasons ago, said it was great to see so many new faces joining the competition. “We had seven new first timers and they […]

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Community can comment on pool rec area upgrades

Cobar Shire Council is seeking community feedback on proposed upgrades to the recreational areas at Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The proposed design is now on display at the Cobar Shire Council administration office, Cobar Shire & TAFE Library or online. Council is encouraging the public to view and have their […]