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Library can help groups to fundraise

The Cobar Library is offering local community groups the chance to run an easy and unique fundraiser to benefit their club or group. Library manager Jane Siermans said the library currently has several boxes of surplus books and DVDs that could be used to run a book sale. “There are […]

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Tenacious effort by charity riders

The second annual Wines2Mines charity bike ride over the weekend didn’t quite go to plan with extreme heat and strong winds making the 390km ride from Yenda to Cobar harder than it should have been. The group of eight riders were given a hero’s welcome when they arrived back in […]


Big cash boost for miners memorial

Cobar Shire Councillors last week voted unanimously to contribute $85,000 to the Cobar Miners Memorial Project. Chairman and instigator of the memorial project Barry Knight was hard pressed to wipe the smile off his face last Friday afternoon, a full day after the decision was made at last Thursday’s Ordinary […]

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Miners Memorial plan progresses

Chairman of the Cobar Miners Memorial Project Barry Knight reports the Cobar community has been very generous over the past six months with donations to help see the project come to fruition. He said the committee’s major fundraiser of selling pavers (which closes at the end of this month) has […]