Bitumen paving contractor Fulton Hogan, with the assistance of Cobar Shire Council staff, last week carried out an extra job when they were in town to do road resealing work. After completing work on Murray and Green streets, the crew then donated their time and services to reseal the driveway and carpark at the Cobar Hospital. The driveway and carpark upgrade are part of the Cobar Hospital Appearance Maintenance Project (CHAMP) refurbishment project. The CHAMP project is almost complete with some painting and light replacement still to be carried out.
Local businessman Geoff McGuinness used the public access forum at last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting to speak about his concerns (and that of other local business owners) on the decline of tourists stopping in Cobar. “The town is a laughing stock,” Mr McGuinness told council. “Bourke’s caravan parks are overflowing. […]
Cobar Shire Council’s mayor Lilliane Brady met with State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries last week to plead Cobar’s case for funding a new town water pipeline. Mayor Brady told Mr Humphries that Cobar residents have repeatedly been experiencing dirty water over the past three months which can be blamed […]
Cobar Shire Council staff were all smiles last week following Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s announcement that Cobar will receive $4.4M for a new Industrial Estate. Some locals have however suggested the NSW Government funding could be put to better use and expressed their disappointment through social media saying it could […]