Bushies win in close encounter

The local Twenty20 senior cricket compe-tition has resumed with Bushies and Tooth-less picking up wins in close encounters in their matches over the weekend. Friday and Saturday nights’ games were played on the same pitch at Ward Oval which was very lively after the storm on Thursday night and, with […]


Regional swimming success

Cobar Swimming Club’s Henry Knight competed at the NSW Country Regional Swimming Carnival in Gunnedah earlier this month coming up against swimmers from all over NSW country including competitors from Coffs Harbour, Tamworth, Blue Mountains, Port Macquarie and Casino. From his seven events, Henry finished with four second places and […]


There’s been some wild weather about

It’s been a wet and wild start to the new year with some large storms, gusty winds and high temperatures recorded in and around the Shire of Cobar. According to the Bureau of Meteorology the first 17 days of January included temperatures of up to 41 degrees, large storm cells […]


Peak donation very welcome

Christmas 2021 was a little bit brighter for the Cobar Brennan Centre residents who received a special treat from Peak Gold Mines on Christmas Eve. Peak’s general manager Craig Thomas said every Christmas Aurelia Metals delivers special Christmas lunch packs to their dedicated employees who are rostered on Christmas Day. […]


COVID clinic has closed

The Cobar Respiratory Clinic, which opened in May 2020 in Harcourt Street as part of a collaborative response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, is no longer in operation with the Department of Health making the decision to close the clinic at the end of last year. The Cobar Primary Health […]


A new space to work and learn

TAFE NSW Cobar staff are settling into their new modern surrounds with Cobar’s Connected Learning Centre building in Bourke Street now open to the public. The learning spaces can be configured in multiple ways to accommodate a range of different class subjects and sizes and is the first of TAFE’s […]