New school leaders

Cobar High School last week announced their newly elected school captains, Todd Polack and Joey Neale (pictured above at back with principal Shane Carter at centre). The pair were elected along with vice captains Sophie Clark and Elly-May Hand. Mr Carter said he was proud of how the students campaigned […]


Lockdown affects visitor numbers

With the start of school holidays this week the Cobar Caravan Park would normally be a thriving place however the COVID pandemic has taken its toll and the park has been very quiet. With the Victorian, Queensland and South Australian borders all closed and a month of lockdown, there hasn’t […]

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Return and Earn returns

The Return and Earn can and bottle recycling service, operated locally by Cobar Camels Rugby Club members, re-opened last Thursday after being closed for a month due to the COVID lockdown. Volunteer collector, Cairo Haronga (pictured above at left with customer Michael ‘Dog’ Lawrence), reports they have been kept busy […]


Vinnies volunteers are back on deck after lockdown

With lockdown restrictions now eased in Cobar our local Vinnies volunteers are back hard at work. The Cobar Vinnies store, which offers used clothing, accessories, books, toys, brick-a-brac, household items, sporting goods and bedding, re-opened to the public last Wednesday. Vinnies volunteer, Patti Pratt, said the store had been closed […]


Carpark sealing has commenced

One of two carparks in Cobar’s CBD have been sealed with the carpark next to the Town Hall Cinema sealed last Thursday with funding received from Round 1 of the Australian Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program. This carpark, along with the carparking area behind the Grand Hotel, were […]


A great virtual workout

With COVID restrictions easing in Cobar on Saturday morning, gym goers can now return to working out at the JKM Dynamic Fitness gym facility in Marshall Street. Members were however able to continue classes over the lockdown period, including taking part in ‘Mums and Bubs’ and BodyPump virtual sessions from […]