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CSA’s policy is one of the best

CSA Mine’s ‘Working in Heat’ policy has been recognised as one of the best health and safety policy’s in mining operations across NSW. The ‘Working in Heat’ policy has been selected by a panel of judges as a finalist for the NSW Minerals Council 2015 Health, Safety, Environment & Community […]

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Visitor numbers are well up compared to last few years

Visitor numbers at Cobar Visitor Information Centre are up by 1,000 compared to pervious years with the increase in tourists also reflected in overnight stay data. Cobar Shire Council tourism and public relations manager John Martin said Cobar’s tourism economy has received “a real boost” over the last two months […]

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Peak to go ahead in leaps and bounds

Peak Gold Mines general manager Greg Bowkett has painted a positive picture of the future of the mine at last week’s public community consultation meeting. He told approximately 50 members of the public who attended the meeting at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club on Thursday night that while the […]

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Cobar players represent at Nations of Origin tournament

Cobar Junior Soccer Club players joined forces with Nyngan members to represent the Western Plains Amateur Soccer Association (WPASA) at the Nations of Origin ‘Football Fives’ competition in Lake Macquarie last Tuesday. The carnival was run by PCYC (Police Citizens Youth Clubs) and Football NSW and was aimed at increasing […]

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Camels turn TV stars for Fox Sports doco

A Fox Sports crew will use footage taken last week of the Cobar Camels rugby team from drones, GoPros and television cameras as part of a rugby “grass roots” sports documentary. The Fox Sports crew were in town on Friday filming at the CSA Mine, around town, and at the […]

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Countbacks decide close contests

The games were close in the women’s golf competition last week with two results having to be decided by countbacks. Fran Samios was the winner of the Stoke event last Wednesday after a countback with Wan Sipatsa. Both finished with 74 Net. In 3rd place was Daphne Cross with 76 Net […]

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Westside throws a spanner in the works

  It was a tough day out for the Cobar Roosters Club on Sunday at Tom Knight Memorial Oval with the committee scrambling to host the Dubbo Westside teams for their scheduled Tooheys Group 11 matches with depleted canteen and bar supplies after the club had been broken into earlier […]