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Hospital Auxiliary welcomes their regional representative

The executive of the Cobar Hospital Auxiliary committee remains relatively unchanged for the year ahead following the group’s annual general meeting at the Cobar Hospital on Monday. Sharon Harland was returned to the president’s chair along with the group’s long serving secretary Beryl Martin and treasurer Barbara Bartlett. Merredene Cantwell […]

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Drought funding on the agenda

The need for more drought funding was at the top of the agenda for yesterday’s Western Division of Councils of NSW Mid-Year Conference in Cobar. President of Local Government NSW (LGNSW), Cr Linda Scott addressed the meeting and said LGNSW had lobbied hard for increased drought assistance. “We’re pleased to […]

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Camels very impressive in win over Walgett

The Cobar Camels were very impressive in their 14-12 win over the Walgett Rams on Saturday in Round 9 of the 2019 Western Plains Rugby Union competition. There was a good crowd on hand to witness Cobar’s second win of the season at the Face Contracting-sponsored match at Ailsa Fitzsimmons […]

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Mini soccer stars

Alfie Toomey, dribbling the ball (centre) had plenty of possession playing for Mini Liverpool against the Mini Mariners on Saturday morning at Ward Oval. In addition to participating in some drills to teach them basic techniques, the Minis players get to play a modified version of the senior game with […]

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Kriz takes two golf titles in a week

  A group of 12 Cobar Lady Golfers were part of the field of 54 players for the Trangie Ladies Open event last Tuesday. The Cobar players did well with Narelle Kriz taking out the A Grade Scratch title after a countback from Jenny Stephenson when both came in with […]

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Exciting draw for A Grade game

An exciting draw was played in the Senior Netball A Grade competition on Saturday between Pumpettes and ENDivas. The match started with both sides going goal for goal and strong defence was also a feature with Rachel Gentles (Pumpettes) and Corrina Brenton (ENDivas) giving their sides a number of turnovers. […]

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Waltraud weaves her way around country on a wellness tour

Well-known Melbourne-based milliner, Waltraud Reiner, was back in Cobar on the weekend with her Hatmobile, this time to conduct a Weaving for Wellness workshop. A regular visitor to Cobar, Mrs Reiner’s Weaving for Wellness workshop this year was coordinated and funded by Outback Arts. Outback Arts’ president Kylie Harvey was […]

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Water allocation cut to 80 per cent

Cobar will only receive 80 per cent of its annual water allocation over the next year, while water allocations to the local mines have been reduced to 70 per cent. Cobar Shire Council announced the reductions on Monday in response to WaterNSW’s proposed new water delivery arrangements that came into […]