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Yabbies win blue ribbon event at Nationals

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club relay team won the blue ribbon event at this year’s National AIF Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne on Saturday. Matt Harland, Murray Harland, Cameron van Breugel, Ben Plush, Stuart Small and Owen Small put in an impressive performance to win the […]

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Removing rubbish

St John’s School students and staff participated in a school Clean Up Australia Day on Friday, tidying around the school grounds and outside boundary areas. The day was also a learning opportunity led by the school’s Stage 3 Environmental Group. Students learnt about the impacts of rubbish on their environment […]

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CSA welcomes apprentices

CSA Mine has welcomed four new apprentices this year, Adrian Borodin (Metal Fabrication & Welding), Craig Fielding (Electrical), Simon Oliver (Heavy Diesel) and Dylan Boland (Fitting & Machining). Craig, Adrian and Simon are all mature age apprentices who have previous experience working in the mining industry while Dylan completed his […]

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Squalleyball gets off to a good start

The new Squalleyball competition got off to a good start at the youth centre last Thursday night with two very close games played. Sweet Rally, who’s had an injection of some new players this competition, finished with a narrow 3-2 win over newcomers, Mixed Up. Sweet Rally convincingly won the […]

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Young athletes head to Canada

The Cobar Little Athletics committee has contributed $200 each to athletes Ben Griffiths and Hannah Carroll to help the pair attend the 2019 Track and Field Championships in Canada in June. Both athletes have been part of the club for numerous years. This trip is organised by Sports Travel Australia. […]

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Number of factors force show cancellation

The Cobar Show Society has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cobar Show following discussions at an extraordinary meeting on Sunday. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said the cancellation of the Cobar Show comes off the back of the recent announcement of the cancellation of the 2019 […]

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Pool party to bust drought blues

Bushies and townies’ Heath, Nardine and Addison Cull, along with Shae Martin, enjoyed the Drought Breaker community party at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday afternoon. The party featured entertainment, water slides and inflatables fun, gourmet hamburgers and a lolly bar, face painting and giveaways. The free community event […]

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CHS cricket side records historic win

A new look Cobar High School (CHS) cricket side went up against their arch-nemesis, Bourke High School, last week at Ward Oval. Bourke won the toss and sent Cobar into bat and by the 11th over Cobar were in cruise control at 2/52 with their captain Ben Howson (8) and […]

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Developments, doctors and more on council’s list

Cobar Shire Councillors efficiently moved through a lengthy agenda at their February Ordinary Meeting last Thursday. A number of agenda items had previously been workshopped by councillors with many only requiring “a tick and flick” at the meeting. Cr Janine Lea-Barrett praised an “in depth” report submitted to the meeting […]