061119

Learning presented in a fun way

Parents and children spent the morning with visiting kinesiologists Brendan and Gail O’Hara at the Cobar Mobile Children’s Services playgroup session on Monday. The O’Haras travel the country and, in particular to regional areas, running sound healing and early childhood workshops that aim to create and strengthen neural networks in […]

061119

One stop shop for drought help

The NSW Government’s Drought Hub and the Federal Government’s Golden Wattle Department of Human Services mobile services centres were in Cobar on Friday to bring a range of information, in particular information about drought assistance. Pictured above is local grazier Dick Roberts talking to Rural Assistance Authority staff at the […]

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061119

Sticky-beaks hinder firies on the job

  Local fire fighters were hindered from doing their job properly last week when they were called to a house fire. Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 deputy captain Alex Lennon said the brigade received a call regarding a house fire in Elizabeth Crescent at approximately 3pm last Tuesday. Mr […]

061119

Yabbies win at Five Ways swim

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming team returned home from the 2019 Five Ways Swim on Sunday at Gosford with a couple of good wins under their belts. They won the 10 Man Relay after finishing within 0.41 seconds of their nominated time and Cameron Van Breugel was first in […]

061119

Rain brings smiles all across the district

Local cockies, golfers, gardeners and pretty much everyone around the western district was all smiles after good widespread rain was recorded across the Cobar Shire over the weekend. Graziers in the northern part of the Cobar Shire fared the best measuring the most in their rainfall gauges. The Culls at […]

061119

Big boost for pony clubbers

Cobar Pony Club members were lucky enough to join elite dressage rider and trainer, Gina Montgomery, who has an extensive list of championship wins for a full day clinic on Saturday at the Dalton Park Horse Sports Complex. The Cobar Pony Club won the clinic (which the riders described as […]