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New plant to improve water treatment

NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro flew into Cobar last week to officially open the town’s new state-of-the-art water filtration plant. The deputy premier joined Mayor Lilliane Brady and Minister for Agriculture and Western NSW Adam Marshall to cut the ribbon on the new plant last Wednesday. Mayor Brady praised the […]

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Cobar at the centre of Orana RDA mining hub vision

Cobar has been earmarked to join a Silicon Valley-style central west/Orana region mining cluster. Regional Development Australia Orana  (RDA Orana) has a plan to unify the mining operations of the region and link them into their new Export Hub. The Hub aims to identify commercial opportunities, facilitate an increase in […]

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Colourful cyclists

Over 100 people participated in the Tour De Cobar Colour Ride at Ward Oval on Sunday morning. Run in conjunction with NSW Bike Week, an initiative of the NSW Government, events like this aim to raise the profile of cycling as a healthy, easy, low cost and environmentally friendly transport […]

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Rural crime the target of special police operation

A police operation targeting illegal hunting and trespass offences aims to crack down on rural crime in our area. Officers attached to Central North Police District and Central Zone Rural Crime Prevention Team launched Operation Highground last week in an effort to detect, deter and prosecute illegal hunting and rural […]

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CHS farewells Year 12 Class of 2019

The Cobar High School Year 12 Class of 2019 was farewelled at a school assembly last Wednesday. The students finished school last week and are now preparing for the start of their HSC exams later this month. Pictured are Year Advisors Paige Jermyn and Paul Callaghan with students (front) Tanika-Star […]