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Peak prosecution proceeds in court

Two years after the death of a worker at the Peak Gold Mine, the NSW Resources Regulator has begun prosecution proceedings in the District Court against the mine. The Regulator will allege Mark Brilley, a local contract worker, died at the mine after working in hot and inadequately ventilated conditions […]

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Mardi Gras fun for all ages

Cobar’s first ever Grey Mardi Gras proved to be a huge success with locals and visitors of all ages getting into the retro spirit. Cobar Preschool (pictured above) was one of many local groups to take part in Saturday’s parade, while Friday’s dance lessons proved popular before the sold-out dinner […]

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Getting our groove on for Grey Mardi Gras

Local resident May Higgins (seated at centre) has lived through Cobar in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s and has watched four more generations of her extended family grow up here. May and her family are all excited about Cobar’s inaugural Grey Mardi Gras event this weekend and dug out their […]