Adding a bit of cheer this Christmas

Cobar Weekly’s 2020 Christmas Cheer competition, sponsored by Peak Gold Mines and Cobar Powerhouse, was expertly judged by the Cobar Girl Guides, Lilliane Brady Village residents and Cobar Weekly staff with five winners selected. Pictured above is Peak Gold Mines representative Laura Barnes with top scorer Robyn Floyd, whose display […]


Wollongong couple bring a truckload of gifts

Wollongong-based Pat and Geoff Dryland brought a truckload of food, clothing and gifts to Cobar on Saturday to help brighten Christmas for a number of local farmers still doing it tough from the drought. The couple, who previously owned childcare centres in Wollongong and Sydney, decided to direct their benevolence […]


NSW Premier pays a visit to Cobar

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was in Cobar yesterday to announce the NSW Government would be handing back more than 15,000 hectares of land to Aboriginal owners to form the new Mount Grenfell National Park and the Mount Grenfell State Conservation Area. The Premier paid a visit to the Mount Grenfell […]


$100,000 windfall for Services Club

After a year of mostly bad news, the Cobar Services Club is celebrating this week after receiving a grant of $100,000 to help upgrade the club’s facilities. Services Club secretary/manager Linda Carter said the grant from the Department of Regional NSW is very welcome but has been a long time […]


Community to pause for Remembrance Day

Cobar residents will pause for Remembrance Day this morning to reflect and pay respects to the armed forces personnel who lost their lives in war. While the usual formal public flag raising ceremony isn’t happening because of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions  locals will still be able to lay wreaths throughout […]


Police bros grow the Mos

The Cobar Police Whiskers, Lucas Hardy, Greg McKervey, Chris Power, Tony Martin and Dwayne De Vries, are taking part in Movember, that time of the year when men put their razors away for a month to see who can grow the most impressive facial hair for the purpose of increasing […]