Community divided over shade structure

A lot of thought and planning has gone into the proposed new shade structure to be installed in the main street but its unique design has divided the community. Cobar Shire Council’s grants officer Brytt Moore said the structure is being funded by the Drought Communities Program which aims to […]


Church group helps to make Christmas brighter

The Generocity Churches Sisterhood Women hosted their 7th annual Christmas Gingerbread House making workshop on Saturday night. The workshop, which encourages women to come together to meet new people, this year had 65 women in attendance who learnt how to create a delicious gingerbread house. Generocity Church Pastor Lauren Williams […]


Health minister tours our new hospital

Health Minister Brad Hazzard was in Cobar yesterday to inspect the new facility. Minister Hazzard was joined by local Aboriginal elder Joan Evans, who delivered the welcome to country, to mark the major milestone by planting a tree at the front of the new facility. “The Cobar community now has […]


Year 12 bows out in glamourous style

Cobar High School’s Year 12 class of 2019 marked the end of their school lives with their formal last Thursday. Pictured are Laura McLeod, Kacey Davis-Banks, Montana Tatchell, Kaitlyn Miller, Sandie Mitchell, Kelly Archer, Andrew Roberts, Raymond Dennis, Darragh McMullen, Bella Coughlan, Pheonix Webster, Holly Clarke, Dylan Morley, Angela Shepherd, […]


Cobar’s firies step up for MND research

Cobar’s Station 256 firefighters are feeling like they are on top of the world at the moment having just completed an amazing feat that helped to raise $748,045 for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). A group of six firefighters from the Cobar station (along with Tom Martin, an honorary Station 256 […]


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 […]


Cobar celebrates our mining heritage

Justin Bruce, Brock Hamilton, Hannah Trudgett, Ryder Anderson and Cooper Trudgett tried their luck looking for buried gems at the Mini Mining Expo at the Heritage Park on Sunday morning. The expo was a new event on this year’s Festival of the Miner’s Ghost program and from the fantastic turn […]