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TripAdvisor excellence award two years in a row

Cobar’s Crossroads Motel has received TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the second year in a row and the Great Western Hotel (GWH) has also received the Certificate of Excellence for service. GWH lessee Ashleigh Bellotti (who is also the son of the Crossroads Motel’s owner Carolyn Bellotti) said getting Certificates […]

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Cobar records its best rain in years

Cobar has recorded its wettest winter in years and there is more on the way according to the Bureau of Meteorology. Already 320mm of rain has fallen this year, around 80mm more than what is expected on average to the end of July. With more solid rain expected this week, […]

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Western area councils gather in Cobar

Councils from western New South Wales once again discussed their future at a meeting in Cobar on Monday. President of the Division Balranald mayor Leigh Byron said a decision about the future of the eight councils in the Far West Initiative, which was part of the State Government’s Local Government […]

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Voters return Coulton for a fourth term

With the final outcome of Saturday’s Federal Election still unsure, one thing for certain is that the Parkes electorate will continue to be represented by Mark Coulton. Mr Coulton was returned for his fourth term as the Parkes Federal Member on Saturday after winning almost 60 per cent of first […]

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Economic study underway

                                      Cobar Shire Council has contracted Seed Business Solutions to undertake an Economic Study and Action Plan for the Cobar Shire area. Seed’s Megan Dixon began work on the project last Wednesday, […]

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Sue’s contribution to education acknowledged

The Minister for Education the Hon. Adrian Piccoli was in Cobar yesterday to make a special presentation to Cobar High School principal Sue Francisco, who is soon to retire. In 1982, Sue Kelsey (as she was known then) commenced her career as a young English teacher at Cobar High School. […]