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Cobar residents support a Cancer Centre in Dubbo

  Cobar residents Karen and Shane Haddy have thrown their support behind the push to have a Cancer Centre in Dubbo. After having been diagnosed with Stage 3 breast cancer last September, Karen and husband Shane know first hand what’s involved in having cancer treatment for people who live in […]

2016

ANZAC Day commemorated

  The focus of ANZAC Day commemoration ceremonies this year was the Western Front in France and Belgium where some of the great battles of World War I were fought. RSL Sub Branch Cobar president Ben Hewlett spoke at Monday’s services at the War Memorial Hostel Dawn Service and later […]

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Bigger and better Cobar Show expected

    Organisers are expecting this year’s Cobar Show to be one of the biggest in recent years with a massive program combining old favourites and new events. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said the support from local businesses and organisations for this year’s show has been fantastic. “We’ve […]

2016

Airport turns mock disaster zone for exercise

Cobar Airport was turned into a mock disaster zone on Monday as local emergency services, in conjunction with Cobar Shire Council, conducted an emergency drill simulation exercise. Council’s engineering support manager Anil De Silva said the exercise not only allows for the airport emergency plan to be tested but also […]