2016

Town library to enter into a new chapter

Cobar is one of three towns in the Barwon electorate to receive a share in $279,265 library funding announced this week by Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries. Mr Humphries was in town on Saturday to deliver the good news to Mayor Lilliane Brady and Cobar Shire & TAFE Librarian Jane […]

2016

Businesses sock it to mental health

Two local businesses, Stationery Essentials and Gumnuts Gifts & Homewares, are getting behind Batyr with their ‘One Sock Wednesday’ Cobar campaign. Stationery Essentials’ manager Wendy Robinson said all money raised in Cobar for Batyr, a social enterprise that focuses on preventative education in the area of young people’s mental health, […]

2016

Jobs cut as CBH moves to preserve Endeavor Mine life

Almost half of the Endeavor workforce was made redundant this week with further redundancies to be made in the coming months. Endeavor’s general manager Denver D’Angelo confirmed a group of 81 employees and contractors was given notice on Monday and Tuesday following parent company CBH Resources’ announcement that there would […]

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Ambassador to help celebrate Australia

  Founder of Neighbour Day, Andrew Heslop, will be Cobar’s Australia Day Ambassador for 2016. Mr Heslop is an awarded keynote speaker and community leader who achieved a global reputation as a social entrepreneur after founding Australia’s annual celebration of community, Neighbour Day. Neighbour Day began in 2003 and aims […]

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Community steps up after house fire

The Cobar community has rallied behind a local family who were recently left homeless after their house was destroyed by fire. Local paramedic Tony Cremona and his family have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the Cobar community which included the use of a furnished four bedroom home supplied by […]