Air quality was the focus of Peak Gold Mines’ (PGM) community information session at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club last Wednesday night. The meeting, which also included a site tour for members of the public to see what a vent rise looked like first hand, is one of a […]
LiveBetter staff and clients hosted a morning tea last Wednesday morning as part of the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser. There was a good turnout of visitors who were also pleased to get a guided tour of the group’s new premises.
The new State Member for Barwon, Roy Butler, delivered his inaugural speech to Parliament last week and outlined his goals for the next four years. Mr Butler restated his election commitment which was “to work hard and be honest”. He told parliament that across his electorate he had met […]
Cobar High School (CHS) was fortunate to host the Australian Youth Representative to the United Nations, Kareem El-Ansary, last Thursday. CHS student representative council members met with Mr El-Ansary to discuss their future and how they would like it to be. Student Georgie Buckman said the experience had been “a […]
Last Friday was World No Tobacco Day with local Community Health staff joining in with the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSLHD) to help promote the importance of a smoke-free lifestyle. Statistics show that despite declining rates of smoking in Australia, tobacco smoking still remains the leading cause of disease […]
Two incidents in the past week have prompted a reminder from local fire fighters for residents to properly dispose of coals and ash from wood fires. Fire & Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar issued a reminder via their Facebook page after the two incidents where coals have ignited and caused […]
Locals Frank and Dora Di Filippo, who recently celebrated 60 years of marriage, were thrilled to receive numerous letters of congratulations on their Diamond Wedding anniversary, including one from the Queen! Along with the card from Queen Elizabeth II, which has been personally approved by Her Majesty, Frank and Dora […]
CSA Mine threw open the gates and welcomed members of the public on Sunday for a fun family day out. Kids were able to get a close look at where their mums and dads go to work, and the machinery used in the mine, while community members took the opportunity […]