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2016

Streetlight maintenance completed

Essential Energy has recently completed a major streetlight maintenance program in the Cobar Shire Council area to help ensure the ongoing performance and reliability of local public lighting. Regional manager Northern, Mark Summers, said Essential Energy’s bulk lamp replacement program was undertaken on a cyclical basis across each local government […]

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2016

Council to apply for innovation funding

Cobar Shire Council is looking to apply for one-off grant funding from the NSW Government’s $4 million Innovation Fund to install an electronic document management system. The electronic system will help council to deliver better services and better infrastructure in the local community. Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries said small […]

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2016

Workers supported

Workers retrenched last week from Endeavor Mine and their partners will be able to access a range of information and advice today at a Redundancy Support Session. Coordinated by the Cobar Business Association, the session today at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club will be attended by training providers, counsellors […]

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2016

Councillor Yench calls for restructure

Cr Peter Yench has called for a restructure of the Far West Initiative Advisory Committee (FWIAC) in an effort to improve the sustainability of Cobar and seven other neighbouring councils. The NSW Government’s Far West Initiative was set up in August 2015 to look at ways to improve local governance, […]

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2016

How ROAR helps

Rural Outback Animal Rescue (ROAR) has come along way since the initiative was developed by local women Leah Josephson, Wizzy Knezevic and Casey Vidot last year. Mrs Josephson told The Cobar Weekly the initiative was started in August 2015 by the three local animal lovers who wanted to make a […]