Bushies and townies’ Heath, Nardine and Addison Cull, along with Shae Martin, enjoyed the Drought Breaker community party at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday afternoon. The party featured entertainment, water slides and inflatables fun, gourmet hamburgers and a lolly bar, face painting and giveaways. The free community event was coordinated by Cobar Shire Council with help from the Royal Flying Doctor Service and GIVIT and was funded under the Commonwealth Government Drought Assistance program.
The worsening drought and a failed water pump on the pipeline that carries water to our town has prompted Cobar Shire Council to impose tougher water restrictions on its residents. Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said the Cobar Water Board has asked the council and the mines to start looking […]
NSW Farmers made a delivery to Cobar last week of goods that will go some way to helping out local struggling famers affected by the ongoing drought. NSW Farmers, Regional Services Manager – West, Caron Chester delivered approximately 100 boxes of toiletries and food, bottled water and bags of oranges […]
Cobar Mobile Children’s Services (CMCS) will once again be able to offer their services to bush kids aged between four and 12 years old. A donation of $8,000 this week from the Country Women’s Association (CWA) Cobar branch to CMCS, who recently lost some of their funding, will mean they […]