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Thompson wins Tasmanian top gun title

Cobar Clay Target Club shooter Robert Thompson looks set to be inducted into the Australian Clay Target Association’s NSW Hall of Fame. Thompson’s recent win of the 2019 Tasmanian Down The Line (DTL) Championships has earned him enough points to be considered for the honour. He put in an outstanding […]

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Yabbies form is good for Nationals

The form of the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club members is looking good in the lead up to the Nationals championships next month. The winning margins recorded in last week’s handicapped competition swims at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool included 0.03, 0.09 and 0.13 seconds off their nominated times. […]

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The ‘Little Paper’ marks 33 years

The Cobar Weekly newspaper is celebrating its 33rd birthday today and we’re celebrating! The Cobar Weekly (TCW) was conceived in October 1985 at a public meeting that was held to gauge community interest for Cobar to have its own independent, local paper. The idea was met with enthusiastic response with […]

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Regional summit hears of issues

Impediments for growth in Cobar were discussed at the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Orana’s Inland Growth Summit in Dubbo last Thursday. Cobar Shire Council’s general manager, Peter Vlatko was one of 10 guest speakers from different levels of government and industry groups invited to speak at the summit. Mr Vlatko […]

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Keen kindy kids ready to go

Amelia Cohen and Aiden Gilbert began ‘big school’ today with the pair heading off for their first day in Kinder at Cobar Public School. Both were excited (and a bit nervous) about heading off to school however a chat with school principal Jonathan Harvey soon had them smiling for our […]