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Western area councils gather in Cobar

Councils from western New South Wales once again discussed their future at a meeting in Cobar on Monday. President of the Division Balranald mayor Leigh Byron said a decision about the future of the eight councils in the Far West Initiative, which was part of the State Government’s Local Government […]

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Saturday was a great day for Polyfabrications golf day

Saturday’s Polyfabrications sponsored golf day went ahead after being postponed last month.  The three person Ambrose women’s event was won by Karen Walsh, Geraldine Francisco and Angela Fryer with a net score of 67 5/6. Serena Fraser, Karen Manns and Jannine Wilkin were runners-up posting 69 net followed by Pam Sikora, […]

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Playground upgrade work is underway

Upgrade work on the Drummond Park playground area has well and truly begun with a new permanent shade structure being erected over the last couple of weeks. The new steel structure is significantly higher and will be more durable than the previous shade cloth structure. New concrete paths are expected […]

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Prison escapees headed for Cobar

Police believe two prisoners who escaped from an Ivanhoe Correctional Facility may be heading towards Cobar. Geoffrey Fieldsend (30) and Richard Reginald Pretty (29) were last seen at the minimum-security correctional centre in Ivanhoe about 6pm Saturday. Police are appealing for the public to not approach the two men. Following […]