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Newey Plan of Management progresses

Cobar Shire Councillors voted last week that council commence the process to have the Newey Reserve reclassified as a park. A report to last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting from council’s environmental supervisor Melissa Gunn advised, under the Crown Land Management Act 2016, categorisation of the Newey Reserve was required to […]

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Pumpettes’ winning combination

The Pumpettes women’s netball team capped off a sensational year with their third netball grand final win on Monday night. The team’s winning combination has claimed two Indoor competition titles this year along with their 2018 Cobar Netball Association A Grade grand final win of the outdoor competition in September. […]

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Storms knock out the power for hours

Storm damage to Essential Energy’s main and secondary power lines into Cobar knocked out the power to more than 2,600 homes and businesses last Tuesday night. The power went out in Cobar at 5.14pm and, for many customers, it wasn’t restored until 1am Wednesday, while a group of 68 customers […]

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A good field of 24

There was a field of 24 athletes for the Cobar Athletics & Triathlon Squad’s November triathlon handicapped event on Sunday. Two individuals and a team tackled the long course (500m swim/20km ride/4km run); six individuals and two teams took on the short course (300m swim/10km ride/2km run); and eight junior […]

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Celebrating our culture and history

Cobar Aboriginal Lands Council hosted a NAIDOC Day event in Drummond Park on Friday. Organiser Rena Clements said it was great to see students from Cobar High School, St John’s School, Ngalli Preschool, members of the public and lots of local organisations taking part in the day which is an […]