Charity dance champions crowned

Local firies and their dance partner wives have helped to raise around $12,000 at the Dance Factor charity fundraising night on Saturday at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Of that $5,000 will go to their Cobar Fire Station 256 Climb for Motor Neurone Disease; $4,000 has been allocated to […]

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Firies to climb for a cause

Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar retained firefighters Huw Rabone, Khan Fugar and Chris Freeman were at the Christmas in July markets in Drummond Park on Saturday promoting their fundraising efforts for their Firies Climb for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in November. The three are among a group of […]

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Commissioner commends support for local firefighters

Cobar Fire Station 256 Captain Brad Lennon was recently presented with one of the Commissioner’s 2015 Safety Awards. Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins said the Commissioner’s Safety Awards program recognises FRNSW workers who make an outstanding contribution to improving or promoting safety within the workplace. […]

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New fire truck named in Howie’s honour

Cobar Fire Station 256 took delivery of a new fire truck yesterday that, for the first time in Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) history, carries a personalised registration plate to honour fallen firefighter Daniel ‘Howie’ Howard. FRNSW Commissioner Greg Mullins presented local firefighters with keys to the new $310,000 ‘Class […]