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Teachers school Yabbies in the pool

It was the teachers who went to the top of the class in the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition last Tuesday night. All four of the events contested at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool were won by teachers and three of those wins were with spot on times. […]

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Same faces on Yabbies’ podium

While there was a big field of 16 Yabbies for the Cobar Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition swim last Tuesday, the same faces kept popping up on the winner’s podium all night. Cameron van Bruegel won the 50 metres handicapped freestyle swim with a time of 0.06 seconds off his […]

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Cobar Mermaids begin to resurface

A new season of the Mermaids swimming club competition commenced on Sunday morning at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. There was a small field of just five swimmers with Nikki Davey the winner of the first event, the 30m handicapped freestyle swim. Davey won with a time of 0.06 seconds […]

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Yabbies get a warm reception at first swim

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club members got a warm reception for their first swim of 2018/2019 season on Tuesday night with the mercury hitting a high of 31 earlier that day. Traditionally it’s a chilly start for the swimmers each season however the water temperature was a near […]

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Public feedback shaping pool contract

Cobar Shire Council has this week released the specifications for the new contract for the management of the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool and is expecting lots of interest. Council’s director of finance and community services, Kym Miller said the new contract has been written with community feedback taken into account. […]

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Swainston swims spot-on for third week

For the third consecutive week Paul Swainston recorded a spot-on time in the Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club competition. Last Tuesday Swainston recorded 0.00 in the 50 metres freestyle handicapped swim to win from Matt Harland, who was second with 0.19 seconds off his nominated time and John Carswell […]

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Awards recognise community service

The Cobar community came out to support the nominees of this year’s Australia Day Awards which were presented in a ceremony at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday. Colleen Boucher was awarded the Bossie Mitchell Services to the Community Award. She had some tough competition with 15 nominations in […]