Pool contract won’t be tendered out

Cobar Shire Councillors have opted not to call for tenders for the management of the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool but rather to extend the existing contract. Council’s director of finance and community services, Kym Miller proposed the extension to Councillors at last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting. Mr Miller said there […]


Early season swimmers

Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool’s new manager Jimmy Neyland reports he’s had a pretty busy first few days since the pool opened for the new swimming season on Saturday. Young pool-goers favoured the multi-purpose little pool reporting the water in the “big pool” was still a bit too cold. Pictured are […]


Chesney finishes out on top at CHS swimming carnival

Cobar High School held their annual swimming carnival on Friday at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The overall winning team was Chesney, followed by Fort Bourke, Great Cobar and then Occidental. Six swimmers, Nicholas Hodges, Toby Greenwood, Harry Cousins, Braiden Jones, Axel Fairfull and Henry Knight, have all now qualified […]

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Council consults community on pool plans

Cobar Shire Council held three communi-ty consultation sessions last week inviting locals to have a say in council’s masterplan for future upgrades to the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. Council has received $50,000 in funding to create a masterplan only and, while no funds have yet been allocated to carry out […]


A $50K pool plan

Cobar Shire Council will spend $50,000 of their NSW Government Resources for Regions Round 7 funding on a plan to upgrade Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. The funding will enable Council to engage a suitably qualified and reputable consultant to undertake and deliver a business case study for investigating the upgrade […]