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Farmers welcome widespread rain

Bob Sinclair, who lives at Berangabah Station in the far south of the Cobar Shire, is smiling broadly after he received 21mm of rain last week. Bob said the widespread rain was “tremendous”. “I’m looking at my two house tanks which are full and lots of other tanks on the […]


23,000 reasons to smile

An auction/fundraiser night at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club on Saturday has helped to raise $23,000 for this year’s Night for Our Farmers event. Auctioneer, Luke Scales from Landmark Russell is pictured with event organisers Sheena Geppert and Georgie Brown who were thrilled with the result from the sale […]



With the chance of just 1-5mm of rain initially forecast for Easter Monday, it was definitely a nice surprise for many locals to see just over 50mm recorded in town. The rain was widespread with a number of properties around the Cobar Shire recording good falls, including Vanessa and Dudley […]


CWA donation to help local bush kids

Cobar Mobile Children’s Services (CMCS) will once again be able to offer their services to bush kids aged between four and 12 years old. A donation of $8,000 this week from the Country Women’s Association (CWA) Cobar branch to CMCS, who recently lost some of their funding, will mean they […]


Number of factors force show cancellation

The Cobar Show Society has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cobar Show following discussions at an extraordinary meeting on Sunday. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said the cancellation of the Cobar Show comes off the back of the recent announcement of the cancellation of the 2019 […]


Pool party to bust drought blues

Bushies and townies’ Heath, Nardine and Addison Cull, along with Shae Martin, enjoyed the Drought Breaker community party at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday afternoon. The party featured entertainment, water slides and inflatables fun, gourmet hamburgers and a lolly bar, face painting and giveaways. The free community event […]