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Unbeaten record is still intact

Down 10-0 at halftime, the Cobar Roosterettes regrouped and finished with a 10-all draw against Walgett in their Barwon Darling League competition League Tag game on Sunday. Played in bitterly cold conditions in front of a small band of dedicated supporters at Tom Knight Memorial Oval, the Roosterettes bounced back […]

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Camels turned up late to play their game

The excitement and anticipation had been building for months among the local rugby fraternity for the Cobar club’s Western Plains Rugby ‘Reunion’ match against Gulargambone on Saturday. Players that beat Gulargambone 20 years ago in the 1996 grand final (along with members of the Cobar team that defeated Walgett in […]

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Chemical incident for local miners

The Department of Industry Mine Safety Investigation Unit is investigating a serious safety incident at the now-closed Manuka Silver Mine, 80km south of Cobar. The Mine Safety Investigation Unit (MSIU) is looking into circumstances surrounding workers’ exposure to hazardous chemicals during a manual acid-leaching gold extraction process that occurred at […]

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Economic study underway

                                      Cobar Shire Council has contracted Seed Business Solutions to undertake an Economic Study and Action Plan for the Cobar Shire area. Seed’s Megan Dixon began work on the project last Wednesday, […]