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Australia Day awards recognise volunteers

Locals who have given freely of their time and skills to make Cobar a better community to live in have been honoured with Australia Day awards. At this year’s Australia Day awards ceremony on Thursday at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool, locals heard about the work that Citizen of the […]

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Country Track and Field Championships

The Cobar Athletics Club had eight competitors travel to the 2017 NSW Athletics Country Track and Field Championships in Dubbo recently. Overall Cobar, with a total of 125 points,  finished 15th out of the 48 clubs competing for the Hooper Cup. Chad Buckman competed in the Under 13 boys 1,500m […]

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No better way to celebrate Australia Day

While it may not be everyone’s idea of how to celebrate Australia Day, 24 locals started their day off last Thursday by completing a triathlon. The Cobar Athletics and Triathlon Squad (CATS) coordinated a senior triathlon as part of this year’s Australia Day activities which attracted 12 individual competitors and […]

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Power outage as another storm rips through Cobar

Cobar residents sweltered on Sunday afternoon after many homes and businesses were left without power for more than an hour. Storm activity in the area on Sunday afternoon just before 4pm included a number of lightning strikes, one of which hit Essential Energy’s power lines approximately 55km east of Cobar. […]

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Many worthy nominees for Australia Day sports awards

Local clay target shooters Robert Thompson and Scott Brydon were named as joint winners of this year’s Australia Day Sportsperson of the Year award. Swimmer Makaila Gordon won the Kerrigundi Award and Ben Trudgett was awarded the Services to Sport trophy. Cobar’s Australia Day event coordinator John Martin said it’s […]