Modified golf games could go ahead

While all other sporting competitions and events have either been suspended or can-celled due to COVID-19 restrictions, golf is still permitted to be played under modified rules. Cobar Men’s Golf president Peter ‘China’ Brien reports organised golf events were able to be played in Cobar last weekend by adher-ing to […]


Home schooling continues

The NSW lockdown health orders have been extended a further week which also means that learning from home will continue for students in Cobar. Pictured is Leah Mitchell collecting her children’s school packs from Cobar Public School staff member Kylie Harvey last week. Schools are in daily contact with families […]


Urgency for testing and vaccination

While the NSW Health’s website is show-ing one positive COVID case listed for Co-bar, Cobar Shire Council’s general manager Peter Vlatko said the case was however de-tected in Mudgee. As of Monday night at 8pm, the Western NSW Local Health District reports Cobar has not yet recorded a positive COVID […]


Covid contingency for Castlereagh comp

With the 2021 Christie and Hood Castle-reagh League competition currently sus-pended due to NSW Health regulations, a meeting of the clubs on Monday night has produced a COVID contingency plan. Castlereagh League spokesperson Bryson Luff said three Local Government Areas were locked down last week which affected the last round […]


Major milestone in wild dog control

Landholders involved in the Professional Wild Dog Controller (PWDC) Program have recently achieved a major milestone with the 100th wild dog removed from the landscape. The program, which is coordinated by West-ern Local Land Services, has involved six PWDCs working with local landholders to control wild dogs, as well as […]


Cobar’s housing market continues to be buoyant

Cobar’s housing market continues to be buoyant with 11 houses sold in just over two hours by David Russell’s Nutrien Har-courts team last week. The former Endeavor Mine homes owned by Cobar Infrastructure, were offered for sale via two separate online auctions on Wednes-day and Friday. The highest clearance, $204,000 […]