Red Devils bring the heat

The Red Devils finished as this season’s Junior Touch Football winners of the Juniors competition. After dominating for most of the season, they ran out as convincing 8-2 winners over the Orange Blazers in their grand final game on Thursday afternoon at Ward Oval. The Red Devils are pictured above […]


Carols in the main

Local Toomey Tunes music students (including Rhys Cull pictured above) did some Christmas Carolling for ROAR (Rural Outback Animal Respite/Rescue) in the main street on Saturday morning. Their busking efforts raised $325. ▪ Photo contributed


CSA donates

Cobar VIEW Club’s Lillian Simpson and Enid English thanked CSA Mine Glencore representative Jade Buckman at the club’s Christmas party last week for the mine’s sponsorship which has enabled VIEW to purchase a pull-up club banner, sound system and microphone.


Young community leaders

Cobar Shire Council general manager Peter Vlatko congratulated the newly elected executive of the Cobar Youth Council, Joey Neale (communications officer), Todd Polack (secretary), Amara Bottom (president), Maddie Chaplain (treasurer) and Ashley Cousins (vice president) following their meeting last Thursday. Councils in NSW promote, provide and plan for the needs […]

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Long Service

In recognition of their service to the Bulla Rural Fire Brigade, the Rural Fire Service recently presented Long Service medals to brigade members Ann Marie Murphy (60 years service), Bulla brigade captain Bill Mahy (who accepted a 10 year medal on behalf of Simon Mahy) and Kevin Murphy (40 years […]


Spreading Christmas cheer

Laura Barnes, representing Peak Gold Mines/Aurelia Metals as the major sponsor of this year’s Cobar Weekly Christmas Cheer competition (along with Cobar Powerhouse), presented the winners with their prizes of Cobar Quids on Monday. Candy Picton (Gould Street) won the first place prize of $500 and Cassidi Lawrence (Harcourt Street) […]


A field of 36 turn out for Christmas Novelty Shoot

Bright, sunny and lovely shooting condi-tions attracted 36 competitors for the Cobar Clay Target Club’s Christmas Novelty Shoot on Sunday. Along with locals, some shooters had trav-elled from Darwin, Bourke, Brewarrina and Tamworth to vie for the renowned excellent prizes, the challenge of unusual events, and to experience the club’s […]