Brightening up our streets

  Local artist Seigrid Peters has recently painted two more electrical boxes in Linsley Street as part of Cobar Shire Council’s Town Beautification program. Sig’s unique artwork adds some colour to the streetscape with her depictions of rural life in Cobar. Her latest works include the ‘Bird Box’ pictured above […]


Busiest committee in Cobar

A well attended Tourism Advisory Committee meeting was held on Thursday night at the Services Club. A number of items were discussed including an update on the construction of the war memorial in Drummond Park (and the associated celebrations around the unveiling of it); a progress report on the Iron […]


Roberts duo claims Pairs title

Kyle Roberts and Don Roberts teamed up to defeat Dean ‘Bogga’ McLeod and Jason Howell 23-11 in the Golfie bowls Pairs Championship match on Sunday. The Roberts duo took control of the game from the outset with McLeod and Howell closing the margin to just six shots towards the end […]


Deighton returned as the chair

Cobar Rugby League’s Chris Deighton was returned as Chairperson of the Castlereagh League Board of Directors at the group’s annual general meeting on Sunday. The Coolah Roos’ application to be re-admitted back in the 2024 Castlereagh League competition after not having played since 2017, was also accepted at the AGM. […]

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Stolen vehicle recovered

A mine vehicle stolen from Nymagee last week has been recovered by officers from the Orana Mid-Western Police District. About 4.40pm on Saturday, Orana Mid-Western Police District officers were conducting inquiries in relation to the stolen Toyota Landcruiser, when the vehicle was allegedly been driven towards a police vehicle parked […]