There’s been some wild weather about

It’s been a wet and wild start to the new year with some large storms, gusty winds and high temperatures recorded in and around the Shire of Cobar. According to the Bureau of Meteorology the first 17 days of January included temperatures of up to 41 degrees, large storm cells […]


Peak donation very welcome

Christmas 2021 was a little bit brighter for the Cobar Brennan Centre residents who received a special treat from Peak Gold Mines on Christmas Eve. Peak’s general manager Craig Thomas said every Christmas Aurelia Metals delivers special Christmas lunch packs to their dedicated employees who are rostered on Christmas Day. […]


COVID clinic has closed

The Cobar Respiratory Clinic, which opened in May 2020 in Harcourt Street as part of a collaborative response to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, is no longer in operation with the Department of Health making the decision to close the clinic at the end of last year. The Cobar Primary Health […]


A new space to work and learn

TAFE NSW Cobar staff are settling into their new modern surrounds with Cobar’s Connected Learning Centre building in Bourke Street now open to the public. The learning spaces can be configured in multiple ways to accommodate a range of different class subjects and sizes and is the first of TAFE’s […]


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.