250522

CHS girls encouraged to try a trade

Cobar High School’s (CHS) female students were able to take part in a hands-on “tradie” experience last Thursday in a SALT (Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen) workshop. The SALT program is supported by the Australian Government’s National Careers Institute. Program coordinator Fi Shewring said the workshops are aimed at encouraging girls […]

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Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser

  Cobar TAFE Connect Learning Centre staff, students and members of the public came together on Monday morning to have a cuppa in support the Cancer Council’s Biggest Morning Tea. Fundraisers such as this help fund the Cancer Council’s life-saving research, prevention, support programs, and information. The food for the […]

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180522

Travelling as the crow flies

Travelling with this year’s Variety Bash, which overnighted in Cobar on Monday, are The Black Crows (David Brown from Valentine and Toney Pearce from Redhead) in their 1973 Rover 3500. The pair are old hands on the Bash as it’s David’s 11th year and Tony’s 10th trip. By means of […]

180522

Celebrating our nurses

The Lilliane Brady Village celebrated International Nurses Day last Thursday with a morning tea catered by Abby’s and Cobar Hotbake. Pictured cutting the cake are staff members Victoria Taufao, Maree Wheeler, Barbara Tupper and Maria Natui. Staff were also pleased to receive flowers from Anni’s Arts and Crafts and Cobar […]

180522

National Service Medals for Far West Team

NSW Rural Fire Service Deputy Commissioner, Peter McKechnie (seated at centre) was in Cobar last Thursday to present National Service Medals to members of the Far West team in recognition of their work during 2019/2020 catastrophic fire season. The recipients (standing at rear) were: Greg Martin District Officer, Inspector Craig […]