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Girl Guides give the Commonwealth Bank thumbs up

Cobar Commonwealth Bank employees have donated $500 to the Cobar Girl Guides as part of the bank’s nationwide community donation program. The Commonwealth Bank has again pledged to donate $500,000 nationally, to recognise those organisations that make a difference to the communities in which they operate. Cobar branch manager Donovan […]

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Wild dog info sessions

A group of landholders attended a wild dog information session at Nullogoola Station last week to refresh their skills and knowledge in the behaviours of wild dogs and wild dog management techniques. The session was coordinated by Western Local Land Services (Western LLS) and run by Stuart Boyd-Law, Pest Animal […]

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Rotunda undergoes renovation

Painter, Clinton Russell, is one of the contractors working on restoring the rotunda in Drummond Park to its former glory. The transformation is expected to be finished by the end of the month. Council is undertaking the restoration work using funding received from the Local Roads and Community Infrastructure funding […]

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Sandy Creek brigade celebrates 100 years

Sandy Creek Bushfire Brigade members and their families recently gathered at Pine Ridge Station south west of Cobar to celebrate 100 years of the brigade’s service to the community. It’s reported to have been a wonderful day catching up on the banks of Sandy Creek sharing stories, enjoying meals, a […]

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Deppelers dominate Cookoff

The Services Club Outdoor Cookoff on Saturday had eight teams cooking a variety of mouth watering food that included Pork Burnt Ends, loaded fries, crepes and waffles. Pictured from the winning team, JJJM, are Joelle Deppeler, Josh Warren and Jorgia Hibbins. Their roast lamb, stuffed homegrown pumpkin and savory damper […]

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Locals benefiting from Art Therapy

Staff and clients from community groups in Cobar and Bourke, FLOURISH, Live Better and Higher Up, came together last Thursday for an Art Therapy Day. Jane Miller, Community Arts Coordinator for FLOURISH Australia said all art is therapeutic. “Anything where we focus down into doing something creative, is actually putting […]

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Cobar asks R U OK?

The Cobar & Districts Rugby Union Club held an R U OK? awareness event for mental health at their home game on Saturday at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval. Pictured are Kirsty Smith and Jody McCabe from the Western NSW Primary Health Network who gave players and spectators some tips and […]