021220

NSW Premier pays a visit to Cobar

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian was in Cobar yesterday to announce the NSW Government would be handing back more than 15,000 hectares of land to Aboriginal owners to form the new Mount Grenfell National Park and the Mount Grenfell State Conservation Area. The Premier paid a visit to the Mount Grenfell […]

25/11/20

$100,000 windfall for Services Club

After a year of mostly bad news, the Cobar Services Club is celebrating this week after receiving a grant of $100,000 to help upgrade the club’s facilities. Services Club secretary/manager Linda Carter said the grant from the Department of Regional NSW is very welcome but has been a long time […]

11/11/20

Community to pause for Remembrance Day

Cobar residents will pause for Remembrance Day this morning to reflect and pay respects to the armed forces personnel who lost their lives in war. While the usual formal public flag raising ceremony isn’t happening because of COVID-19 social distancing restrictions  locals will still be able to lay wreaths throughout […]

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Police bros grow the Mos

The Cobar Police Whiskers, Lucas Hardy, Greg McKervey, Chris Power, Tony Martin and Dwayne De Vries, are taking part in Movember, that time of the year when men put their razors away for a month to see who can grow the most impressive facial hair for the purpose of increasing […]

081020

Rotary Club named the best in the west

The Rotary Club of Cobar team was named the Orana Volunteers Team of the Year at last week’s 2020 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards final. Volunteers from across the Orana region were recognised for their outstanding contribution to their local community at a special virtual awards ceremony last Tuesday. […]

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Pipe replacement project progressing well

Work on the replacement of the town’s corroded water pipes is going well however the job will take a bit longer than originally planned. In an effort to address problems of “dirty water” Cobar Shire Council engaged reticulation replacement specialists Killard Infrastructure to upgrade 5.7km of corroded cast iron pipes […]