Spreading Christmas cheer

Laura Barnes, representing Peak Gold Mines/Aurelia Metals as the major sponsor of this year’s Cobar Weekly Christmas Cheer competition (along with Cobar Powerhouse), presented the winners with their prizes of Cobar Quids on Monday. Candy Picton (Gould Street) won the first place prize of $500 and Cassidi Lawrence (Harcourt Street) […]


Christmas spirit is alive in Cobar

Cobar community came out in droves on Friday night to join in the pre-Christmas celebration organised by the Cobar Business Association. With sponsorship from Glencore CSA Mine, Sandvik and Cobar Shire Council, there was extra entertainment this year with the Excite Christmas Special and local band Ballz n All playing […]


More funding will flow into Cobar Shire

The benefits of mining continue to be seen in the Cobar community with Round Eight of Resources for Regions set to deliver much-needed new community projects, as part of the NSW Government’s overall funding commitment of $75 million. Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Prem-ier Sam Farraway yesterday announced fund-ing of […]


Little A’s jump at donation

Cobar Little Athletics Club are one of the beneficiaries this year from Glencore CSA Mine’s donation program with the club receiving a donation of $4,200 to purchase a new high jump mat kit. Pictured on Monday afternoon at the Little A’s club competition is CSA Mine general manager Peter Christen […]


CSA and Sandvik are coming to the party

The Cobar Business Association has started their Christmas celebrations early with the committee already in “party mode” after securing sponsorship for this year’s Christmas street parade. Association president Sharon Harland said they were thrilled to be partnering with Glencore CSA Mine and Sandvik this year to make the 2021 Christmas […]


Looking pretty in pink

The staff at the Cobar Primary Health Care Centre are decked out in pink all this week in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to raise awareness about the impact of breast cancer. The centre has a donation tin on the front counter for anyone who would […]


Council candidate Kain Neale

Kain Neale has thrown his hat in the ring and has nominated as a candidate for Cobar Shire Council at the Local Government Elections to be held in December. “I have always been interested in politics at all levels of government,” Kain said. “I think that if you vote the […]