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Yabbies win blue ribbon event at Nationals

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club relay team won the blue ribbon event at this year’s National AIF Swimming Carnival at Noble Park in Melbourne on Saturday. Matt Harland, Murray Harland, Cameron van Breugel, Ben Plush, Stuart Small and Owen Small put in an impressive performance to win the […]

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CSA welcomes apprentices

CSA Mine has welcomed four new apprentices this year, Adrian Borodin (Metal Fabrication & Welding), Craig Fielding (Electrical), Simon Oliver (Heavy Diesel) and Dylan Boland (Fitting & Machining). Craig, Adrian and Simon are all mature age apprentices who have previous experience working in the mining industry while Dylan completed his […]

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Removing rubbish

St John’s School students and staff participated in a school Clean Up Australia Day on Friday, tidying around the school grounds and outside boundary areas. The day was also a learning opportunity led by the school’s Stage 3 Environmental Group. Students learnt about the impacts of rubbish on their environment […]

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Number of factors force show cancellation

The Cobar Show Society has made the difficult decision to cancel this year’s Cobar Show following discussions at an extraordinary meeting on Sunday. Cobar Show Society secretary Heather Christie said the cancellation of the Cobar Show comes off the back of the recent announcement of the cancellation of the 2019 […]

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Young athletes head to Canada

The Cobar Little Athletics committee has contributed $200 each to athletes Ben Griffiths and Hannah Carroll to help the pair attend the 2019 Track and Field Championships in Canada in June. Both athletes have been part of the club for numerous years. This trip is organised by Sports Travel Australia. […]

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Pool party to bust drought blues

Bushies and townies’ Heath, Nardine and Addison Cull, along with Shae Martin, enjoyed the Drought Breaker community party at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool on Friday afternoon. The party featured entertainment, water slides and inflatables fun, gourmet hamburgers and a lolly bar, face painting and giveaways. The free community event […]

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CHS cricket side records historic win

A new look Cobar High School (CHS) cricket side went up against their arch-nemesis, Bourke High School, last week at Ward Oval. Bourke won the toss and sent Cobar into bat and by the 11th over Cobar were in cruise control at 2/52 with their captain Ben Howson (8) and […]

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New drought support worker keen to assist local families

Drought affected families in the Cobar district once again have access to a Rural Drought Support Worker following the recent appointment of Grace Murray in Bourke. Ms Murray was appointed under the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Rural Resilience Program to support farming communities across the Far West. DPI’s […]