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Locals compete at world archery comp

Three Cobar archers recently tested their skills at the World Field Archery Championships 2016 hosted by Wagga Wagga Field Archers. The event was to have been a five day field format but unfortunately due to rainy weather and safety concerns on the ranges Day 4 and Day 5 of the […]

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Blacktown walk away with win

The Golfie Bowls Triples Tournament over the weekend attracted 24 teams from all over the state as well as inter-state with a team from Cunnamulla in Queensland facing off against a side from Blacktown in the final. After a close start the Blacktown team raced away in the final to […]

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It’s 50 years since CSA Mine re-opened

It’s been 50 years since the official re-opening of the CSA Mine. Mining in Cobar first began in 1870 when the first mining leases in the Cobar mineral district were granted. According to the ‘Cobar Copper Centenary 1869-1969’ book, the CSA Development Syndicate was formed in 1905 and operations commenced. […]

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Locals riding to aid cancer research

A group calling themselves the ‘Cobar Gang’ has set themselves a goal of riding 10,000km this month to raise money to fight children’s cancer as part of the Children’s Medical Research Institute (CMRI) Great Cycle Challenge. The national fundraising event for children’s cancer research has raised $6.6million since its launch […]

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Residents asked about council’s future

A group of 30 locals attended the a community consultation meeting last Friday to put forward their ideas on the government’s proposed Far West Initiative (FWI). While the Cobar community members were not hostile with their comments, many said they were opposed to the FWI proposal, they questioned the need […]