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Yabbies bring home Western Districts trophies

The Cobar Yabbies Senior Men’s Swimming Club were represented by nine swimmers and their social director, Peter ‘China’ Brien, at the Western Districts Swimming Carnival in Wellington on Sunday. The carnival attracted a field of 85 swimmers from clubs around the western region. The Cobar team won the prestigious 10 […]

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Two new Mermaids welcomed to pool

The Cobar Mermaids Women’s Swimming Club welcomed two new faces to their handicapped event on Sunday night at the Cobar Memorial Swimming Pool. It was however one of the club’s founders, Tanya Gilbert, who was the star of the night. Gilbert finished the night with a hat trick having won […]

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A new heat record

Cobar has officially broken the record for the hottest ever day in February according to the Bureau Of Meteorology. The temperature soared on Saturday when the mercury hit 46.6 degrees around 3pm. The previous record was set in February 2004 when the temperature reached 46.1 degrees. The highest ever temperature […]

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Mayor pleads case for dirty water fix

Cobar Shire Council’s mayor Lilliane Brady met with State Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries last week to plead Cobar’s case for funding a new town water pipeline. Mayor Brady told Mr Humphries that Cobar residents have repeatedly been experiencing dirty water over the past three months which can be blamed […]

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Golfie bowls semi finals contested

Two semi final games of the Golfie’s bowls Fours Championships were played on Sunday at the club. Through to the next round is the team of Daniel Holt, Ian Prendergast, Don Roberts and Kyle Roberts after they beat Dick Roberts, Alec Fraser, Phil Gilligan and Phil Billman 24-10. Greg Read’s […]