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Two riders compete at state event

Two Cobar Pony Club riders travelled to Mudgee on the weekend to compete in the Pony Clubs of Australia NSW State One Day Event Championships. Representing Zone 17, that consists of Cobar, Bourke and Tottenham, Kaila Wharton competed in the 17-25 years Advanced section on ‘Be Just’ jumping Championship Grade […]

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Business Association welcomes new executive members

The Cobar Business Association welcomed some new faces to their annual general meeting last week, three of which have joined the new committee. Rachael Hadkins was welcomed as the group’s new treasurer along with new general committee members Ellie Russell and Chris Lehmann. Sharon Harland was returned as the group’s […]

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Parkes electoral boundaries change

The size of the Parkes electorate (in which Cobar falls) is set to increase significantly under proposed changes to the federal electoral boundaries in NSW. Ahead of the 2016 federal election, the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) last week released details of its proposed changes. Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton […]

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CSA donation to assist local mothers

The Cobar District Mother’s Association (CDMA) has welcomed a donation of $1,500 from the CSA Mine that will help to cover the group’s running costs. CDMA president Kristin Camery said the sponsorship will ‘keep them going’ and go towards covering the costs of hall hire, insurance and the basic running […]

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Miners ghosts start making an appearance

A project by Peak Gold Mines (PGM) staff has seen miner’s ghosts making an appearance all over the place this past week. Metal miner’s ghost figures were the brain child of a group of Peak Gold Mines employees who were challenged with coming up with an idea for this year’s […]