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Two upsets recorded in B Grade netball competition

There were two upsets recorded last week in the women’s B Grade netball competition with Here For Beer winning over competition leaders Hot Shots 29-24. Amy Stephens played her normal strong defensive game making Gabbi Lennon work for each goal. Chelsea Moeris and Prue Chambers collected best and fairest points. […]

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High school students using music to build relationships

Cobar Barnardos staff members Zanette Clements and Amanda Jeffery have this term been working with Year 8 students at Cobar High School on the Drumbeat Program. Barnardos Australia works to build relationships between children, young people, their families and the community. The Drumbeat Program (which stands for Discovering Relationships Using […]

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Funding to help Cobar businesses increase their skills

Member for Barwon Kevin Humphries called in to Cobar last week to deliver a cheque for $11,910 from the Murray Darling Basin Regional Economic Diversification Programme’s Energise Enterprise Fund. Mr Humphries presented the cheque to Cobar Shire Council mayor Lilliane Brady and Cobar Business Association secretary Angela Shepherd and said […]

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Roosters put on a warm welcome for Heavy Hiterz

Members of the Cobar Roosters Senior Rugby League Football Club put on a warm welcome over the long weekend for Heavy Hiterz East-West Cycle participant Brent Simpson when he passed through Cobar on his way from Coolangatta to Perth. Brent’s Heavy Hiterz non-profit group aims to create a family of […]

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Rainfall starts to make an impact

Cobar’s wet winter is continuing with another two inches (50mm) of rain added to the gauges in the past week. Cobar Meteological Office recorded 8mm from solid falls last Thursday night, a further 10mm from rain throughout Friday and into Saturday morning, while Saturday was clearer with just 4.6mm in […]

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Camels’ impressive win over Bourke

The Cobar Camels beat Bourke 17-10 in their Western Plains Rugby match on Friday night at Ailsa Fitzsimmons Memorial Oval. The Camels led 7-0 at half time and maintained the upper hand throughout the game despite the wet, slippery conditions. The team’s strength and conditioning coach John Barnes said their […]