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With the chance of just 1-5mm of rain initially forecast for Easter Monday, it was definitely a nice surprise for many locals to see just over 50mm recorded in town. The rain was widespread with a number of properties around the Cobar Shire recording good falls, including Vanessa and Dudley […]

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Newey Plan of Management progresses

Cobar Shire Councillors voted last week that council commence the process to have the Newey Reserve reclassified as a park. A report to last week’s Ordinary Council Meeting from council’s environmental supervisor Melissa Gunn advised, under the Crown Land Management Act 2016, categorisation of the Newey Reserve was required to […]

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Cobar records its best rain in years

Cobar has recorded its wettest winter in years and there is more on the way according to the Bureau of Meteorology. Already 320mm of rain has fallen this year, around 80mm more than what is expected on average to the end of July. With more solid rain expected this week, […]