Community News

Grafton Midday Rotary Giant Book Sale is on again

Grafton Midday Rotary is staging the next Book Sale June 3-4, fittingly, at the Criterion Theatre.Book Sale coordinator, Grafton Midday Rotarian Peter Robinson said, “The book sale will run from Friday 8.30am to 6pm and Saturday 8am to 1pm.”“We are planning a giant book sale! We were deluged with lots of new books during the Covid book sale suspensions, so…

Maclean Orchid Annual Show results

The spectacular Autumn Show resumed at the Maclean Bowls Club end of April, to the delight of members and many welcome visitors. Our thanks go out to Cr Mayor Ian Tiley for attending the Presentation, and to our wide variety of sponsors for shared support throughout our wonderful Clarence region, and their appreciated prizes.  Congratulations to all the winners.Long-time members…

Sport

North Coast News

Helping to understand our rivers – more important now than ever

Byron-born charity and have partners develop an interactive online map of the Brunswick River – raising awareness to Bring Back the Bruns through community action.The recent floods have shown in stark relief the influence that localwaterways have on our environment and life in the region. RiverWarriors – an environmental campaign run by Byron-born turnedinternational charity, Positive Change for Marine Life,…

General News

Erratic temperatures causing more deaths than heatwaves: study A new study has attributed 1.75 million deaths per year to fluctuating temperatures. It is the first to quantify the number of deaths associated with unstable temperatures. It found temperature variability had similar impacts to air pollution on global mortality. Deaths as a result of temperature variability accounted for 3.4% of all…

Community invited to review updated forest management plans

Community members are invited to review and provide feedback on updated forest management plans for the softwood plantations and coastal hardwood forests managed by Forestry Corporation of NSW. Sandra Madeley, Forest Management System Specialist for Forestry Corporation’s Hardwood Forests Division, said the forest management plans would be on public display until 30 June and welcomed community feedback. “Forestry Corporation has been appointed…

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