Yamba sk8park

Ed,Fundraising, grants, donations, and plans – revised and revised again.  Mistakes made and lessons learnt but…

Essential services

Ed,In our Clarence electorate, more than one in five workers are employed in traditional public sector…

Choose to reuse

Ed,During “Plastic-free July” a number of outlets at Yamba Fair were giving very durable cloth shopping…

A more rigorous approach to planning

Ed, Land release for housing development is of critical importance given the current crisis of homelessness and…

Different times calls for different legislation

Ed,  As a permanent resident of Yamba since 1976, I write to express both my astonishment…

Council finances

Ed,May I add, with respect, to Mayor Ian Tiley’s message in your newspaper edition (CVI 20/7/22)…

The Sun and us

Ed,I have been studying our Sun and its different phases for the past 50 years or…

Everything is connected

Ed,Thanks for the front page coverage of the Aussie Hay Runners, Feed for Friends and the…

No wildlife corridors!

Ed,As more and more lands are cleared for housing, I see the species carnage left on…

For or against the Earth?

Ed,Thanks to Leonie Blain’s ‘Voices for the Earth’ in our Independent last week (CVI 29/6/22) for…

Love your work, Emma

Ed, Congratulations to your photographer/journalist Emma Pritchard. Emma is doing a great job for the Independent…

We are not all the same

Ed,It surprises me that people may think that every Indigenous person is exactly the same. If…

Trucks and Orion Drive

Ed,I read with interest of the works in Orion Drive and the probability of in excess…

Clearing Birrigan

Ed, So, into the third week of clearing the above critical koala habitat and corridor, and…

Think for yourselves

Ed,I would like to write to the children of Australia, more particularly 15-year-olds, and more particularly…

What an amazing fund raising night

Ed,Held at Maclean Showgrounds last Friday night.More than $10,000 was raised as attendees pulled out their…

Brave New World

Ed,“Business-as-usual” whatever the cost in some places and the strong bulldozer effect has resulted in a…

Thanking you, Independent

Ed,Thanking you for printing my request for Red Cross volunteers in the Lower Clarence.We/I have already…

Perpetual pothole award

Ed,Following your recent article on potholes (CVI 4/5/22), I reckon that South Grafton’s viaduct road under…

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