Game on for Yamba Sports Complex

Federal Member for Page Kevin Hogan last week announced $722,000 to install a recycled water irrigation…

Questions raised over roundabout announcement

Geoff HelismaA joint announcement that money from the Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund has been granted…

What’s in the NSW budget for the Clarence Valley?

Geoff HelismaIluka ambulance station: listed to start in 2020, completed in 2022, $5m of the $10m…

Committee seeks clarity about GBH funding

Geoff HelismaThe NSW Government has not committed specific funds towards the $263.8million redevelopment of Grafton Base…

Full speed ahead for a lot of fun

Emma PritchardThe night couldn’t have gone any better for Grafton driver Tony Blanch as he scorched…

Speeding towards the next chapter in his coaching career

Emma Pritchard As he sits under the scoreboard and gazes across Frank McGuren Field, there are plenty…

Grafton Chamber of Commerce reveals growth during first breakfast in several months

Emma PritchardAmongst the clattering of knives and forks at the Grafton Chamber of Commerce AGM and…

Coutts Crossing flood gauge to be upgraded

Geoff HelismaThe Australian Bureau of Meteorology has answered a call from Clarence Valley Council (CVC), to…

Koala bill revisited – Premier sacks Cusack for crossing the floor

Geoff HelismaThe controversy surrounding the NSW Government’s handling of protecting koalas took an unexpected turn on…

Subdivision proposed for James Creek

Geoff HelismaA development application (DA), to construct a 342-lot staged residential subdivision on James Creek Road,…

New hub providing local families with more support

Emma Pritchard During the first five years of a child’s life, their parents and guardians will watch…

Raising community awareness of domestic and family violence

Emma PritchardThere is a very important message being circulated throughout the Clarence Valley.Say no to domestic…

Kevin Jones OAM farewelled

Lynne MowbrayA funeral service was held at St James Anglican Church in Maclean on Thursday last…

Development application pack created by private company not endorsed by council

Clarence Valley Council has received a number of calls from local businesses about advertising packages in…

NAIDOC Week innovations at Serco’s Clarence Correctional Centre

Clarence Correctional Centre (CLA) celebrated its inaugural NAIDOC Week, taking an innovative approach to addressing the…

Clarence Valley farm & food tours to celebrate National Ag Day

There is a lot to celebrate about the Clarence Valley agrifood sector and this Saturday six…

Yamba Early Learning Centre celebrate NAIDOC

Yamba ELC acknowledges the Yaegl Nation as the traditional owners of the land we meet, work…

COVID-19 sewage sampling commences in the Clarence Valley

The first Clarence Valley sewage samples for COVID-19 were taken from Council’s sewage treatment plants last…

Clarification: CVC Fit for the Future improvement strategies

In last week’s Independent it was stated in the story, ‘Councillors call for savings reports’, that…

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