Council closing nine beach car parks

The message is clear to visitors – stay away from Clarence Valley beaches during the current Coronavirus…

Our second week into our very different new world

The team at the Independent have gone through some very strange events over the past two…

Easter 2020 is not about boating 

With the Easter long weekend and NSW school break here, authorities are reminding boaters the safest…

Recruitment opportunities now open for casual workforce to boost COVID-19 response

Northern NSW Local Health District (NNSWLHD) is calling on frontline health workers to join its workforce…

My Business Health boosted to support small businesses through Coronavirus crisis

Small businesses struggling to cope with the COVID-19 crisis do not have to suffer alone, with…

Keep your distance this Easter

If there’s one thing that you can do during this Easter break to help our communities…

Council stepping up ranger patrols in coastal areas

With the Easter long weekend just days away, Clarence Valley Council rangers are stepping up day…

A quiet Easter for Maclean

The Easter long weekend will be a lot quieter in Maclean, due to the cancellation of…

Respected eye doctor passes away

Former Grafton eye doctor Bill Scales OAM passed away on 2 April 2020 at the age…

Eight COVID-19 detections in the Clarence Valley

Eight cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the Clarence Valley Local Government Area (LGA).While the…

James creates 3D masks

Twelve-year-old James Beard of Grafton is making a name for himself by creating and producing reusable…

SES on CVC’s opposition to Lismore control centre

CVC: “There was no local [SES] incident management team within the Clarence Valley, [which] meant that…

CVC makes submissions to ‘Black Summer’ bushfire commissions

CVC director Des Schroder: “Council is concerned that ratepayers, [as a result of] next year’s RFS…

Road improvements on the Gwydir Highway at Jackadgery

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions starting next week on the Gwydir Highway for road…

Keep it Safe. Leave your household clean out until another time

Current events mean that most of us are finding ourselves with much more time at home…

BUSHFIRE RECOVERY CLEAN-UP UNDERWAY: Residents urged to answer their phones

Preliminary bushfire recovery clean-up works have started in Clarence Valley, with 217 locals registered via Service…

Visitor Restrictions in NNSWLHD hospitals

In light of the most recent social distancing requirements, Northern NSW Local Health District has further…

COVID-19 Update

As at 8pm Wednesday 1 March there were 2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents…

SAFER JOURNEYS BETWEEN TYNDALE AND MACLEAN

The Pacific Highway duplication between Woolgoolga to Ballina is starting to take final shape, with an…

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