Maritime conduct compliance checks

NSW Maritime conducted their first state-wide compliance check of the year ‘Operation Safe Skippers’, on Sunday.The…

Charlie celebrates 70 years as a Mason

Lynne MowbrayDuring last year, Maclean resident Charlie Sneesby 97, received his 70-year membership certificate of the…

Kali comes home … with a little help from some friends

Geoff HelismaEight-year-old Kali the kelpie is new to Yamba and she hadn’t ventured outside of her…

The healing art

Geoff HelismaJim Hourigan loves to paint; however, he plays down whatever artistic ability he might possess,…

Ulysses farewell to Mick

On Saturday January 9 Clarence Valley Ulysses (motorcycle club) met for an informal farewell BYO luncheon…

Celebrating 65 years together

Emma PritchardAs Allen and Gwen Madden (nee Herford), celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on January 6,…

CVC expands enforcement of ‘freedom’ camping program

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council’s rangers “issued around 100 Infringement notices over the Christmas and New Year…

Arrests made following house fire in South Grafton

Two people have been arrested amid dramatic scenes following a house fire in South Grafton on…

Calypso redevelopment under pressure

Geoff HelismaAs time ticks by, Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC) proposed redevelopment of Calypso Holiday Park in…

Yamba Ocean Swim

Lynne Mowbray and Jim DoughertyThe Yamba Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) held their traditional holiday swim…

CVC applies for $58m bushfire economic recovery grants

Clarence Valley Council (CVC) has applied to the $250m Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund (BLER), to…

Clarence Valley apprentices win scholarships

Emma Pritchard | They are the future of local businesses and trade throughout the community and play…

Clarence Valley farewells sporting legend

Emma Pritchard |  His name will forever sit proudly above the entrance to the basketball stadium…

Grafton records wettest December in over 150 years

Emma Pritchard |  After receiving less than 10mm of rain throughout the entire month of November,…

Grafton set to open new preschool in 2021

Emma Pritchard | There was plenty of excitement in her voice when Manager of Clarence Childhood…

Tis the season to shop at MacleanToyworld

Emma Pritchard|Dear Santa, if you run out of presents during your annual journey around the world,…

Community event celebrates Highway completion

Lynne Mowbray | To mark the completion of the Pacific Highway duplication from Hexham to the Queensland…

Local fisherman features in podcast

Lynne Mowbray | Yamba fisherman Troy Billin will feature in a Department of Primary Industry (DPI) Young…

Bright future ahead for articulate Grafton teenager

Emma Pritchard |She possesses strong leadership qualities beyond her years, is extremely intelligent, incredibly passionate about…

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