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…

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…

Folk dance fun for Fiddle Stix

Lynne MowbrayFor anyone who has ever seen a group of Morris Dancers performing, the first impression…

Grafton U3A Men’s Shed encouraging more men to join

Emma PritchardIn their own words, all spoken with pride, passion and a sense of personal reflection,…

Yulgilbar floats gallery’s boat

Geoff HelismaThe Yulgilbar Foundation has awarded the Grafton Regional Gallery $300,000 to support the gallery’s programs.The…

IPC v CVC … IPC wins

Geoff HelismaClarence valley Council’s (CVC) wrestle with the NSW Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) was resolved…

Accident waiting to happen … happens

Geoff HelismaAn accident on Orion Drive, Yamba, has fulfilled the fears of the area’s residents, 74…

Clancy pushes for acknowledgment that CVC investments are having adverse impact on climate change

Geoff HelismaAt Clarence Valley Council (CVC), the lone Green (and only politically declared councillor), Greg Clancy,…

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…

Councillors call for savings reports

Geoff Helisma Six councillors have supported Cr Karen Toms efforts to discover savings that have not yet…

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