CVC’s regional planning panel members selected

Geoff HelismaCouncillors have unanimously appointed the mayor, Ian Tiley, and deputy mayor, Greg Clancy, to sit…

DA lodged for ‘shovel ready’ Grafton pool redevelopment

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council (CVC) has taken the next step towards redeveloping the Grafton Regional Pool,…

HSC exam results revealed

Emma PritchardOn January 20, more than 76000 students logged in to view their Higher School Certificate…

Courageous teen dreams of seeing the world

Emma PritchardCohen Daly has a dream.It’s a dream that he is determined to see come true.And…

Personal assistant to support mayor and councillors

Geoff HelismaAt last Thursday’s extraordinary meeting of Clarence Valley Council, councillors unanimously backed the allocation of…

More opportunities for public

Geoff Helisma Changes to Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC) monthly meeting process are aiming to improve meeting…

CVC meetings imagined

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council’s (CVC) mayor, Ian Tiley, has told the valley’s people that the new…

Racing underway for 2022 in Grafton

Emma PritchardMore than 360 racegoers were trackside for the Clarence River Jockey Club’s (CRJC) first race…

Warning to protect the elderly against scams

Emma PritchardWhen local woman Tracey Burke received a panicked phone call from her elderly father late…

$ale invests in future for local veterans

Emma PritchardThe recent sale of the Maclean RSL sub-Branch’s River Street premises on January 14 will…

Newly elected Mayor a popular choice

Emma PritchardFollowing Ian Tiley’s election as the new Mayor of Clarence Valley Council (CVC), the Clarence…

Growing concern over increasing vandalism

Emma PritchardAmong the blossoming flowers and ripening fruit and vegetables at the Yamba Community Garden, there…

Newly registered political party represented by Clarence Valley candidate

Emma PritchardA newly launched national Indigenous political party recently registered by the Australian Electoral Commission will…

A time for reimagining

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley’s new mayor, Ian Tiley, requested that his acceptance speech be included in the…

Local swimmer making a splash in national rankings

Emma PritchardOne of the Clarence Valley’s most prolific swimmers is already making waves in 2022.After claiming…

The Independent speaks with the valley’s new mayor

Geoff Helisma: You said in your acceptance speech that you ‘intend that councillors and senior staff…

Uniformed decision to celebrate artistic talent and significant local culture

Emma PritchardProud Bundjalung, Dunghutti and Gumbaynggirr artist Danielle Gorogo doesn’t just have one canvas displaying her…

Lifeguard rescues kangaroo

Lynne MowbrayWhen 17-year-old lifeguard Lillian Young was alerted to a kangaroo struggling in the surf, she…

Tune in to see local talent shine

Emma PritchardOrchestrated by Maclean teenager Nash Crofton, Clarence Tunes is a home-grown music festival which aims…

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