CVC “notes concerns” about solar farm proposal

Geoff HelismaCouncillors have unanimously agreed to “note” Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC) “concerns” about the “bulk and…

One last stand before election

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council (CVC) will sit one more time – 4pm at the Grafton chambers…

Councillors reject advice, remove trees instead

Geoff HelismaAt last week’s November 23 Clarence Valley Council (CVC) meeting, six councillors – Baker, Williamson,…

Loud shirts … let’s talk about that

Geoff HelismaAs a shopper walks past the Yamba Fair Butchery, the ‘extra-loud’ shirts the butchers are…

CVC annual report: near enough is good enough

Geoff HelismaWhen Cr Karen Toms tried to amend the council officer’s recommendation, to note the 2020/21…

Marching towards plenty of fun

Emma PritchardAs a young girl growing up in Sydney, Debbie Knape loved being a part of…

Early voting open in Grafton and Maclean

Emma PritchardWhile the 2021 NSW Local Government elections will be held on December 4, early voting…

Art exhibition to open next week

Emma PritchardThe Grafton Art Club’s 52nd Jacaranda Art Exhibition will open next week from December 7-11…

New President to lead the chamber forward in 2022

Emma PritchardWhen her name was announced as the newly elected President of the Grafton Chamber of…

New CVC building officially opened

Emma PritchardApplause filled the air as the red ribbon was cut in two, officially opening the…

Road to retail recovery in Maclean

Emma PritchardSeveral retailers in River Street, Maclean, will remain open until 8pm on December 10, allowing…

Tucabia girl’s heartfelt ambition

Emma PritchardSummah Chellew has always had a big heart.After being elected as the Captain of Tucabia…

Yamba artist painting a bright future

Emma PritchardWith a paintbrush in his hand, a blank canvas in front of him, and a…

Hopping off to control the invasive cane toad

Conservationists coordinating cane toad busting operations throughout Northern NSW have received over $160000 in funding to…

Society celebrates 90 years of history

Emma PritchardAs a crowd gathered at Schaeffer House on November 18 to celebrate the 90th anniversary…

Lone rider of the storms

Geoff HelismaIluka resident Peter Johnson captured this image of a storm last Saturday – chasing storms…

Water licence costs exceed promises

Geoff HelismaAfter the 2013 floods damaged the hydroelectric station and the valley’s water supply infrastructure, promises…

State of the environment report: CVC trails the rest

Geoff HelismaThe Regional State of the Environment Report Summary 2020, which was tabled at yesterday’s November…

Paddling adventure for fun and charity

Geoff HelismaAmy Minne and Matthew Black spend a lot of time paddling their dual seater kayak,…

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