No pork-barrelling this time

Geoff Helisma On July 7, the Independent published a media release – Bushfire Local Economic Recovery Fund…

CVC’s water supply conundrum nears resolution

Geoff HelismaOn October 1, 2014, the Independent published a story, ‘Clarence Valley Council’s secret water deal’,…

New water deal could lead to higher water charges

Geoff HelismaOn Tuesday July 20, Clarence Valley Council discussed and made a resolution at a confidential…

CHCC: “final agreement” achieved for valley’s water supply

Geoff HelismaAt last week’s Coffs Harbour City Council (CHCC) meeting, the executive summary regarding the reaching…

Clarence MP backs Brooms Head residents

Geoff HelismaClarence MP Chris Gulaptis has written to Brooms Head residents about Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC)…

‘Stoppages’ on the agenda at prison

Geoff Helisma Prison officers at Clarence Correctional Centre have voted to reject Serco’s pay offer; soon they…

Bellingen council back’s CVC’s anti mining stance

Geoff HelismaBellingen Shire Council (BSC) is the second council to support Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC) anti-mining…

CRANES reveals new name to the Clarence Valley

They are one of the most widely recognised organisations throughout the Clarence Valley, and soon, they’ll…

Covid testing update

Northern NSW Local Health District Acting Chief Executive Lynne Weir has expressed her gratitude to the…

Good education a feature component

Emma Pritchard| The importance of a good education, and access to educational facilities, are essential components to…

Board the bus in Maclean

Emma Pritchard| Clarence Valley women aged between 50 and 74 are being encouraged to visit the BreastScreen…

Treelands Drive branching towards expansion

Described as a massive boost for Yamba, the Treelands Drive Community Hub is set for a…

Funding announced for Hickey Island campsite

The traditional owners of Hickey Island, one of the most picturesque locations in Yamba which proudly…

Academic idea for SGHS

Emma Pritchard|As the President of the Aboriginal Student Organisation (ASO) at South Grafton High School (SGHS),…

GBH redevelopment schedule unknown until NSW Budget released

Geoff Helisma|It appears that the valley will have to wait until the NSW Budget is released…

Oval-enthusiasm for official opening

As members of the Iluka community stood and gazed across Ken Leeson Oval alongside Federal Member…

Maclean Civic Hall’s $5 million makeover

Situated on the hillside in River Street, the Maclean Civic Hall has been a centre point…

Positive Covid-19 case travelled to Ballina and Queensland

Emma Pritchard| NSW Health has issued a public health alert after receiving notification a positive case of…

Cycle of awareness and determination

Emma Pritchard|It all started with a tremor in his thumb five years ago.Fast forward to 2021,…

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