Funeral home plan comes with a ‘twist’

The proposal to turn the Maclean Services Club into a ‘funeral home’ has raised the ire…

Official: REX is out

After years of argy bargy between REX (Regional Express airlines) and Clarence Valley Council (CVC), the…

July Racing Carnival runs under COVID rules

The July Racing Carnival has still gone ahead this year, despite a reduction of numbers attending…

Wherrett Park playground upgrade on hold

Funds budgeted towards upgrading the Wherrett Park playground to ‘district’ standard have been diverted towards the…

Reflections from a ‘man of the people’

Chris Gulaptis is a man of the people and for the people. His time in office…

Security tight at new gaol

The new 1700-bed Clarence Correctional Centre features ‘state of the art’ security and surveillance, making it…

Lets build momentum

Scott Monaghan is CEO of Bulgarr Ngaru Medical Aboriginal Corporation and is determined that his culture…

How to apologise without using the word ‘apologise’

Clarence Valley Council’s councillors were faced with a dilemma of sorts at the June 23 council…

Lions facilitate park improvements at Townsend

Thanks to Maclean Lions Club’s proactivity, residents of Townsend and nearby Gulmarrad will soon have somewhere…

CVC awaits REX’s reaction to formal apology

Following Clarence valley Council’s (CVC) meeting on Tuesday June 23, the mayor has written to Regional…

Woombah residents continue fight for fibre

The continuing problem for Woombah residents who cannot connect to NBN Co’s fixed wireless network was…

Correctional Centre now open

Australia’s largest prison, the Clarence Correctional Centre, was officially opened on Thursday June 25, by Minister…

Staying safe on the Big River Way

On Friday, of last week Mr Chris Gulaptis hosted a visit by the Minister for Regional…

Maclean Services Club placed in voluntary administration

The Maclean Services Club has closed its doors after being placed in voluntary administration.The action comes…

Where did my Facebook comments go?

Some people who have made comments on the Independent’s Facebook page may have noticed they have…

Gwen turns 100

Whiddon Aged Care Maclean resident Gwendoline Kippen celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday.Gwendoline Small (Gwen) was…

Greening Yamba’s CBD with an outlook to the river

Clarence Valley Council has formalised its plan to construct a town green over the space that…

Australian made: what does that mean?

Federal Page MP Kevin Hogan is actively promoting the Australian Government’s campaign with regular Facebook posts…

Nymboida’s tool library officially opens

The Nymboida Tool Library held their official opening on Saturday morning at the Nymboida Canoe Centre…

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