A message to our Clarence Valley community

Ed,I would like to take this opportunity on the last day of 2020 to acknowledge the…

CVC expands enforcement of ‘freedom’ camping program

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council’s rangers “issued around 100 Infringement notices over the Christmas and New Year…

Calypso redevelopment under pressure

Geoff HelismaAs time ticks by, Clarence Valley Council’s (CVC) proposed redevelopment of Calypso Holiday Park in…

COVID-19 sewage sampling commences in the Clarence Valley

The first Clarence Valley sewage samples for COVID-19 were taken from Council’s sewage treatment plants last…

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…

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,…

CVC to the rescue – a lifeline to the Rotary Club of Yamba

Yamba Rotary have been given a lifeline from the Clarence Valley Council when they handed over…

Iluka ambulance station: ‘people power got us over the line’

Geoff HelismaIluka’s bid for an ambulance station was initially knocked back by the bureaucracy because the…

Events Scholarships Go To Worthy North Coast Recipients

The NSW Government will fund 12 Diploma of Event Management scholarships to help upskill and create…

Dam good news galloping ahead at CRJC

The Clarence River Jockey Club is on track to commence construction on a new, recycled water…

Growing in front of our eyes

Maclean Landcare members are encouraging people to purchase the thousands of ready-to-plant trees they have amassed…

Richmond Valley student wins people’s choice award

Richmond Valley student wins people’s choice award for school based Apprentice Trainee of the Year at…

Achieving transparency isn’t easy

It seemed like a reasonable request when Cr Karen Toms tabled a notice of motion at…

September’s confidential CVC business

Clarence Valley Council (CVC) is negotiating with Coffs Harbour City Council regarding “receipt of waste” from…

Anti mining group responds to Clarence MP

The Clarence Catchment Alliance (CCA) describes itself as a group of “locals coming together to protect…

Police remember their colleagues

This year’s Police Remembrance Day which was held recently around the country was a quieter and…

MP Slams Qld border response

Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis has declared the Qld Government’s response to his requests to include…

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