Damn it, we need a dam

Geoff HelismaDamming the Clarence River has long been a controversial subject – and the draft regional…

CVC’s GM set for $14k pay rise

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council’s general manager, Ashley Lindsay, received a “positive” review of his performance over…

Bridging the gap between a blank space and a creative canvas

Emma PritchardThe view underneath the new Grafton Bridge is just as eye catching as the view…

So you want to be a Councillor?

Ever wondered about the benefits and importance of Local Government, challenges of the role and the…

CVC backs ‘new kind’ of SRV for infrastructure projects

Geoff HelismaClarence Valley Council has backed the NSW Government’s proposal to “provide councils with the flexibility…

Fit for the Future benchmarks stagnant

Geoff Helisma Clarence Valley Council (CVC) has made good progress towards meeting its Fit for the…

Former mayor gives ‘serious consideration’ to run for council

Geoff HelismaOne way or another, Clarence Valley Council’s first mayor, Dr Ian Tiley, will be a…

CVC to address holiday litter problem

Geoff HelismaA bumper tourist season has passed, but the memory of overflowing rubbish bins remains ……

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…

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