NSW government invest millions to reboot North Coast tourism, arts and dining

New opportunities for visitor focused businesses in the Clarence and Richmond Valleys are opening up with…

Naming the main pavilion at the Maclean Showground

Clarence Valley Council are engaging with the community to name the recently constructed main pavilion at…

Demand for Clarence Valley homes skyrocketing in wake of COVID-19

Pat FordhamCity slickers and out-of-towners plan to move to regional areas is pushing prices up all…

Grafton welcomes new GP to the Clarence Valley

Emma PritchardAs a young child growing up in India, Dr Raman Grewal remembers being fascinated watching…

Future moo-ving ahead at Grafton Saleyards

Emma PritchardThere were a million reasons to smile at the Grafton Saleyards on February 9 as…

Supporting our local shows

Clarence Pastoral & Agricultural Society Ltd (Grafton Show) is vitally important event for the Clarence Valley. It…

Grafton Art Club March AGM

Our art program has commenced for 2021 and new members are always welcome.Classes suit all levels…

Grafton golf Monthly Mug is always popular

Although a Stroke event, the Monthly Mug competition is one of our much sought after trophies…

Richmond Valley Council wins NSW government grant to support local young women to take up a trade

Richmond Valley Council has won a $50,000 grant from the NSW Government to fund its ‘Try…

Government backs growth to invigorate the regions

Geoff HelismaNew South Wales Deputy Premier John Barilaro has relaunched the government’s 20-Year Economic Vision for…

John Barilaro on mining and property prices in the Clarence Valley

Geoff HelismaDeputy Premier John Barilaro kindly allowed the Independent to ask two questions before he adjourned…

Chris Gulaptis: ‘We’ve got it right in Maclean.’

Geoff HelismaThe Independent put a few questions to Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis, who is also the…

Grafton & District Garden Club would love to see you

We would love to welcome new members, come and see what we have to offer.We meet…

Clarence Valley’s annual writing competition is on – 2021 theme announced

There could be a rush on physios, osteos and massage practitioners across the Clarence Valley this…

A quieter Australia Day this year

Lynne MowbrayAustralia Day celebrations in the Lower Clarence was very subdued this year due to COVID…

Iluka Australia Day – Citizen of the Year is John Nolan

Acknowledgement and congratulations to our RFS Captain, John Nolan who received the Iluka Citizen of the…

Coup for Clarence Valley Conservatorium

Ian Cooper is Australia’s most exciting virtuoso violinist. He is a regular attraction at concert venues…

A new look for a familiar name

As part of a nationwide re-branding, the Target Country Yamba store has undergone a facelift and…

CRU3A have “positive feelings” about year ahead

At the delayed CRU3A Annual General Meeting conducted on December 1 last year, the new Committee…

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