A lot of the new candidates presented well

A continuous line of Clarence Valley residents entered and exited the Christ Church Cathedral Offices in…

Load Local Love gift card launched to help customers #ShopClarence

Love shopping locally? It’s time to spread the love with the launch of Clarence Valley Council’s gift…

Grants for eight Richmond Valley community projects

Eight new community projects in the Richmond Valley have just been funded in the latest round…

IPC backs ratepayer in battle with CVC

Geoff HelismaThe NSW Information and Privacy Commission (IPC) has adjudged Clarence Valley Council (CVC) to have…

Teachers rally amidst state-wide staff shortages

Emma PritchardHolding their banners high and voicing their concerns loudly, more than 50 local teachers united…

Labor announces candidate for Page

The Australian Labor Party has announced Patrick Deegan will be Labor’s candidate for Page at the…

Congratulations to all involved

Ed,How lucky are we to have a paper like the ‘Independent’ to assist us with the…

Sixteen candidates to contest election

Geoff HelismaIt was a low-key affair at the ballot draw for the December 4 Clarence Valley…

Refunds for ‘erroneous’ charges, but no cake

Geoff Helisma|One hundred and fifty-two canal-front properties in Yamba can make an application to Clarence Valley…

Planning proposal decisions buck CVC staff’s advice

Geoff Helisma|Councillor Andrew Baker was successful in gaining the support of a majority of councillors at…

Old railway viaduct

Ed,I have in the past brought to Council’s attention the fact that a section of the…

Shortened terms for new councillors

Geoff Helisma Councillors elected at the December 4 local government election will effectively serve their community for…

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…

CVC council candidate sessions attract plenty of interest

Emma PritchardStudying fastidiously, they listened, learned, asked questions, observed and gained a better understanding of the…

Country Labor candidates to stand for Richmond Valley Council

This will be the first time a party has openly run candidates for Richmond Valley Council…

Mining exploration kicks off in earnest

Geoff HelismaCorazon Mining announced on the Australian Stock Exchange on June 17 that it has “commenced…

Shannon Creek Dam on track to reach maximum storage

Water extraction from the Nymboida River is on track to see Shannon Creek Dam reach its…

Tenders awarded for new bridges

Council’s decision to award tenders to replace severely damaged Clouds Creek Bridge and Chevalley’s Bridge is…

Here’s your chance for some face-to-face-time with CVC

Geoff HelismaMany people across the valley like to complain about Clarence Valley Council (CVC) on various…

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