Look out ladies, it's time to man up for Mr Jacaranda 2016

MANNING UP: Tyson Keating, Dain Payne, Connor Tarrant are three of the men putting their hat in the ring for Heidi Madsen's Mr Jacaranda fundraiser.

More men wanted for Jacaranda Festival fundraiser

Wakeboard fun on the Clarence River today

Big River Ski Club wakeboarder Hayden Fuller will be one of more than 50 riders at round one of Wakeboard Queensland event at Big River Holiday Park.

More than 50 riders to hit the water for wakeboarding action

Are you ready? 111 garage sales in the Valley in one day

Second Hand Saturday map of Grafton with listed garage sales.

If you love garage sales, you'll love Second Hand Saturday.

VIDEO: Zombie Walk to unite community in mental health fight

Young people are coming together for a Zombie Walk for youth mental health on October 8.

Youth comes together to combat mental health and help each other

9 Things To Do This Weekend

2016 Jacaranda candidate Sharni Wren.

Join Jacaranda Queen candidate Sharni Wren at her high tea

Super line-up of entertainment this weekend

Comedian Dave Williams heads a hilarious line-up set to perform at Grafton's Saraton Theatre on Sunday night with the Sydney Comedy Festival Showcase.

Pub rock legends, comedy and more in this week's gig guide

Classic car auction draws buyers from US, Dubai

"He wants everyone to enjoy the cars, the collection got too big'

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic

The Grafton Bridge to Bridge is a 108 kilometre water ski race from Grafton to Harwood Bridge and return, with boats reaching speeds in excess of 120...

Clarence Valley Country Muster

Ted Egan A.O is among the starring Guest Artists at the Clarence Valley Country Muster

Calliope, a tiny community north-east of Grafton will come alive during the...

10 common snakes and how to identify them

SUNSHINE Coast snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all in more than 13 years on the job.

Five things you need to know before taking a lightning photo

Key tips from photographer Warren Lynam

Property: What $300,000 buys you

Here's what $300,000 would look like in different suburbs.

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: what's on in entertainment this week

Your guide to gigs in the Clarence Valley

Two dead in Bali explosion aboard 'Australian-made' boat

TWO women are dead after an explosion ripped through an Australian-made ferry shuttling passengers between islands in Bali on Thursday.

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.

Paget worker offers $10K to help save dairy industry

Eungelladale dairy owner Dale Forstecue with Terry Dennis, who donated $10,000 to a crowdfunding campaign aimed at processing milk locally for the region.

Eungella's tourism and dairy industry are both set to benefit.

Why more families are putting the kids in the car and heading off

The Australian holidaying culture is shifting back to domestic travel.

Eye spy with my little eye, something beginning with R...

Whitsunday weddings: Top five venues to tie the knot

Taking a flight over Heart Reef is a popular post-wedding activity.

The region's reputation for destination weddings is being enhanced

'World class': Construction begins on $30m Gladstone region resort

Work has started to construct a $30m resort at Rules Beach.

PROPERTY developer believes $30m resort like establishing new town.