Friendly takeover at Grafton parkrun

GRAFTON Physio will put runners through their paces and provide a massage tent at Grafton parkun in Junction Hill at 7am tomorrow.

All star cast to cycle into Clarence for Tour de Cure

Mark Beretta joins Seven's Australian Open tennis commentary team. Supplied by Channel 7.

Sunrise presenters to drop into Maclean and Grafton on Saturday.

Explosion of racing at Bom Bom State Forest

HOME TRACK: Henry White will represent McAuley Catholic College in the NSW Schools Cup on Saturday and Grafton in the North Coast GNaTPACK Series on Sunday at Bom Bom State Forest.

Huge weekend ahead for mountain bikers

Artists band together for Soundscape

NEW GROOVE: Sam Conderman is once again preparing for the Soundscape event at his property at Pillar Valley.

Take two for Pillar Valley art and music festival

GIG GUIDE: Dave Strauss hits the Village Green

Popular soloist Dave Strauss will bring his diverse, dance-friendly repertoire to the Village Green on Friday night. Expect to hear everything from Coldplay to Creedence, Ben Harper to Bruno Mars, Alex Lloyd to AC/DC.

Full guide to the weekend's entertainment in the Clarence Valley

SHORT AND SWEET: Two hours, 15 films, all local flavour

CURTAINS, LIGHTS: Bent Bridge Film Festival organisers Wendy Gibbs, Danny Loyden and Sammy Lovejoy get ready at the Pelican Playhouse for screenings this Sunday.

Smorgasbord of local film making produce at Pelican Playhouse

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Michelle Plozza & Tammy Moxon Tour

Tammy Moxon and Michelle Plozza originate from Townsville in North Queensland. Michelle and Tammy are doing a dual acoustic tour !

Grafton Country Music Roundup

Grafton Fair Dinkum Country Music Roundup

Do you love traditional country music and bush balladry? Then make this a date!

Rural Weekly Pro Bull Riding Series

Rural Weekly Pro Bull Riding Series

The Rural Weekly Pro Bull Riding Series returns to Grafton in May 2016. Watch the...

Grafon Orchid Society Inc Spring Show

Grafton District Orchid Society will be holding our annual Autumn Show at Grafton Shoppingworld from 7am Tuesday 3rd May to 4pm Friday 6th May .  Entry is free.

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Bent Bridge Film Festival

A local, home grown film festival for amateurs

A local, home grown film festival for amateurs

Bent Bridge Film Festival

Local, home grown film festival in Grafton for amateurs.

Local, home grown film festival in Grafton for amateurs.

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic

Grafton Bridge To Bridge Ski Classic

The Grafton Bridge to Bridge is a 108 kilometre water ski race from Grafton to...

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

Complete guide to 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

Laurel Bank Park is in full bloom for the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers.

Comprehensive guide to the 2015 Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: What's on this weekend

Victoria Avenue is heading to the Clarence

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: What's on this weekend

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: all the gigs you need this weekend

Catch Secret Bridesmaids' Business this weekend.

VALLEY GIG GUIDE: all the gigs you need this weekend

LETTER: Maclean Chamber of Commerce responds to criticism

"BECAUSE the word commerce is in the name, people assume there is masses of money to promote the town and their businesses. This is just not the case."

LETTER: Don't bypass opportunity

Soft soil work continues on the upgrade of the Pacific Highway near the Harwood Bridge.

Chamber continues to ignore opportunity to boost tourism in Maclean

VOICES FOR THE EARTH: Dark sky attracts tourists

This undated image provided by the Smithsonian Institution showing streetlights on Earth at night, is part of an exhibit at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington entitled: Earth from Space. A dark blue layer was added to the image to show where land masses are located. European cities are especially bright, and in Egypt, lights glitter along the Nile. (AP Photo/Smithsonian)

Astrotourism a growing industry in illuminated world

AirAsia X arrival in Auckland a boost for Gold Coast

AirAsia X A330-300 lands at Auckland International Airport.

TOUCH down will boost Gold Coast capacity

Cut taxes, boost promo funding, tourism urges Govt

CONCERNS: Tourists might opt to travel elsewhere if the proposed ‘backpacker tax’ goes ahead.

Tourism lobby joins groups calling on govt to dump backpacker tax

10 great events that put Clarence Valley on the map

Tony McFarlane of Yamba was competing at the Maclean Highland Games hammer throwing event on Saturday at the the Maclean Showground. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

Here's a list of major events that help bring in the tourist dollars

Tourist covered in blood after encounter with stingray

Tourist thought she might bleed out after stingray attack

WATCH: The Gladstone brothers behind the electric reel

Darren Jeacocke putting the electric reel invention to good use. Photo: Cory Jeacocke.

These Gladstone brothers don't let anything get in their way.

Bass and estuary perch spawning season kicks into gear

The bass spawning season is starting.

Fisheries officers will be on patrol to make sure anglers comply

Local anglers land monster catch off Angourie Point

WHAT A BEAUTY: This 56.5kg black marlin was caught just off Angourie Point by Alex Holland and his mates. They were heading back from Shelly Beach trolling for mac-tuna and snagged a catch of a lifetime. The boys weighed the fish in at The Bait Place at the BP on Yamba Road, one of our approved weigh-in stations, for the Fish of the Year competition.

Alex Holland and his mates latch onto 56.5kg marlin