Palmers Island mixes old and new for 150th birthday

A bit of old and new will come together as Palmers Island Public School celebrates its 150th birthday.

One of the oldest schools in the valley reaches 150 years.

Family fights to stop more deaths from rare disease

A charity gold day will be held in honour of Camiras Paul McMahon who died of amyloidosis on November 4 last year.Photo: Contributed

The life-threatening condition you've probably never heard of

'How gorillas changed my life'

Annette Henderson lived and worked with gorillas in the African jungle for more than a year and has written a book about her amazing experience.

Author shares her unbelieveable tale of life deep in the jungle

Lower Clarence Quota craft fair a cut above

A CUT ABOVE: Jan Armstrong in her studio doing linocut prints will be exhibiting at the annual Quota Craft Fair.

Annual craft fair to be held this weekend

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.

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

Drone footage highlights beauty of Yamba

One local shows off some of the best bits of the Clarence Valley through a new perspective.

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

 A tourist fast boat, Gili Cat 2, exploded after departing from Padang Bai port heading for the nearby holiday island of Gili Trawangan. According to authorities, one tourist was killed and at least 20 foreigners were injured in the incident.

All 35 passengers on board were foreigners.

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