A murder mystery to challenge Midsomer's

Dan Fahey, centre, as Lt. Frank Cioffi with some of the cast of Curtains. The Criterion's latest production opens tonight and runs across two weekends.

Curtains is an comic romp from the creators of Chicago and Cabaret

12 things to do this week

Cast of Curtains, the new show at the Criterion Theatre in Grafton.

There's plenty on this week in the Clarence Valley

Major changes to council management structure

Clarence Valley Council building on Prince Street, Grafton.

Three senior positions slashed as part of Fit For The Future savings

PHOTO GALLERY: Camera club captures Upper Clarence beauty

THE majestic landscape and wildlife in the surrounds of Coombadjha Art Studio provided the perfect backdrop for a Grafton Camera Club photo camp.

Art Club kids impress at show

COLOURFUL CLASS: Grafton Art Club junior members had success at the Bentley Art Prize, including youth section winner Matthew Hoade (front centre).

Artist wins Bentley youth art prize

Mums to walk for lost sons

CANCER GRIEF: Wendy Black and Julie Revis have joined forces to put on Clarence Valley Walk For Brain Cancer at Memorial Park in honour of both their sons, who died from brain cancer.

Clarence Walk For Brain Cancer to honour their sons

5 things coming up at council

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Youth management programs and the Grafton Regional Gallery

Inner Wheel club keeps on giving to community

HAPPY: Cancer liaison nurse with Grafton Oncology Unit Sue Webb (second from left) receives a cheque for $500 from (l-r) Inner Wheel president Alison Banks, treasurer Roslyn Wood, club convenor Kay Power.

$500 to Oncology and Rescue helicopter

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Third time lucky for memorial day

After being forced to postpone twice already, Grafton Truck Drivers Social Club organisers are hoping this Saturday will be kind to them for their memorial

Jemma's bewitching voice

STAGE PRESENCE: Suzie Mathers and Jemma Rix in a scene from Wicked The Musical.

Wicked musical theatre star Jemma Rix has released her debut album.

The finance solution for Clarence Valley's poorest residents

GOOD BUSINESS: Director Dr Masum Isa and CEO of Grameen Australia Duncan Power with Bendigo Community Bank South Grafton director Karen Toms and chair Peter James.

Social business group provides beneficial alternative to welfare

This laughter yoga video will have you in fits of giggles

BEST MEDICINE: Karen Flannery is spreading happiness through laughter throughout Hervey Bay.

New members needed for a laughing good time

Owners toast fifth birthday of cafe

SUCCESS: The crew at Toast Espresso get ready to celebrate their fifth birthday.

Toast Espresso brings up five years of good vibes

No shortage of cake for Hanks South birthday

PARTY TIME: Heidi Hampton, Tracey Becker, Sharon Lentfer, Chrissy Hancock and Jessica Holder at Hanks South Grafton celebrate the shop's fifth birthday.

Fifth birthday for South Grafton bakery

YOUR CHAMBER: Next step for CCTV

Member for Page Kevin Hogan, Grafton Chamber of Commerce president katie Kelemec, vice president Justin James and excutive member Mark Butler discuss the installation of CCTV throughout Grafton and South Grafton.

Jacaranda candidates at Wednesday's meeting

Grafton pitches in to suicide prevention fundraiser

LONG HAUL: Cherrie Moran is cheered on by her mum Janice during the Anytime Fitness Grafton 24-hour Treadmill Challenge.

$5000 raised locally helps national tally

Moonlit paddle a Clarence treat

REST STOP: The group on this month's moonlight paddle takes a quick break to recharge and soak up the colourful sunset on the bank of the Clarence River.

Moonlit paddle a Clarence treat

An unlikely ally for new Clarence Valley tourism body

Councillor Andrew Baker at the Grafton Council Chambers.

One of its most vocal critics wants a spot on the tourism committee

Some of Australia's most amazing photographs

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Barcelona terror attack

Scenes from the Barcelona terror attack where a van ploughed into a crowd

GALLERY: Mountain biking action

Bridie White heading through the first stage of the Under 15 Gravity Enduro race at Woodford Island.

Riders hit the hills of Woodford Island over the weekend for the fifth and final...

GALLERY: Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix action

Racing action from the fifth and final round of the Australian Formula Powerboat Grand Prix in Grafton on August 13.

Racing action from the fifth and final round of the Australian Formula Powerboat...

Photocamp at Coombadjha

Photos inspired from the Grafton Camera Club Photocamp at Coombadjha Art Studio in the Upper Clarence Valley.

Photos inspired from the Grafton Camera Club Photocamp at Coombadjha Art Studio in...

Grafton Bridge concrete pours

Concrete pours into the pylons for the new Grafton bridge started on Tuesday, 15th August, 2017.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner

Concrete pours into the pylons for the new Grafton bridge started on Tuesday, 15th...

Citizenship chaos

MOBILE BLACKSPOT: Redridge residents set for mobile service announced by Keith Pitt at the home of John Hunter, along with the Senator Fiona Nash.

Fiona Nash advises Parliament she could be a British citizen.

Barcelona terror attack

Injured are helped on a long stretch of pedestrian sidewalk after a white van jumped the sidewalk in the historic Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, Spain, crashing into a summer crowd of residents and tourists. (EL MUNDO via AP)

SPAIN is in shock from being hit by two terror attacks

Flu epidemic leads to shortage

Tamiflu vaccine in shortage across the state.

'Medibank cancelled my policy and didn't tell me'

CAMERON Shekleton has been a Medibank member for most of his life.

Hyundai reveals fuel cell with 800km range

UNVEILED: Hyundai 's Ryu Chang with  the hydrogen fuel cell.

This hydrogen-powered SUV can travel 800km on one tank.

Moving aids mind and body

GET A MOVE ON: Exercise and physical activity prime our brain for best performance.

Getting off your butt can be a real brain booster

Stunning photos Aussies have captured - and how to take them

Photographers share their tips on taking great images

Feasts from the Middle East

New Feast celebrates delicious cuisine of the Middle East

Samsung set for bigger, beach friendly Note 8

Samsung will be going bigger than ever to launch its Note 8 after this year's launch of the S8.

Water, dust, now sand-resistant?

How a Hervey Bay woman lost almost half her weight

WONDER DIET: Cutting down on junk food and carbohydrates helped Torquay resident Kim Fletcher lose about 50kg off her previous weight of 120kg. INSET: Kim before her she decided to change her life for the better.

Kim Fletcher has lost 50kg over 15 months.

Hollywood’s new highest paid actress

JENNIFER Lawrence has been dethroned as Hollywood’s highest paying actress by another star. Can you guess who?

Movie trailer dubbed too racy for TV

Alicia Vikander stars in Tulip Fever.

THE trailer for Tulip Fever is so saucy some networks have banned it

Liz Hurley, 52, has never looked better

She’s definitely not shy to pose in a bikini.

Life in your 50s has never looked as good as it does on Liz Hurley.

Big Bang Theory star spills details about Season 11

Mayim Bialik plays Amy Farrah Fowler on The Big Bang Theory.

MAYIM Bialik has shared some details about what fans can expect.

199 home sites approved in Evans Head

The Evans Head Manufactured Home Estate plans. Zoran Architecture.

Manufactured Home estate approved near aerodrome

Airbnb, Stayz and co tipped to squeeze Coast housing market

HOLIDAY BOOM: Airbnb letting is putting a further squeeze on long-term rentals.

Councils exploring options to manage the industry

Developer tears up couple's contract for new home

Jade and Edward Roberts were stung by the sunset clause on the first day of their honeymoon.

The developer has the right to do this under the sunset clause

Reports of Ibrahim family connections to farm and food hub

John Ibrahimat Bluesfest 2012.

REPORTS circulate colourful Sydney family have investments on the NR

How to nail that job interview

Congratulations on landing a job interview - now it is time to nail it.

Impress with some simple preparation

Dream crushed as 'no one wants to hire a foreigner'

Suzan Aliny.. "My children are very sad to leave their school already."

Skilled migrant speaks out about employment difficulties

$200,000 job goes begging, snapped up by foreign workers

Shotcreter Chris McKervey lines tunnels with concrete spray and gets paid upwards of $200K a year.

A lack of local workers means top-paying jobs are going begging

The boom is over, so what's bringing people to Gladstone?

A Gladstone development advocate has suggested the city could become an import-export freight hub for northern Australia.

New migration data reveals those moving away from and into Gladstone

How every job in Australia is going to change

The future of work: how your job will change by 2030

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ROAD TEST: The Audi R8 Spyder...your everyday supercar

The 2017 Audi R8 Spyder.

The Audi R8 is designed to be a supercar you could drive daily.

What's hot and what's not in motoring for 2017

The Ford Mustang is still hot property.

The state of play in the motoring industry.

OUTRAGEOUS! How angry drivers rule our roads

Road rage is a major problem for Australian drivers.

Shocking acts of road rage caught on film.

Best performance car buys for one-track minds

Sharee Warren with the Toyota 86, a popular offering which starts from just above $30K.

Want a bargain performance car? Here's the best buys.

ROAD TEST: Renault Clio Zen is compact, chic and classy

The 2017 Renault Clio in Zen specification.

Fashionable little hatch offers fun and style.

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