OUR SAY: Council rises to challenge in rates debate

The nine Clarence Valley councillors.

Choice to support SRV lesser of two evils

Snapshot reveals dire rental shortage in Clarence Valley

TIGHT: Anglicare North Coast chief executive officer Estelle Graham.

Rental housing affordability in the Clarence Valley plummets

Dancers ready to take stage in Lower Clarence

Students from Clarence River Dance Academy put the finishing touches onto one of their dances in preparation for this weekend's Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod.

Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod starts today

"Each breed of fowl is judged on a standard of perfection, so they've all got to be to type, right from their head to their feet.”

Brian rules the roost

"Each breed of fowl is judged on a standard of perfection, so they've all got to be to type, right from their head to their feet.”

NIDA graduate joins in Playhouse production

There Goes the Bride hits the Pelican Playhouse this weekend with a few new faces on the stage

New taskforce to speed up flying fox dispersal

SHOO: Clarence Valley Council has moved to speed up disersal of flying foxes in Maclean.

Councillors go into bat to tackle Maclean flying fox problem head on

Gollan Hotel: 'We've got a few decisions to make'

Gollan Hotel Lismore. Photo Marc Stapelberg / The Northern Star

“At the moment, we’re still looking very positive.”

List of council services to be cut without SRV

Clarence Valley Council mayor Jim Simmons and  director corporate Ashley Lindsay discuss the agenda before the start of the extraordinary meeting held at Clarence Valley Council chambers on Friday, 3rd of March, 2016.

No SRV equals funding cuts to pools, airport, gallery and more

Girls ready to shine at Maclean Show

SHOW TIME: Maclean Showgirl entrants Colbie Cameron, Nicole Cowlling, Taneal McConnell, Kylie Vickery and Georgia Everson gather with the show less than one week away.

Contestants excited to represent their community

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Grace gets to play with trumpet great

Grace McDonald takes on her biggest gig to date at the Clocktower Hotel

Toowoomba woman's Africa trip to share song

HERE TO HELP: Women in Harmony music director Elaine Coates (right) will travel to Uganda later this year to work with the African Children's Choir. Former members of the choir travelled to Toowoomba to perform last year incuding Elizabeth Panga (left) and tour manager Abraham Kiyingi.

A Toowoomba woman is preparing for a trip of a lifetime

Hundreds of cars going for bargain at record Coast auction

Mike Clayton at the Nambour car yard in the lead-up to a previous year's sale.

Impounded cars going under the hammer, no reserves

Your guide to Anzac Day services in the Clarence Valley

Warrant Officer Class Two Shannon O'Loughlin, of 41 RNSWR, at the Anzac Day dawn service at Memorial Park in Grafton. Photo JoJo Newby / The Daily Examiner

A comprehensive list of service times and dates

Wait almost over for organic fast food chain

Some of the goodies on offer at Oliver's Real Food.

Oliver's Real Food to open in Maclean next week

Business Excellence awards on the lookout for judges

Staff from Farmer Lou's gather as they were inducted into the CVBEA Hall of Fame at the 2016 Clarence Valley Business Awards

Your chance to be part of Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards

Business Awards entries now open

The team from Refresh Rejuvenate at the 2016 Daily Examiner Clarence Valley Business Excellence Awards with their Best New Business 2nd Year trophy.

Time to get your entries in for Clarence Business awards

Visa revamp: Locals get first dibs on jobs

Foreigners to line up behind locals for jobs with 457 visa revamp

LJ Hooker takes agent of the year

RESPECTED: LJ Hooker Yamba's Mark Porter has been given top marks on review website RateMyAgent.

Happy clients rate Mark Porter number 1

Say aloha to the Valley's new sushi bar

FAMILY BUSINESS: Aloha Sushi owners Chris Hellmrich and Toni Sharpe with Koki and Emily Hardman, two weeks after the business opening.

Toni Sharpe's dream to call a business her own

Maclean Lower Clarence Hospital Auxiliary

Maclean Bowling Club has donated $15,000 to the Maclean-Lower Clarence branch of the United Hospitals Auxiliaries of NSW. The money will go towards the purchase of a portable cardiac monitor.

Some of the work the Lower Clarence Hospital Auxiliary has done in the community...

2016 Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod

Rebecca Spears Dance Studio are performing in the under 12 tap dancing truope event at the the Lower Clarence Dance Eisteddfod at the Maclean Civic Hall on Sunday, 1st May 2016. Photo Debrah Novak / The Daily Examiner

As the 2017 Dance Eisteddfod starts, take a look back at some of the images we...

Barbs v Royals 23-4-17

Action from the Barbs versus Royals match in Grafton Mens Premier League at Clarence Valley Regional Hockey Complex on Sunday, 23rd April, 2017. Barbs won the contest 1-0.

Action from the Barbs versus Royals match in Grafton Mens Premier League at...

AFL North Coast - Grafton Tigers v Port Macquarie Magpies

Under 18 Evan Whitley (left) during the Grafton AFL Tigers versus the Port Magpies at Ellem Oval on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017.

Action from Ellem Oval as the Grafton Tigers soared to their first win in almost...

Kevin Hogan inspects mill upgrade

Member for PAge Kevin Hogan inspected the site for an upgrade to the Harwood...

AFL North Coast - Cross Conference

Grafton AFL Tiger during his match against the Port Magpies at Ellem Oval on Saturday, 22nd April, 2017.

Cross Conference matches and the start of the youth girls competition were on Paul...

W.A. families can't pay debt.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country.

WA now has the weakest economy in the country, with a high unemployment rate and a...

VW Golf R 7.5 to hit 100kmh in under five seconds

In updated "7.5” guise, VW promises the new all-wheel drive Golf R will crack the 0-100kmh in just 4.8 seconds.

Will this newcomer kill Rebel Sports?

JD Sports will stock Beyonce's activewear line, Ivy Park.

It's been dubbed the “Rebel killer”

Trapped in his body, Mitch needs help for freedom

Mitchell Fletcher and his carer Danielle Walker.

Mitchell Fletcher was told he would only live until he was 15

Woman who went on road trip instead of chemo dies

Norma Jean Bauerschmidt’s travels have been followed by more than 400,000 people on the Facebook page "Driving Miss Norma".

What would you choose, chemotherapy or a road trip?

Scarred for life: toddler in horror burns accident

Hunter received burns to 12% of his body

FAMILY trip ends in tragedy when boiling kettle falls on little boy.

Trying to be a supermum is a bad idea

Years of playing “perfect parent” takes a toll on the brain

Turkey boasts hundreds of shipwrecks to dive

A wreck dive.

Turkey has hundreds of shipwrecks to dive

Anthony LaPaglia steps out with new fiancee

Screen legend Anthony LaPaglia has confirmed his engagement to his much younger girlfriend, Alexandra Henkel

Ronan Keating a dad for fourth time

Ronan Keating and Storm Keating.

Bouncing baby boy for Boyzone star

Lion King remake well under way

Seth Rogen.

More Lion King remake cast members revealed

Affordable rentals out of reach for North Coast residents

Rental affordability hits new crisis levels

Falling rents could spell doom for housing prices

What if I told you housing in Australia was getting cheaper?

Regional NSW house prices surge

Prices rise along the eastern seaboard, how did your house fare?

Couple gets rich renovating run-down city homes

RENO RADICALS: Baden and Nelson Marino-Hall have turned three Toowoomba homes around for profit, saying the Garden City was a haven for renovators like themselves.

The couple has already turned around three homes

Townhouse pitch raises questions over 'high density'

BIG PLANS: Residents have a chance to offer their opinion on plans to build 42 townhouses at Raceview.

Developer plans 42 townhouses for Ipswich suburb

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'Screw it': 640 job applications but still no work

THAT'S A NO: Joshua Mitchell has applied for 640 jobs and had just two interviews.

Is this Queensland's unluckiest job seeker?

Plenty of jobs for tradies in wake of Cyclone Debbie

15/07/02 110966 Building industry, tradesmans toolbelt. Photo Brett Wortman / Sunshine Coast Daily

An army of tradies is expected to head to cyclone-ravaged regions

Business 'blown away' after 140 people apply for one job

A total 140 people applied for a casual receptionist position at Harrup Park.

Jobseekers up against the odds for some positions

8 jobs available now in the Clarence Valley

From panel beater to caseworker, there's work out in the Valley now

No time to respond to job applicants? Google CEO does.

Girl, 7, delighted to get personal response from Google boss

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Hard not to love: Mazda MX-5 RF road test and review

Superb as a faux Coupe, the Mazda MX-5 Retractable Fastback has a beautifully folding hardtop and delivers the same brilliant drive as its soft top cousin.

Mazda’s MX-5 RF offers both hard top and open air motoring pleasure

We don't recommend this for boat transport....

A motorist carried a boat in the back of a van while driving on Vanderlin Dr in Darwin.

“I said look, look, look at the van. There’s a boat inside it."

High flying Ford Mondeo gets refreshed for 2017

FALCON'S SHADOW: Range-wide revised equipment levels for the 2017 Ford Mondeo with new alloys, better infotainment and funky new colour

2017 updates for Ford's family sedans and wagons

Mercedes points to its compact future with Concept A sedan

SMOOTH: Concept A is basically an A Class four-door sedan, and looks like an attractive evolution of the current CLA shape.

Merc boosts its compacts with Concept A

Mazda2 facelift road test and review: a safe bet

REVISED MAZDA2: Prices remain the same but facelift delivers welcome technology updates to popular compact.

Chart-topper Mazda2 even safer bet

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