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Sun 9 Aug 2020

Valley Round-Up: August 8, 2020

Premium Content Valley Round-Up: August 8, 2020

Find out the latest news and events happening from around the region

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Returning residents prohibited from landing locally

Premium Content Returning residents prohibited from landing locally

NSW residents returning from Victoria will only be allowed one option to re-enter NSW.

Teen trader turning a paperclip into a tractor

Premium Content Teen trader turning a paperclip into a tractor

13-year-old Nick Hay has always wanted a tractor, and is now aiming to trade his way to success by swapping a paperclip all the way to the vehicle of his dreams

Fri 7 Aug 2020

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GET READY: New truck, fresh start for fire crew

Premium Content GET READY: New truck, fresh start for fire crew

Proceeds from Celeste Barber’s $51.3 million fundraiser find their way to local RFS brigade.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

NDIS opens up a whole new life for Tasel

Premium Content NDIS opens up a whole new life for Tasel

‘They really understood what I needed as a deaf person to be well supported.’

EXPLAINED: What’s happening with Maclean’s riverfront?

Premium Content EXPLAINED: What’s happening with Maclean’s riverfront?

Find out what’s going on for the final stage of connecting Maclean’s riverfront

Wed 5 Aug 2020

ARTEFACTS: Life forces of the Clarence River

Premium Content ARTEFACTS: Life forces of the Clarence River

‘When I began to paint the river, I thought about how it still ties this community together and I believe that art does this too.’

‘They had my back’: How care for kids eased fire horror

Premium Content ‘They had my back’: How care for kids eased fire horror

When their life turned upside down as they fled their homes from last year’s fire, there was a shoulder to cry on

Tue 4 Aug 2020

IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Premium Content IT'S OFF! Jaca Festival latest casualty of COVID-19

Grafton Jacaranda Festival Committee makes biggest announcement in the event's 86-year history in response to the escalating COVID-19 situation.

CONFIRMED: Local COVID-19 patient winds up in ICU

Premium Content CONFIRMED: Local COVID-19 patient winds up in ICU

AN ACTIVE COVID-19 patient on the North Coast linked to a Sydney cluster is now in intensive care.

Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

Premium Content Is the water really ‘teeming’ with sharks?

EXPERTS, divers and surfers debate whether the number of sharks in our region is ‘normal’.

Maclean High steers students in right direction

Premium Content Maclean High steers students in right direction

KIDS OF SPIRIT: All the latest news from Clarence Valley Schools

BREIMBA: Mighty Clarence an artistic icon for new collection

Premium Content BREIMBA: Mighty Clarence an artistic icon for new collection

‘This painting is about the mighty Clarence River which is the path the spirit ancestors took from the mountains down to the ocean and the islands.’

Mon 3 Aug 2020

Do you need a fire permit in your area?

Do you need a fire permit in your area?

NSW RFS said the bush fire season has started early in some regions and urged people to check before lighting a fire.

Sat 1 Aug 2020

Business links keep awards on track for 2021

Premium Content Business links keep awards on track for 2021

AWARD-WINNING businesses share insights into business resilience, recovery and transformation in weekly series Covid-19 Recovery Corner

Fri 31 Jul 2020

Proclaiming Grafton’s next live music centre

Premium Content Proclaiming Grafton’s next live music centre

Classrooms, dance studios and music venue – and it’ll be here by February at Anglican school.

Thu 30 Jul 2020

SHARK: Third incident this month in notorious spot

Premium Content SHARK: Third incident this month in notorious spot

Report reveals terrifying struggle with shark at the same location of fatal attack this month

COVER IMAGES: Highway of history

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GALLERY: Clarence Valley photographers share their favourite moment

PROMISED: Hospital money in next NSW budget

Premium Content PROMISED: Hospital money in next NSW budget

Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis says he expects to see his Grafton Base Hospital election promise granted when planning money is allocated in November.

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