Community News

Fri 3 Jan 2020

RFS crews benefit from Paralympic memorabilia auction

premium_icon RFS crews benefit from Paralympic memorabilia auction

TWO brigades drawn out of a hat to buy new equipment with funds raised at the 2019 Clarence Valley Sports Awards.

Thu 2 Jan 2020

Nine people injured in 'horrific' highway smash

premium_icon Nine people injured in 'horrific' highway smash

Emergency services describe the scene of a two-car collision north of Ulmarra as horrific. Nine people were injured.

Wed 1 Jan 2020

Holiday cheer ruined by thoughtless act

premium_icon Holiday cheer ruined by thoughtless act

'They’d emptied the contents into our large bin we use for a completely different purpose'

Tue 31 Dec 2019

Soul students shine on stage

premium_icon Soul students shine on stage

Soul Ambition Performance Studio students ace recent exams, with many heading to Sydney for national awards

Mon 30 Dec 2019

Thinking small to be square

premium_icon Thinking small to be square

The annual 8x8 small scale competition is on again through Ferry Park Gallery, and organisers want entrants to think big

Fri 27 Dec 2019

Orchestra’s sweet music for fireys

premium_icon Orchestra’s sweet music for fireys

Donation from Proms performance going to help buy equipment for local brigades

Tue 24 Dec 2019

Reflecting on long love of books

premium_icon Reflecting on long love of books

After 32 years, Michael Bailey knows where every last book hides at the Maclean Library.

Mon 23 Dec 2019

Captain brought to tears by children’s letters of thanks

premium_icon Captain brought to tears by children’s letters of thanks

“So raw and original and from the heart.”

Bridge medals windfall for charities

premium_icon Bridge medals windfall for charities

With a very exact 2019 medals made, popular item for children and parents alike raises more than $30,000

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Barrels of bottles gives Christmas gift to helicopter service

premium_icon Barrels of bottles gives Christmas gift to helicopter...

It took 100,000 bottles collected in a year, but Pisey gives his hard work to rescue chopper

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Gifts keep flooding in for Clarence Xmas Bushfire Appeal

Gifts keep flooding in for Clarence Xmas Bushfire Appeal

OVERWHELMING community support for campaign designed to get donations to directly to those who need it most.

LIGHTS ON: Where to see the Clarence Valley's lights

premium_icon LIGHTS ON: Where to see the Clarence Valley's lights

'TIS the season to be jolly. Here's your guide to Clarence Valley's best Christmas light displays.

Road closes just as holiday makers get behind the wheel

premium_icon Road closes just as holiday makers get behind the wheel

The Clarence Valley braces for the annual surge of traffic along the Pacific Highway.

Organisers overwhelmed by huge response to bushfire appeal

premium_icon Organisers overwhelmed by huge response to bushfire appeal

SALVATION Army have their arms full as the famous Clarence generosity shines through for the Christmas appeal for bushfire victims.

Thu 19 Dec 2019

Power 30 full of surprises

premium_icon Power 30 full of surprises

What our finalists thought about making the 2019 list

SES gets Santa to ride high on the river

premium_icon SES gets Santa to ride high on the river

Yamba SES will be bringing a special guest down the river to spread some Christmas cheer this Sunday

Tue 17 Dec 2019

Special grant an early Christmas present for Yamba clubs

premium_icon Special grant an early Christmas present for Yamba clubs

A fire at storage sheds of the Rotary and Lions Clubs of Yamba devastated the two organisations last month, but a special grant will help them rebuild

Sat 14 Dec 2019

Tribute to the ‘cheeky’ Mayor of Wooli

premium_icon Tribute to the ‘cheeky’ Mayor of Wooli

Evelyn Gane. the face and voice for her Wooli community that she retired to has passed away aged 89

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Marea’s museum master stroke

premium_icon Marea’s museum master stroke

She fell into the roles by “accident”, but the success of local museums has been down to her hard work and dedication

Wed 11 Dec 2019

Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

premium_icon Good genes and a can of beer: Life secrets from 101-year-old

Whiddon Maclean resident Vera Fromager celebrates her 101st birthday today, and has revealed the secrets to a long and happy life.

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