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Tartan Brushy RSL Day Club

Tartan Brushy meetings have been cancelled until Tuesday April 21 and there will be a volunteers meeting on April 14 at the hall. Unfortunately our 18th …

Changed traffic conditions at Bluff Point Ferry in Lawrence

Motorists are advised of changed traffic conditions from next week at Lawrence when the 18-car second ferry at Bluff Point is taken out of service for its …

NSW bushfire clean-up continues across the state, including the North Coast

March 30 Laing O’Rourke has made some changes to the way it is delivering the NSW bushfire clean-up program to ensure it can continue to be rolled out as …

BREAKING NEWS: Fire & Rescue

Police along with Fire and Rescue NSW units from Maclean and Yamba attended a garage which was on fire in Alexander Lane, Maclean, late this …

CVC’s $6.3m Prince Street upgrade set to proceed

Geoff Helisma 30th March 2020 Clarence Valley Council (CVC) has “endorsed [the] inclusion of $6,356,701 in the 2020-21 Draft Budget for the upgrade of the 2 …

In case of emergency, call Lismore

Geoff Helisma30th March 2020 Clarence Valley Council (CVC) is seeking to have the State Emergency Services’ (SES) former Clarence Valley incident control …

Woolworths expands community hour shopping

From today, Monday, 30 March 2020, the below changes from Woolworths will come into effect to further support the health and wellbeing of customers and team: …

New measures to support future job certainty

March 27 ClubsNSW welcomes the NSW Government’s decision to defer gaming and payroll taxes for six months to the state’s 1200 registered clubs. …

Draft Code of Practice consultation period extended

March 27 The Greyhound Welfare and Integrity Commission has announced the public consultation period for the draft NSW Greyhound Welfare Code of Practice, will …

Agriculture sale yards and auctions can continue

March 27 The Minister for Agriculture and Emergency Management, David Littleproud confirmed today that livestock sale yards and wool auctions are able to …

Clarence Coast Holiday Parks close to leisure travellers

Following Australian Government advice against all non-essential domestic travel and a Public Notice issued by the NSW Health Minister, Clarence Valley Council …

Volunteer beach patrol season ends early

Surf Life Saving NSW has announced that it is bringing forward the end of the patrol season by four weeks. The Board of Surf Life Saving NSW (SLSNSW) says that …

Grafton Chamber of Commerce goes into recess

March 27, 2020 As this Covid-19 crisis impacts our community things are changing and that change also applies to the Grafton Chamber of Commerce. Like many …

Clarence Valley Council asks tourists to stay away

March 27 Normally Easter and the April school holidays would be some of the busiest times on the Clarence Valley tourism calendar, however, this year as we …

Byron Writers Festival cancelled

March 27, 2020 Regrettably and with a heavy heart we have made the decision to cancel Byron Writers Festival 2020, which was scheduled to run from 7-9 August. …

Look out for each other and obey the rules – Gulaptis coronavirus advice

Following a flood of calls and e-mails to his office, Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis has urged locals to heed instructions from authorities and to look …

Caravan Industry calls for cabin accommodation exemption

March 26 Caravan Industry Association of Australia (CIAA) is calling on State Governments to review sweeping orders in some states forcing caravan park …

CVC gives REX head tax relief

Geoff Helisma On March 23, REX announced that air services to Grafton would cease from April 6 “unless the federal and state governments are willing to …

Ulmarra couple’s cruise dilemma

Lynne Mowbray Ulmarra couple Di and John Leask, had been planning their 71-day, ‘trip of a lifetime’ cruise from Australia to the United Kingdom, for the …

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