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$4.6m to upgrade Grafton greyhound track

Geoff Helisma| Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis last week announced that the NSW Government’s Greyhound Racing Capital Grants Program will fund a $4.6 million …

Greyhound re-homing; how’s that going?

Geoff Helisma| When the Greyhound Industry Reform Panel released its report in 2016 it noted that “the 2015-16 NSW re-homing initiative (GAP program) …

Country Universities Centre officially opens

Lynne Mowbray| After opening its doors early last month, the Country Universities Centre Clarence Valley (CUCCV) was officially opened in Grafton, on Tuesday …

Councillors to inspect depot’s razor wire fence

Geoff Helisma| At the August 27 Clarence Valley Council (CVC) meeting, councillors unanimously resolved to inspect the razor wire capped fence that divides …

Scots chuffed about new ‘Aussie’ flag

Maclean’s Scottish Town in Australia Association is the “grateful recipient of a new Australian national flag” courtesy of Federal member for Page Kevin …

CVC fears short-term rental cost shifting

Geoff Helisma| Clarence Valley Council (CVC) is concerned that the impending implementation of the Short-Term Rental Regulatory Framework “is potentially …

Community digs deep for ultrasound machine

Lynne Mowbray| Maclean Veteran Golf treasurer Peter Hamilton has presented the Maclean Lower Clarence Hospital Auxiliary (MLCHA) with a cheque for $1000, to go …

Garden Gnome hosts party

Lynne Mowbray| Television presenterCosta ‘the garden gnome’ Georgiadis from ABC’s Gardening Australia, was atYamba Community Garden on Saturday morning, …

Tales of the surfing ‘tribe’

Geoff Helisma| What does one do when laid up in bed for a couple of months recuperating from a knee replacement? If you are Nat Young, you fire up the laptop, …

Call to bring back Cane Harvest Festival

Lynne Mowbray | A public meeting was held on Tuesday September 3 at the Maclean Services Club to discuss the possible reintroduction of the very popular Cane …

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