Clarence Valley Independent

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Grafton Chamber of Commerce – Letter from President

Ed, As this Covid-19 crisis impacts our community things are changing for us all.  Like many businesses The Grafton Chamber of Commerce is changing the way …

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30th March 2020 Ed, As a councillor and one of your local representatives I would like to send my best wishes to everyone in the Valley for a safe few months …

Poem of the moment..

Prophesy from the Hopi Nation You have been telling the peopleThat this is the eleventh hour.Now, you must go and tell the peopleThat THIS is the hour,And …

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Dear Ed, Having moved here a year ago, we have appreciated the delivery of your free copy of the Independent arriving in our driveway each week, as well as the …

Proposed renovations – Prince Street, Grafton

Ed, I refer to an open letter from Bill Day published on social media today. In Bill’s letter, he says, among other things: “At the Corporate, Governance …

Community Kindness

Ed, As an aged (87) year old living alone, I have been overcome by the kindness shown to me by my friends and neighbours.  Since the pandemic, one stays at …

Seniors COVID-19 information

Ed, I am committed to keeping you updated on the latest information to help you stay safe and well during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. A …

It’s called “transparency” and “accountability”

Ed, In January last year I was advised by the General Manager’s (GM) office at Clarence Valley Council (CVC) that because I did not agree with Council’s …

VIEW says thanks

Ed, On behalf of the Clarence Valley VIEW Clubs I would like to thank you for your support in publishing the article and photo (CVI 18/3/20) and the …

Glenreagh Timber Festival cancelled

Ed, Due to Government restrictions and for the health and safety of our community, the Glenreagh Timber Festival Committee has decided to cancel this …

Roundabouts and Nymboida

Ed, I congratulate the Independent for expansively facilitating public opinion in print. On most aspects but not all, I agree with the letter from Joe Dimauro, …

You are not alone after stroke

Ed, Stroke can be cruel and it can change a life in an instant. This devastating disease can take away things we take for granted each day like walking and …

You are not alone after stroke

Ed, Stroke can be cruel and it can change a life in an instant. This devastating disease can take away things we take for granted each day like walking and …

The making of a council decision roundabout versus traffic lights

Ed, Reading the reporting of the Council decision to have a new roundabout at 2 intersections in Yamba appears be a bit short of some of the worthwhile facts …

Hostilities escalate over Maclean RSL sale

Ed, Hostilities appear to have escalated between the Maclean Sub-Branch of the RSL the Maclean Services Club since the announcement by the Sub Branch that the …

Cruel dumpers

Ed, To the person or people who inhumanely keep dropping roosters and hens at Illarwell quarry and Maclean lookout, leaving them without food and water, its …

An act of kindness

Ed, I would like to reach out and personally thank the two amazing Victorian companies, SCHUTZ Australia (managing director Alan Barham and David …

Who are you wearing red for this Valentine’s Day?

Ed, Shockingly, heart disease kills one Australian every 29 minutes, that’s 50 people every single day. Given that it is the biggest cause of Australian …

The politics of the Basin Plan

Ed, Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures, this is what confronts vast areas of drought- and fire-ravaged regional Australia. Now more than ever …

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