September 2016

Published a story 30th Sep 2016 1:52 PM

AFTER a career spanning 34 years through fire and flood, Maree McKenna's 20-year battle with MS has finally forced her to call it quits.

Maree forced to calls it quits after 34 years

AFTER a career spanning 34 years through fire and flood, Maree McKenna's 20-year battle with MS has finally forced her to call it quits.

Voted in a poll 30th Sep 2016 8:47 AM

Published a story 29th Sep 2016 7:24 AM

"IT SENDS a message that this council doesn't see the Valley as divided and we can all work together.”

UNITED FRONT: Mayor on ticket of unity

"IT SENDS a message that this council doesn't see the Valley as divided and we can all work together.”

Published a story 28th Sep 2016 4:52 PM

ACCUSATIONS of "stitch ups” and "get squares” during debate on an urgent matter of business ensured the new Clarence Valley Council go off to a lively start.

Accusations fly at first council meeting

ACCUSATIONS of "stitch ups” and "get squares” during debate on an urgent matter of business ensured the new Clarence Valley Council go off to a lively start.

Published a story 28th Sep 2016 12:50 PM

NEW Clarence Valley Mayor Jim Simmons and his deputy Jason Kingsley believe they can preside over a more unified council.

What the councillors think of their new leadership team

NEW Clarence Valley Mayor Jim Simmons and his deputy Jason Kingsley believe they can preside over a more unified council.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 3:38 PM

ANIMAL lovers have the opportunity to make a difference to a whole lot of furry friends by becoming a foster carer.

Furry friends in need of foster carers

ANIMAL lovers have the opportunity to make a difference to a whole lot of furry friends by becoming a foster carer.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 2:25 PM

THE FEDERAL Government has slashed the amount it plans to slug overseas workers with its so-called backpackers tax.

Cabinet slashes proposed backpacker tax 19%

THE FEDERAL Government has slashed the amount it plans to slug overseas workers with its so-called backpackers tax.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 12:48 PM

THE CLARENCE Valley Council will elect a brand new leadership pairing today, with both the incumbents out of the running.

New council leadership team a certainty after mayoral vote

THE CLARENCE Valley Council will elect a brand new leadership pairing today, with both the incumbents out of the running.

Published a story 27th Sep 2016 9:54 AM

THE VISITOR to the lower Clarence credited with inspiring locals to build the Maclean Indoor Sports Centre has been devastated to learn it has closed.

Sporting closure outrages patron

THE VISITOR to the lower Clarence credited with inspiring locals to build the Maclean Indoor Sports Centre has been devastated to learn it has closed.

Published a story 26th Sep 2016 4:19 PM

THE lesson to draw from a recent surge in coal prices may hold just as much value as spiking profits for mining and energy companies.

Coal price surge has this one key lesson

THE lesson to draw from a recent surge in coal prices may hold just as much value as spiking profits for mining and energy companies.

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