May 2015

Commented on a story 29th May 2015 6:46 PM

AN IMPORTANT part of Grafton’s identity has been protected after RMS worked with the Clarence Valley Council to relocate a young jacaranda tree.

Jacaranda tree replanted to preserve Grafton’s identity

"...and the joke here is...The Jacaranda is another exotic weed tree, this one from South America."

Commented on a story 29th May 2015 4:33 PM

OUR Federal Member Kevin Hogan posted this on his Facebook page.

What should the consequence be for fighting with terrorists?

"Spot on mate - as the Good Book says "The wages of Sin is Death" so on return at the very least..."

Commented on a story 29th May 2015 10:20 AM

AN IMPORTANT part of Grafton’s identity has been protected after RMS worked with the Clarence Valley Council to relocate a young jacaranda tree.

Jacaranda tree replanted to preserve Grafton’s identity

"...and meanwhile Council is going to remove all the iconic Camphor Laurels from Maclean's entrance to..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 9:09 PM

WITH Federal MPs due to vote Monday on same sex marriages, we asked Justine Elliot and Kevin Hogan where they stood on the issue.

What our local Federal MPs have to say about gay marriage

"Come now, some are simply wanting to solemnise that good ole Aussie concept of "mateship"?"

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 9:06 PM

GRAFTON Regional Art Gallery is one of a number of assets in the sights of planners as they prepare budgets and operating plans for the coming year.

Have your say before Grafton Art Gallery review in budget

"Of course not, they won't approve a new cafe because they've already decided to close the Gallery. ..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 9:04 PM

WITH winter chills fast approaching, Clarence Valley hearing support teachers are warning that running noses may bring more problems than a bin full of tissues.

Preventing children’s hearing loss nothing to be sniffled at

"For heaven's sake! "good nose blowing and hand washing techniques" well these could assist in..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 9:01 PM

GRAFTON Regional Art Gallery is one of a number of assets in the sights of planners as they prepare budgets and operating plans for the coming year.

Have your say before Grafton Art Gallery review in budget

"They want the Gallery AND the block of land next to it - which means someone has eyes set upon it but..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 1:56 PM

THE PROPOSED 8% rate hike for the Clarence Valley from July 2016 has to be accompanied by cuts to services for the council’s budget to become sustainable.

Vote on which services you are prepared to sacrifice

"Be very wary here, just who is it that adjudicates the amount of use a particular facility gets? In..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 1:56 PM

THE PROPOSED 8% rate hike for the Clarence Valley from July 2016 has to be accompanied by cuts to services for the council’s budget to become sustainable.

Vote on which services you are prepared to sacrifice

"I think you should give them all jobs with Red Rooster - or Grafton Jail, when you get it opened up..."

Commented on a story 28th May 2015 11:51 AM

CLARENCE Valley ratepayers are not alone in facing rate rises.

We aren't alone: rate hikes approved for 22 NSW councils

"Actually Sue Hughes apologia for Council's rates grab is strongly reminiscent of that usual attempt at..."

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