February 2015

Published a story 24th Feb 2015 6:12 AM

CLARENCE Village chairman Geoff Shepherd says he is being “ripped off” by the council when it comes to rates.

Clarence Village fighting for rate relief

CLARENCE Village chairman Geoff Shepherd says he is being “ripped off” by the council when it comes to rates.

Published a story 10th Feb 2015 11:46 AM

AS FRANK Barrett took the floor to read the eulogy, he struggled to get words out as he remembered his dear friend, Tracey-Lee Schuhmacher.

EDITORIAL: Farewell, Tracey-Lee

AS FRANK Barrett took the floor to read the eulogy, he struggled to get words out as he remembered his dear friend, Tracey-Lee Schuhmacher.

Published a story 10th Feb 2015 6:02 AM

FRIENDS and family of Grafton pocket-rocket Tracey-Lee Schuhmacher will gather today to farewell the much-loved 23-year-old.

Friends and family to farewell Tracey-Lee today

FRIENDS and family of Grafton pocket-rocket Tracey-Lee Schuhmacher will gather today to farewell the much-loved 23-year-old.

Published a story 2nd Feb 2015 10:29 AM

ALMOST 700 likes and 300 comments flooded The DEX's Facebook page when Kellie Benn posted her thoughts on the Clarence Valley’s bin collection schedule.

The great red bin debate is back

ALMOST 700 likes and 300 comments flooded The DEX's Facebook page when Kellie Benn posted her thoughts on the Clarence Valley’s bin collection schedule.

January 2015

Published a story 24th Jan 2015 7:44 AM

THE rope secures his gloved hand tight against the beast’s back.

Big bull-riding event is on its way

THE rope secures his gloved hand tight against the beast’s back.

Published a story 22nd Jan 2015 5:42 AM

IT WAS a pod of dolphins that lured Dianne Ellis out into the water, but what sent her back to shore with a snapped board was a lot more sinister.

Surf mum’s lucky break as shark snaps board

IT WAS a pod of dolphins that lured Dianne Ellis out into the water, but what sent her back to shore with a snapped board was a lot more sinister.

Published a story 21st Jan 2015 11:34 AM

FORMER Grafton District Services Club general manager Arthur Lysaught is the Clarence Valley’s newest councillor.

Arthur Lysaught is CVC’s newest councillor

FORMER Grafton District Services Club general manager Arthur Lysaught is the Clarence Valley’s newest councillor.

Published a story 19th Jan 2015 8:31 AM

IT STARTED with a vision, determination and an empty shell.

Top quality service Mantra up for grabs

IT STARTED with a vision, determination and an empty shell.

Published a story 5th Jan 2015 5:24 AM

CUE depressing ‘I don’t want to go back to work’ Facebook statuses.

Editorial - Monday, January 5: Making 2015 a positive

CUE depressing ‘I don’t want to go back to work’ Facebook statuses.

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