May 2015

Published a story 27th May 2015 7:51 AM

A FUNDRAISER run by the Friends Who Care group has seen in excess of $10,000 raised for the Grafton Base Hospital’s palliative care ward.

$10k cheque shows Valley cares

A FUNDRAISER run by the Friends Who Care group has seen in excess of $10,000 raised for the Grafton Base Hospital’s palliative care ward.

Published a story 27th May 2015 7:35 AM

MOST children under the age of 10 had never seen the Blues win a State of Origin series until last year.

Lexi’s feeling the right kind of Blues

MOST children under the age of 10 had never seen the Blues win a State of Origin series until last year.

Voted in a poll 26th May 2015 2:06 PM

Published a story 26th May 2015 7:00 AM

MACLEAN High School student Isley Henderson has inspired Richard Branson himself, in a video that will bring a tear to your eye, and a smile to your face.

Maclean 12 yo inspires Richard Branson #likeadyslexic

MACLEAN High School student Isley Henderson has inspired Richard Branson himself, in a video that will bring a tear to your eye, and a smile to your face.

Published a story 11th May 2015 6:32 PM

ROBYN Holloway can’t wait until someone asks her ‘will Midnight Basketball start up again?’, because she finally has the answer she has been waiting for.

Youth Midnight Basketball to restart later this year

ROBYN Holloway can’t wait until someone asks her ‘will Midnight Basketball start up again?’, because she finally has the answer she has been waiting for.

Published a story 8th May 2015 5:07 PM

THERE aren’t many people who can say they have beat breast cancer three times, but Mandy Adams is feeling on top of the world.

Together, we run for mum

THERE aren’t many people who can say they have beat breast cancer three times, but Mandy Adams is feeling on top of the world.

Published a story 1st May 2015 11:54 PM

DESCRIBED as a “no-nonsense, get the job done” footballer, Brayden Hockings is the newest recruit to join the Lower Clarence Magpies flock.

Attacking machine privileged to be part of Magpies

DESCRIBED as a “no-nonsense, get the job done” footballer, Brayden Hockings is the newest recruit to join the Lower Clarence Magpies flock.

April 2015

Published a story 26th Apr 2015 6:12 PM

“I LOVED it. I would do it again tomorrow” aren’t always the words you hear from diggers who saw and felt so much bloodshed and pain.

30 years in the army, and he’d do it all again

“I LOVED it. I would do it again tomorrow” aren’t always the words you hear from diggers who saw and felt so much bloodshed and pain.

Published a story 25th Apr 2015 3:23 PM

HIS cheeky grin has appeared in the pages of The DEX many times, so it was only fitting we caught up with the Clarence Valley’s only remaining POW on Anzac Day.

POW remembers the good times

HIS cheeky grin has appeared in the pages of The DEX many times, so it was only fitting we caught up with the Clarence Valley’s only remaining POW on Anzac Day.

Published a story 25th Apr 2015 7:52 AM

EVERY dawn service is the same. But this morning, Yamba turned on a whole new level of pride.

Yamba dawn service has a special kind of mood

EVERY dawn service is the same. But this morning, Yamba turned on a whole new level of pride.

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