January 2017

Published a story 18th Jan 2017 3:41 PM

A van was flipped over following a crash with a garbage truck near Diggers Camp this morning, spilling oil and petrol onto the road.

Van flipped over and petrol and oil spilled in truck crash

A van was flipped over following a crash with a garbage truck near Diggers Camp this morning, spilling oil and petrol onto the road.

Published a story 18th Jan 2017 6:07 AM

An increase averaging 8.4% in North Coast land values should not affect the rates of Clarence Valley ratepayers

Rates safe from land value hike

An increase averaging 8.4% in North Coast land values should not affect the rates of Clarence Valley ratepayers

Published a story 18th Jan 2017 5:50 AM

Monitoring around the asbestos-contaminated site of the new council depot has found the number of asbestos fibres in the air poses a minimal health threat

LATEST REPORT: Depot asbestos danger 'low'

Monitoring around the asbestos-contaminated site of the new council depot has found the number of asbestos fibres in the air poses a minimal health threat

Published a story 16th Jan 2017 4:53 PM

The prawn disease which has led to a ban in imported product could be the result of low prices for overseas prawns says an industry figure.

Prawns prices at a stand still for fishers after import ban

The prawn disease which has led to a ban in imported product could be the result of low prices for overseas prawns says an industry figure.

Published a story 14th Jan 2017 6:14 AM

Yamba's business owners will head off on their annual post-Christmas break in the best frame of mind they've been in for years.

Bumper holiday season buoys traders

Yamba's business owners will head off on their annual post-Christmas break in the best frame of mind they've been in for years.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 5:36 PM

Converting their home into a Santa's Wonderland each Christmas has put a Grafton couple at the same table as major corporations at a charity awards night.

Couple's light up donations raise $56,000 for charity

Converting their home into a Santa's Wonderland each Christmas has put a Grafton couple at the same table as major corporations at a charity awards night.

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 1:41 PM

What's causing some of Grafton's jacaranda trees to maintain a coverage of purple blooms well into January, while others have gone green?

Purple haze lingering on

What's causing some of Grafton's jacaranda trees to maintain a coverage of purple blooms well into January, while others have gone green?

Published a story 13th Jan 2017 6:09 AM

A proposal for a 150-bed worker accommodation development could be turned into affordable housing at the end of its lifespan says the applicant.

New housing for construction workers on the road

A proposal for a 150-bed worker accommodation development could be turned into affordable housing at the end of its lifespan says the applicant.

Published a story 11th Jan 2017 6:04 PM

Wildly varied petrol prices give local motorists a chance to still find fuel at a reasonable price.

PETROL PRICES: Why local prices vary so much

Wildly varied petrol prices give local motorists a chance to still find fuel at a reasonable price.

Published a story 11th Jan 2017 5:53 PM

Former Grafton man Greg Smith never knew his Pop was interested in photography, until he found a box of ancient glass negatives.

Mystery behind century-old Maclean photos find

Former Grafton man Greg Smith never knew his Pop was interested in photography, until he found a box of ancient glass negatives.

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