January 2017

Published a story 18th Jan 2017 5:07 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 4:50 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 3:53 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 5:14 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 4:36 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 12:41 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 5:09 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 5:04 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 4:53 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.

Published a story 10th Jan 2017 4:47 PM

Plan to live with flying foxes outlines creation of buffer zones and increase in alternative habitats.

Latest plan to live with flying foxes coming next month

Plan to live with flying foxes outlines creation of buffer zones and increase in alternative habitats.

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