March 2015

Published a story 22nd Mar 2015 12:02 PM

BETTY Layton has been a volunteer at Dougherty Villa for 20 years and at 88 is older than many of the people she cares for.

Volunteer Betty still going strong at 88

BETTY Layton has been a volunteer at Dougherty Villa for 20 years and at 88 is older than many of the people she cares for.

Published a story 17th Mar 2015 6:25 AM

DEMENTIA is the health epidemic of the future says a Grafton woman about to graduate from the first Bachelor of Dementia Care degree course in Australia.

Dementia epidemic about to get whole lot worse for Clarence

DEMENTIA is the health epidemic of the future says a Grafton woman about to graduate from the first Bachelor of Dementia Care degree course in Australia.

Published a story 17th Mar 2015 6:21 AM

“CONFRONTING” is a word Annie Hackett uses often when she talks about the impact dementia is having on her extended family.

Live in the present with dementia sufferers

“CONFRONTING” is a word Annie Hackett uses often when she talks about the impact dementia is having on her extended family.

Published a story 16th Mar 2015 2:36 PM

THERE was something in the way their eyes met that sparked a memory in Roy Willetts mind.

Waiting for a call from a girl he once knew

THERE was something in the way their eyes met that sparked a memory in Roy Willetts mind.

Published a story 12th Mar 2015 6:28 AM

THE chance to save ratepayers $200,000 has led Mayor Richie Williamson to argue for Grafton to forgo a dedicated council meeting room.

A $500,000 QUESTION: Mayor prefers a space ‘to earn a quid’

THE chance to save ratepayers $200,000 has led Mayor Richie Williamson to argue for Grafton to forgo a dedicated council meeting room.

Published a story 12th Mar 2015 6:24 AM

THE next tenants of the cafe at the Grafton Regional Gallery should take possession of a kitchen with a $20,000 refit.

Gallery kitchen revamp

THE next tenants of the cafe at the Grafton Regional Gallery should take possession of a kitchen with a $20,000 refit.

Published a story 11th Mar 2015 6:22 AM

VALLEY junior rugby players will be hoping they can finish the competition on a high note when they play WA at the weekend.

Golden chance for junior rugby union players

VALLEY junior rugby players will be hoping they can finish the competition on a high note when they play WA at the weekend.

Published a story 10th Mar 2015 7:06 AM

WANNABE cowboys cantest their bullriding skills at a country night of fun at the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen’s Club.

Country night of fun will get you in the bullriding mood

WANNABE cowboys cantest their bullriding skills at a country night of fun at the South Grafton Ex-Servicemen’s Club.

Published a story 10th Mar 2015 5:55 AM

CLARENCE Valley Council will consider a plan to remove 21 community playgrounds because they are too costly to maintain and boring to use.

Council looks to cut playgounds

CLARENCE Valley Council will consider a plan to remove 21 community playgrounds because they are too costly to maintain and boring to use.

Published a story 9th Mar 2015 6:14 AM

GI TUCABIA Copmanhurst Premier League cricket team has kept its premiership hopes alive with a hard fought win over Coutts Crossing in the minor semi-final.

Tucabia breathes sigh of relief Cricket

GI TUCABIA Copmanhurst Premier League cricket team has kept its premiership hopes alive with a hard fought win over Coutts Crossing in the minor semi-final.

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