Community News

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Retro community mourns the loss of Valley's fashion icon

Retro community mourns the loss of Valley's fashion icon

'Virginia is a truly beautiful soul, a woman of great strength and courage who inspired so many people.'

Tue 18 Sep 2018

Crowdfunding campaign for family who lost dog, home in fire

Crowdfunding campaign for family who lost dog, home in fire

A Go Fund Me campaign has been set up for the Murwillumbah family of seven.

Clarence Valley outperforms NSW in tourism growth

premium_icon Clarence Valley outperforms NSW in tourism growth

Tourism has become one of the Valley's biggest employers with 6.8 per cent of people employed in the Valley working in tourism and hospitality

Mon 17 Sep 2018

Nudists rally for their clothing-optional beach

premium_icon Nudists rally for their clothing-optional beach

CLOTHES were shed en masse at Tyagarah Beach yesterday as nudists and skinny dippers rallied for the permanence of a clothing-optional beach.

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Is this the most inconvenient breakdown ever?

Is this the most inconvenient breakdown ever?

A BUS broke down in a very inconvenient spot today.

Fri 14 Sep 2018

Family and friends say goodbye to Laurie

premium_icon Family and friends say goodbye to Laurie

Family friend said Laurie Stephenson's life could be summed up in two sayings: "he loved, and he was loved, and he was a gentle man who was a gentleman"

Scam’s sick twist targets couple in their 70s

premium_icon Scam’s sick twist targets couple in their 70s

"I'M 79, it's hard enough trying to keep your wits about you without having to try to battle the scammers."

'Disgusting, heartless' koala hit and run

'Disgusting, heartless' koala hit and run

A HIT and run of a little koala in broad daylight has left the witness shaken and angry.

Thu 13 Sep 2018

MP denies using funds for husband's election campaign

MP denies using funds for husband's election campaign

Tweed MP Geoff Provest wants a full investigation into campaign to "delay" hospital.

Development approved despite concerns

premium_icon Development approved despite concerns

It didn’t satisfy requirements, but will still go ahead

Nudists to hit the shores this weekend for rally

Nudists to hit the shores this weekend for rally

NUDISTS to rally for their "right to clothes optional beaches".

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Wear your heart on your sleeve for suicide prevention

Wear your heart on your sleeve for suicide prevention

ON NOVEMBER 30 last year, Daniel took his own life, and on the anniversary of his death, his mum Michele is asking everyone to wear their heart on their sleeve.

Fraud crimes on the rise in Clarence Valley

premium_icon Fraud crimes on the rise in Clarence Valley

THE LATEST crime statistics, released by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, indicates a 58 per cent rise in fraud over the past two years

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Community has its say on Tweed Valley Hospital master plan

Community has its say on Tweed Valley Hospital master plan

The panel will assess key parts of the master plan to ensure the best services are included

Medical treatment eating away at family's super fund

Medical treatment eating away at family's super fund

A Murwillumbah father has started a GoFundMe campaign to help with living costs as his wife undergoes treatment.

Councillors must be brave in new arts centre considerations

premium_icon Councillors must be brave in new arts centre considerations

Friends of the Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery have called on Coffs Harbour City councillors to seize the arts and cultural opportunity for the city.

Inspirational young farmer with an eggsellent goal

premium_icon Inspirational young farmer with an eggsellent goal

OLIVER Bora is a young farmer on a sustainable mission.

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Tulle twist on plastic bag problem

Tulle twist on plastic bag problem

Grafton woman Leah Stevenson from Lasting Impressions Bridal and Formal Wear decided to create her own re-usable produce bags and share them with the community

Fri 7 Sep 2018

An iconic part of Grafton's history turns 125

premium_icon An iconic part of Grafton's history turns 125

One of Grafton's oldest buildings has an intriguing history. Go behind the ornate 1800s doors and bullet-ridden walls in The Daily Examiner's exclusive tour

Teen off to Big Apple for modelling dream

premium_icon Teen off to Big Apple for modelling dream

'People always see the final product and they don't take into account what (happens) behind the scenes.'

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