Media releases - August 2017

Media releases for August 2017

25/08/2017 Let’s reclaim the past - NSW History Week
DO you have an interest in local history and a few hours to spare each week? Have you ever thought of volunteering? Read more ...
24/08/2017 Never miss bin day again
A NEW Clarence Valley Council waste app has been developed to allow users to keep track of their bin collection day with a customised collection schedule. Read more ...
24/08/2017 Julie Hutchings set to travel with Yulgilbar Fellowship
CLARENCE Valley artist Julie Hutchings has been awarded the 2017 Yulgilbar Travelling Fellowship and plans to travel to France next year to conduct artistic research and develop a body of work relating to Australia’s Indigenous Diggers. Read more ...
21/08/2017 Celebrate Children’s Book Week in the Clarence Valley
THIS year’s Children’s Book Week has the theme of ‘Escape to Everywhere’ and is running until August 25. To celebrate, Clarence Valley libraries are hosting a number of events to get the kids excited about reading. Read more ...
18/08/2017 Commitment to sustainability acknowledged
IN the biggest event of its kind since the Clarence Valley Living Sustainably Awards were launched seven years ago, multiple businesses, community groups and educational organisations have been rewarded for their commitment to environmental sustainability. Read more ...
18/08/2017 Romantic comedy author coming to Grafton
CLARENCE Valley residents have the chance to meet Australian author Janette Paul and take a hilarious road-trip to the Australian outback, with an enticing family mystery thrown in. Read more ...
14/08/2017 Turners Beach amenities to get a facelift
A MAJOR refurbishment of the public amenities at Yamba’s Turners Beach is scheduled to start on Monday. Read more ...
14/08/2017 Bus trip to Margaret Olley Art Centre planned
AN open invitation has been extended for people to join Grafton’s Gallery Foundation in a day bus trip to the Tweed Regional Gallery and Margaret Olley Art Centre to view the Margaret Olley, David Hockney and other exhibitions on Sunday, September 3. Read more ...
14/08/2017 Who’s hiding in your family tree?
UNLOCK the secrets of your past at your local library. Discover what mysteries are hidden in old family photographs or learn the secrets held by mouldy old documents, long forgotten by family members. Read more ...
9/08/2017 Solo exhibition by leading Australian artist
THE first major retrospective by leading Australian artist, Sandra Taylor, is being presented by the Grafton Regional Gallery. Read more ...
9/08/2017 Does this customer actually expect me to help them?
EVER experienced bad customer service? Ever stood waiting while staff joke with someone on the phone about the wonderful time they had at the party over the weekend? Ever got the feeling customer service staff would rather you just went away? Read more ...
4/08/2017 Yamba ocean rock pool closed indefinitely
THE Yamba ocean rock pool off Main Beach has been closed indefinitely after significant structural cracks were found during routine cleaning.  Read more...
4/08/2017 You eat with your eyes first
AS Australia’s Rural Woman of the Year for 2016, recognised photographer, food writer, deer farmer, social media expert and local food champion Sophie Hansen has an impressive resume. But it is a workshop that is bringing her to the Clarence Valley. Read more ... 
4/08/2017 A new round of heritage grant applications is now open
OWNERS of heritage items in Brushgrove, Chatsworth Island, Harwood, Lawrence, Maclean Tyndale, and Yamba are invited to make applications for the Clarence Valley Council’s 2017 heritage assistance grants. Read more ... 
2/08/2017 Brooms Head Holiday Park proposals for consideration
WHEN users and others with an interest in the Brooms Head Holiday Park were asked for their thoughts on the park’s future they came back with one clear message; they loved it as it was and did not want the park’s laidback feel to change.  Read more...
1/08/2017 Clarence Care + Support:  Targeting a new generation of support workers
CLARENCE Valley Council’s Care + Support services will host a stand at the My Future Fest event next Tuesday (August 8) at Grafton TAFE.  The event is targeting 15-21 year olds with career, training and health advice. Read more...

 

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