Media releases - May 2017

Media releases for May 2017

25/05/2017 Consultation dates for council’s financial and planning documents announced
RESIDENTS throughout the Clarence Valley will have the opportunity to discuss the council’s suite of draft planning and financial documents with councillors and staff over five days next week. Read more ...
24/05/2017 Councillor listening tour continues
CLARENCE Valley councillors will be out and about again on Friday as they continue their listening tour of the area.  Read more ...
24/05/2017 Environment Day connects people with nature
THE theme for World Environment Day 2017, Connecting People to Nature, implores people to get outdoors and into nature, to appreciate its beauty and its importance, and to take forward the call to protect the Earth that we share.  Read more ...
24/05/2017 Kerbside bins are no place for dead animals
DEAD animals have shown up on the sorting line at the materials recycling facility in South Grafton for the third time in a week, prompting a plea from the Clarence Valley Council for people to be sympathetic to those who have to sort waste. Read more ...
22/05/2017 Where have all the cooks gone?
YAMBA restaurants and cafes were so busy filling orders from hungry visitors last December many were left short staffed.  Read more ...
17/05/2017 Australian representatives to play in Men’s Masters State Hockey Championships
THEY like to be called the gentlemen of hockey and 380 of them will experience the delights of Grafton this weekend, in between vying for the State Title of the NSW Men’s Masters over 50s Hockey Championship.  Read more ...
17/05/2017 Tough decisions to be Fit for the Future
A RANGE of savings and revenue measures with a combined value of about $15.5million over four years have been adopted by the Clarence Valley Council and will go out for public consultation. Read more ...
17/05/2017 Clarence Valley chases natural disaster relief funding
WILD weather at the end of March has left Clarence Valley Council with a damages bill of more than $2 million, but unlike its neighbours the council has received no offer of financial help from the State and Federal governments. Read more ...
16/05/2017 Yamba to honour home-grown Wallaby: Kane Douglas
YAMBA nature lovers have an opportunity to spot a rare Wallaby in the area this Saturday.  Read more ...
16/05/2017 Celebrating the role of libraries
ALL libraries of the Clarence Regional Library service will join libraries across Australia to celebrate Library and Information Week 2017 from May 22-28. Read more ...
12/05/2017 Another milestone for McLachlan Park
THE redevelopment of Maclean’s McLachlan Park hit another milestone this week when piles to support the new pontoon were hammered home. Read more ...
10/05/2017 Take a walk with the artists
THE …On a Walk exhibition, which showcases the work of artistic friends Susan Harris and Nicola Moss, officially opens at the Grafton Regional Gallery tomorrow (May 12) at 5.30pm. Read more ...
9/05/2017 Indigenous artworks on show
THE Grafton Regional Gallery is showcasing a selection of Indigenous artworks from its collection displayed in historic Prentice House. Read more ...
8/05/2017 Indigenous trainees learning on the job
FOUR Indigenous high school students have just taken up school-based traineeships with the Clarence Valley Council.  Read more ...
8/05/2017 Wild Australia at the Grafton Regional Gallery
WILD Australia, on tour from the University of Queensland Anthropology Museum, will officially open at the Grafton Regional Gallery on Friday (May 12) at 5.30pm, followed by a Wild Australia Curator’s Seminar on Saturday (May 13) at 10am. Read more ...
5/05/2017 2017 Archibald to tour to Grafton
ARTISTS and art enthusiasts are eagerly waiting this year’s Archibald Prize when it tours the Grafton Regional Gallery early next year.  Read more ...
4/05/2017 Clarence Valley tops 1,000,000 visitors for the first time
THE number of visitors to the Clarence Valley has topped the one million mark for the first time. Read more ...
4/05/2017 Grafton’s flood protection clarified
RECENT major flooding in the Tweed and Richmond and moderate flooding in the Clarence has helped illustrate a lack of understanding of flood protection in and around Grafton, according to Clarence Valley Council local emergency management officer, Kieran McAndrew. Read more ...
3/05/2017 Councillors announce listening session locations, dates
CLARENCE Valley councillors have announced dates for their current round of listening sessions across the council area. Read more ...
3/05/2017 Free cyber safety for older people
OLDER Clarence Valley residents will be able to get free advice on how to improve their online security as part of National Law Week. Read more ...
3/05/2017 Business is flourishing in the Clarence
THE Clarence Valley economy grew by 5.9% in 2015/16, or close to 2.5% more than the average for New South Wales of 3.5%, according to figures provided to the Clarence Valley Council. Read more ...

 

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