Community News

Tue 12 May 2020

Grafton local recognised for stroke volunteering efforts

premium_icon Grafton local recognised for stroke volunteering efforts

‘I wanted to do all I could to help others avoid stroke by encouraging them to understand their risk factors and make healthy lifestyle choices.’

Mon 11 May 2020

DIG DEEP: How you can keep our rescue chopper in the air

premium_icon DIG DEEP: How you can keep our rescue chopper in the air

With face-to-face fundraising at a standstill, helicopter’s annual appeal will help save lives in our area.

Daily puzzles and Sudoku another reason to subscribe

Daily puzzles and Sudoku another reason to subscribe

ONE of the most loved things for many people about the daily newspaper experience is doing the crosswords and puzzles. Now you can do them on our website.

Thu 7 May 2020

100 years later, Clarence response is eerily similar

premium_icon 100 years later, Clarence response is eerily similar

Was a quarantine clinic set up at Maclean Showground enough to handle the pandemic?

Thu 30 Apr 2020

NO AWARDS: Focus shifts to resilience and recovery

premium_icon NO AWARDS: Focus shifts to resilience and recovery

‘The crisis will end ... when it does, the Valley will emerge into a changed world. How we react, now and then, will shape our community for decades.’

Sat 25 Apr 2020

Page family's World War II tragedy

premium_icon Page family's World War II tragedy

Robert Page relived the history of his families involvement in World War I and II, and the death of Harold and Robert Page.

ANZAC DAY 2020: Clarence Valley lights up the dawn

premium_icon ANZAC DAY 2020: Clarence Valley lights up the dawn

RESIDENTS across region stood together in solidarity to for our Anzacs this morning. Here's how many showed their respects...

Window into our Anzac past

premium_icon Window into our Anzac past

Annette Brotherson continues her tradition of telling stories through her commemorative displays.

Fri 24 Apr 2020

Highlights from 2019 Anzac Day across the Clarence Valley

premium_icon Highlights from 2019 Anzac Day across the Clarence Valley

Take a look back at The Daily Examiner's rolling coverage of the 2019 Anzac Day commemorations held throughout the Clarence Valley.

RSL Dawn Service to hit the airwaves of the Clarence

premium_icon RSL Dawn Service to hit the airwaves of the Clarence

People encouraged to stand at the end of their driveways and listen to 20-minute pre-recording on local radio station 2GF.

WATCH LIVE: The Last Post from a social distance

premium_icon WATCH LIVE: The Last Post from a social distance

GRAFTON buglist of Gary Nichols lights up the dawn from the end of his driveway on Anzac Day to maintain a 30-year tradition.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

Anzac traditions vital, despite COVID-19 challenge

premium_icon Anzac traditions vital, despite COVID-19 challenge

Over the years South Grafton RSL Sub-Branch’s Bob Hayes has balanced his instinct for putting on a good show with a tendency for tradition and protocol.

Church to stream Anzac Day service online

premium_icon Church to stream Anzac Day service online

CHRIST Church Cathedral Grafton’s Anzac Day Service will be streamed online due to the restrictions on social gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sun 19 Apr 2020

Dougherty Villa’s birds spread their wings

premium_icon Dougherty Villa’s birds spread their wings

Clarence+ article highlights new commission at Dougherty Villa

Sat 18 Apr 2020

FORGOTTEN HEROES: Robins takes up new fight for volunteers

premium_icon FORGOTTEN HEROES: Robins takes up new fight for volunteers

‘I made a promise to some very special volunteers that I would not give up on them’

Fri 17 Apr 2020

An out-of-the-box solution for local youth

premium_icon An out-of-the-box solution for local youth

To prepare for after the coronavirus era, youth hubs and indigenous programs have been funded

Tue 14 Apr 2020

Pipers pay tribute as Maclean misses Highland Gathering

premium_icon Pipers pay tribute as Maclean misses Highland Gathering

Band members across the country play together to remember Alistair Wallace

Sat 11 Apr 2020

WATCH: Maclean’s lone piper keeps tradition alive

premium_icon WATCH: Maclean’s lone piper keeps tradition alive

It was a walk that piper Ross McLachlan has made more than 50 times over the years, with a different feel this year

VALE: Dr Bill passes away at 102

premium_icon VALE: Dr Bill passes away at 102

He was a man of his community, serving Grafton and Australia as an eye doctor, and known for his caring nature

Tue 7 Apr 2020

Maclean Lions wind up return and earn operation as a success

premium_icon Maclean Lions wind up return and earn operation as a success

Lions Club of Maclean processed more than half a million containers in seven months at their Townsend shed

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