Coffs and Clarence News

Sun 23 Dec 2018

Group guide: Coffs and Clarence

Group guide: Coffs and Clarence

CHRISTMAS CELEBRATIONS: Aspiring Grafton VIEW club members Barbara Franks and Merrille Trill, accompanied by Norma Melino (centre), cut the Christmas cake.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Get in quick! Seniors urged to book tickets for Gala Concert

Get in quick! Seniors urged to book tickets for Gala Concert

MEMBER for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser encourages local seniors to book their spot for the 2019 Premier’s Gala Concerts in Sydney.

Sun 2 Dec 2018

Friends, fun and mallets - what's not to love about croquet?

Friends, fun and mallets - what's not to love about croquet?

WHEN a friend introduced Rosemary Stillman to croquet back in 1983 she wasn't sure about the game, but 35 years later, she's now playing twice a week!

Sat 1 Dec 2018

Christmas spirit comes alive with street market

Christmas spirit comes alive with street market

THERE will be no Grinch's in Dorrigo with the small town's main street taking on the full Christmas Spirit with the a Made In Dorrigo Street Market.

Fri 30 Nov 2018

Volunteer shocked to be named Hidden Treasure

Volunteer shocked to be named Hidden Treasure

COFFS Harbour's Ingrid Gardiner got quite a shock when she was named in the 2018 Hidden Treasures Honour Roll early this month.

Wed 28 Nov 2018

Coffs museum gains funds to tell region's story

Coffs museum gains funds to tell region's story

THE Coffs Harbour Regional Museum has been given a $5,500 grant to help with their collection.

Thu 8 Nov 2018

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

WATCH: Baseball-sized hail pounds the Mid North Coast

RESIDENTS are assessing the damage from a barrage of baseball-sized hailstones powered by an intense storm that swept through the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Tue 30 Oct 2018

Coffs Coast kicking goals after masterful tournament

Coffs Coast kicking goals after masterful tournament

COFFS Harbour could see itself come a regular fixture on the AFL Masters circuit following the success of the 2018 AFL Masters National Carnival this month.

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Family history goes hand in hand with Dorrigo Show

Family history goes hand in hand with Dorrigo Show

THERE'S always a Burley involved at the Dorrigo Show - the family has either been on a committee, helping to run or just exhibiting their cattle.

'A debt of honour': Remembrance Day a special moment for Bob

'A debt of honour': Remembrance Day a special moment for Bob

REMEMBERANCE day will take on a special feel for the people of Dorrigo and for one of their number particularly - Dorrigo RSL Sub Branch Secretary Bob Denner.

Sun 28 Oct 2018

Jacaranda Festival blooming on 'tradition and memories'

Jacaranda Festival blooming on 'tradition and memories'

THE iconic Jacaranda Festival continues to grow while other events are failing - so what's the secret? You just have to ask Helen Templeton.

Sun 7 Oct 2018

Stroke survivors needed to share stories and save others

Stroke survivors needed to share stories and save others

STROKE Survivor Sue Bowden is hoping to inspire other's in her position in the Coffs area to get out and help boost stroke awareness.

Sat 6 Oct 2018

Seniors to rely on IQ to help reduce risk of falls

Seniors to rely on IQ to help reduce risk of falls

DOCTOR Hilton Beck believes he has found the solution for reducing the risk of falls for mature-aged Australians - The IQ Stick.

Thu 4 Oct 2018

New scheme to help seniors with mental health

New scheme to help seniors with mental health

COFFS Harbour seniors and those working with older people are set to be part of a new Older Persons Mental Health First Aid Training scheme.

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Local author set to take us on an emotional journey

Local author set to take us on an emotional journey

LOCAL author Kim Hodges returns to the Harry Bailey Memorial Library, Coffs Harbour, to discuss her new book 'Girl over the Edge',

SES veterans honoured at local award ceremony

SES veterans honoured at local award ceremony

RAY Faggotter was one of 40 NSW Clarence Nambucca Region SES volunteers honoured at local award ceremony at Coffs Harbour late last month.

Fri 28 Sep 2018

War veteran elated after return of stolen medals

War veteran elated after return of stolen medals

WAR veteran Gary Wilson thought he lost a big part of his life when his medals were stolen. But then they found their way home.

Sat 1 Sep 2018

Bellingen Spring Plant Fair grows bigger each year

Bellingen Spring Plant Fair grows bigger each year

THIS year’s Bellingen Spring Plant Fair will be far bigger than the two or three nurseries that took part in the first event back in 1990.

Thu 30 Aug 2018

Coffs country music fans to celebrate Buddy Williams 100th

Coffs country music fans to celebrate Buddy Williams 100th

HE WAS known as the Yodelling Jackaroo, one of Australia’s very first recording artists, radio personality Cliff Hudson, he was a friend.

Tue 28 Aug 2018

Mike Rubbo reveals the backstory to Travels with My Art

Mike Rubbo reveals the backstory to Travels with My Art

THE next Author Talk at Harry Bailey Memorial Library is a chance to visit the past and live in the now with an eye to the future thanks to the Mike Rubbo.

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