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Lower Clarence five, bag a staggering twenty-three medals

The haul was made at the 2017 Queensland Masters Championship Regatta held at Coomera Lake on Saturday and Sunday, April 7-8 The ...

Buccaneers all ready for first game this weekend

The Pacific Hotel Yamba Buccaneers will launch their season against Murwillumbah this weekend (22 April). The team’s preparations have been ...

Greg Johnson and Martyn Wood take Yamba Major Pairs

The long anticipated final of the 2017 Major Pairs Championship the seasoned combination of Greg Johnson and Martyn Wood and the ‘Dynamic ...
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ENTERTAINMENT

Another great year for young valley musos

Every year the bar gets raised a couple notches at the Bluesfest busking competition. The under 18 category this year was limited to 24 entries which included more than a few youngsters who had hundreds and even thousands of kilometres to compete. For some of them it was their third or 4th competition this year. So ...

The Harwood calls

Willie Hona calls Iluka home these days, but in the mid 1980s he was the front man for New Zealand band, Herbs – perhaps best known in Australia for teaming up with Dave Dobbyn for the #1 hit, Slice of Heaven. In 1984, Hona was working as a cabaret artist before he took his place as the new front man for Herbs. He contributed two songs to the ...