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Yamba Lions leaders commence their terms

The Yamba Lions Club's Change Over took place in June and our new Board has been inducted. The following are the main Lions at the helm: ...


Painting for life

Jim Hourigan (pictured at Yamba Fair last week) likes to paint and when all is done and dusted, profits from his labours of love are donated to ...

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Setting a steady course

A year on from the last time Toby Campbell, 13, spoke with the Independent, he has made steady improvement, as shown by his efforts at NSW ...

Grafton Rifle Club

The Grafton Target Rifle Club fired from the 500 yard mound on Saturday July 15 for the third stage of the Treasurer’s Trophy. The 13 competi...

The ladies dominate in Open One Bowl Singles

On Saturday, the inaugural Open One Bowl Singles competition was staged with 48 bowlers taking an interest in the $150 ‘winner take all’ ...

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Jacarandas candidates line up

The 2017 Jacaranda Festival kicked off on Sunday afternoon with the annual ‘Meet and Greet’ afternoon tea, ...