Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

February

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

February

Article excerpt

FEB 1-2: Driven by a desire to protect church money, the Anglican Diocese of Grafton" comprehensively failed" victims of child sex abuse and in some cases, damaged them further, the royal commission heard.

FEB 3: The people of the Clarence Valley spoke and council and the state government listened as the Jaca Thursday half-day holiday was reinstated for 2014.

FEB 4: The former Woodford Dale Public School building is sold at auction to neighbour, and front office worker Vicki Munro who is planning to restore the property back into a residence.

FEB 5: Yamba residents thought all their dreams had come true when what appeared to be beer ran from their taps until they realised it was in fact brown dirty water.

FEB 6: Grafton Brothers cricket club plans to wear pink on February 22 for the national Pink Stumps Day to raise awareness of breast cancer and the McGrath foundation.

FEB 7: Volunteer firefigther and bread delivery man Chris Lawler gives his boss the thumbs up for allowing him to drop everything at a moment's notice if duty calls.

FEB 8-9: The Sydney Travelling Film Festival is confirmed as the main event in this year's PLUNGE program.

FEB 10: After a second application it looks set that an explosives depot will be built at Mororo.

FEB 11: Grafton's Clint Jackson was sentenced to 12-month suspended jail term after he pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified and driving under the influence of drugs.

FEB 12: The most popular baby names in Grafton in 2013 were Harrison (boys) and Ruby (girls) and the Examiner found the tots to prove it.

FEB 13: The revenue benefits of the Yamba Triathlon are recognised in a report to Clarence Valley Council. It estimated that the event delivered $640,000 to the community in its first year but could nearly double that in the future.

FEB 14: Coffs/Clarence police have discovered the biggest pill production haul in Australia history uncovering a record amount of PMMA oil which is enough to create 480,000 ecstasy-like pills with a street value of $18million.

FEB 15-16: A new North Coast hockey competition will see the best players in Grafton line-up against the best on the North Coast. …

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