Daily Catch-Up: January 16, 2021

Forecast: Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely this evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds southeasterly 20 to 30 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.


  • GRAFTON: 15-29
  • YAMBA: 18-26
  • MACLEAN: 17-27
  • COPMANHURST: 14-28
  • WOOLI: 17-25
  • BARYULGIL: 18-32



Joseph Lawrence (Laurie) Hoade
Late of Ulmarra, passed away peacefully on January 10, 2021, aged 90 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend Laurie's funeral service, to be held at St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Tyson St, South Grafton on Monday January 18 at 10.30am.

Philip Scott Down
Late of Warregah Island, formerly of Ireland. Relatives and friends are invited to join a celebration for Phil's life at the Ashby Hall, Lismore St, Ashby on Thursday, January 21 at 2pm. Please wear a bright party shirt and BYO drinks for cheers. 

Stuart Luscombe
Formerly of Sydney, late of Grafton, passed away on December 30, 2020 aged 77 years. A private burial will take place. 

Kevin John Randall
A proud Yaegl man of Maclean and Yamba, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2021 aged 68 years. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his graveside funeral service to be held at the Lower Clarence Lawn Cemetery, Brooms Head Rd, Townsend, on Monday January 18 at 11am. 

Ralph William Scott
Late of Brooms Head, passed away peacefully on January 13, 2021 aged 80 years.  Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service to be held at Brooms Head Hall, 35 Ocean Rd, Brooms Head on Wednesday January 20 at 11am. 




1547 Ivan IV the Terrible crowns himself first tsar of Moscow

1920 1st assembly of the League of Nations is held in Paris

1933  During cricket's Bodyline Tour Australian batsman Bert Oldfield's skull is fractured by a delivery bowled by Englishman Harold Larwood during the third test in Adelaide

1963 Los Angeles night club and music venue The Whiskey A-Go-Go opens



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