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Naughtons Gap Road to remain closed while landslip is monitored

April 8, 2021

NAUGHTONS Gap Road will remain closed for at least the next three months as Council assesses the landslip which occurred during last month’s flooding rains. Richmond Valley Council’s Director Community Service Delivery Angela Jones said the road was continuing to move following the initial landslip...

Records tumble as the NRLX breaks $10 million barrier

March 31, 2021

IN an inspirational turnaround since the devastating 2019 bushfires, the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange has celebrated its biggest ever week of sales in March, with combined revenue from three days of sales exceeding $10 million. Day one of the annual George & Fuhrmann weaner sale...

Applications for local heritage grants now open

March 24, 2021

Applications for small grants under the 2021-2022 Local Heritage Grants Scheme are being accepted for projects to undertake maintenance and repairs to heritage listed items in the Richmond Valley Council area. Council has $25,000 to award in heritage grants, on a matching dollar-for-dollar basis with...

Council seeks public input on reclassification of Casino land

March 3, 2021

WITH exciting plans underway to invest into Casino’s premier parks and playgrounds, and the need to secure funding for those plans, Richmond Valley Council is seeking community input on the reclassification of five small parcels of land identified as under-utilised by the community. The parks...

Some Casino parks closed as little reds take roost

February 12, 2021

CASINO’s flying fox “maternity camp” along the Richmond River has resulted in a few nearby parks being closed, with Richmond Valley Council urging residents and visitors to stay clear of the colony if possible. While it is not unusual to witness the influx of little...

Community invited to launch of Civic Hall Master Plan

February 11, 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council is welcoming the community to a public viewing of the draft master plan for the restoration of Casino Civic Hall, which will be held at the historic venue on Thursday 25 February from 4pm-6pm. The draft plan sets priorities for the renewal...

Funding available for events in the Richmond Valley

February 10, 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council's Event Funding Scheme is now open to enable organisers an opportunity to start planning their COVID-safe events. Funding is available for events to be held between 1 July 2021 and 30 June 2022. The Scheme’s aims are to fund meaningful, creative and...

Special job precinct set to turbocharge Richmond Valley economy

February 4, 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council has welcomed Deputy Premier John Barilaro’s announcement that it will be the location for the next Regional Job Precinct, the second of four precincts which are part of the NSW Government’s bush-led recovery from drought, floods, bushfires and COVID-19. Regional Job Precincts...

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