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Increased patrols on Airforce Beach to curb ‘hoons’

September 20, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council will increase ranger patrols from the start of the September school holidays as part of a broader strategy to address complaints of anti-social behaviour and traffic offences along the beach by some 4WD users. Alongside a heightened presence of rangers, Council will...

Council hands over keys to museum’s new home

September 20, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council has handed over the keys of the new Evans Head Living Museum building to the museum’s dedicated volunteers. The refurbished 1920s school building has undergone an extensive renovation courtesy of Richmond Valley Council, and will provide a stable home for the museum’s...

Casino water restrictions jump to level three

September 16, 2019

Richmond Valley Council will this week impose level three water restrictions on Casino residents and businesses who receive a town water supply. Level one restrictions were in force before today’s decision, however, with water consumption being a little higher than predicted, Council believed it prudent...

Redeveloped Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange open for business

September 9, 2019

The long-awaited multi-million dollar upgrade of the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) has finished, with the $7 million second stage being officially opened today by NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro. Mr Barilaro said it was a tremendous asset for the...

Casino-to-Eltham rail trail report out

June 25, 2019

A NORTHERN Rivers Rail Trail (NRRT) business case has been released ahead of tonight’s (Tuesday 25 June) Richmond Valley Council meeting. The business case, prepared by Bathurst-based consultancy BusinessSense, covers the 45km Casino-to-Eltham section of the 130kms Casino-to-Murwillumbah rail corridor. Richmond Valley and Lismore City...

Community groups benefit from $49,000 in financial assistance grants

June 12, 2019

TWENTY three local community groups across the Richmond Valley have shared in more than $49,000 for vital infrastructure and equipment purchases thanks to Richmond Valley Council’s Community Financial Assistance Program. This year’s recipients included sporting and recreation clubs, social support groups, community halls, conservation groups,...

Council seeks community views on the Woodburn Swimming Pool

June 5, 2019

Richmond Valley Council is holding a community meeting in Woodburn on June 12 to discuss long-term options for the Woodburn Swimming Pool and other opportunities for Woodburn. Council is also distributing a community survey about the pool and other priorities for the town, along with...

Council’s 2019-20 budget will deliver more for the Richmond Valley

May 23, 2019

RICHMOND Valley Council’s $60 million budget for 2019-20 features an $18.6 million investment in capital works to improve and maintain vital infrastructure and amenities for the community over the next 12 months. Alongside significant investments in road maintenance, waste management, water infrastructure and public amenities...

Independent tribunal approves full special rate variation

May 14, 2019

LOCAL roads, community infrastructure and recreational facilities have been given the go ahead to receive vital renewal funding following the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) approval of Richmond Valley Council’s application to increase the general rate above the rate peg. Council applied to IPART...

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