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Cattle sale smashes NRLX records

June 9, 2020

RECORDS were smashed at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange on Friday, with total turnover creeping above $4 million for the first time. Following a sustained boom in demand for cattle since February, the year-to-date cash turnover at the NRLX is on track to exceed $110...

Council backs local clubs, groups with cash grants

June 5, 2020

FROM bee hotels, bird boxes, and edible plants, to IT hardware, essential building upgrades, and sporting equipment, the latest round of Richmond Valley Council’s community grants program has delivered in spades for the Valley’s volunteer clubs and organisations. Council allocated a total of $75,000 in...

Council canvasses options for new NRLX fee structure

May 21, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council is seeking feedback from sellers and agents over options for a flexible new pricing structure at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, which aims to provide certainty for the industry over the next three years. Prior to the 2019-2020 financial year, amid severe...

Exciting projects on the Richmond Valley horizon

May 20, 2020

MAJOR improvements to the Casino Memorial Pool, a new Rappville Hall and expanded community precinct, and an upgraded Evans Head Library are some of the key items in Richmond Valley Council’s draft budget for the 2020-2021 financial year, which is on public exhibition until 16...

RVC backs first-ever Primex virtual field days

April 27, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council has thrown its support behind Australia’s first-ever virtual field days event by providing Primex with a one-off grant of $15,000 from funding it received under the NSW Government’s Bushfire Community Resilience and Economic Recovery Fund. The funding was provided through the Commonwealth-State...

Council saves big on insurance premiums

April 9, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council has saved its ratepayers almost $30,000 next year by undertaking an open and transparent tender process for its insurance premiums. Councillors recently voted to accept a tender from Civic Risk Mutual to provide insurance services for the next three years. Presently, Council...

Valley’s beaches closed to 4WD traffic from Tuesday 7 April

April 7, 2020

AFTER consultation with NSW Police and neighbouring Ballina Shire Council, Richmond Valley Council will close 4WD access points while keeping beaches open for essential public exercise. This decision is in line with the NSW Government's direction for people to stay at home, only drive for...

NRLX sales generate millions in revenue

March 31, 2020

DESPITE new COVID-19 operating procedures, the Northern  Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) had a massive turnover last week, generating $$8,286,220 in sales.   The three sales – held on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – saw 7784 head changing hands, with buyers joining in online for the...

No disruption to core Council services amid COVID-19 pandemic

March 24, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council is reassuring residents it is taking sensible measures to keep essential services operating. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said there would be no disruption to core Council services to the community. Mr Macdonald said Council’s customer contact centres in Casino and Evans Head...

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