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Marine algae warning for Evans River

14 January 2023

THE combination of calm conditions, northerly currents and warm water temperatures has seen marine algae blooms grow in and around Evans Head beaches and most recently the Evans River. Trichodesmium (marine algae) appears naturally in tropical and subtropical ocean waters and are commonly known as...

NRLX business plan sets path to growth

21 December 2022

THE Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) will be seeking expressions of interest from agencies looking to provide services at the state-of-the-art facility following decisions made at Council’s 20 December meeting. NRLX Operations Manager Brad Willis is pleased Council last night endorsed the 2022 NRLX Business...

Country music stars headline new community event

16 December 2022

SOME of the biggest country music stars in Australia are heading to Casino next year as part of the inaugural Super Sunday Family Fun Day. Tasmanian-born The Wolfe Brothers will headline the free event at Queen Elizabeth Park on Sunday 22 January, alongside singer-songwriter Catherine...

Council thanks BlazeAid volunteers

15 December 2022

AS BlazeAid’s tenure in the Richmond Valley winds down, Richmond Valley Council will take the opportunity to write to the charity’s founder Kevin Butler to thank him and his many volunteers for their support of the community over the past three years. Council has hosted...

After fire and flood, Richmond Valley puts produce on the map

17 November 2022

PRODUCERS from the Richmond Valley and surrounds will stage a gourmet experience to put them squarely on the culinary map. The Richmond Valley Made Paddock-to-Plate Feast will be held under the stars in the gardens of Windara, Casino, on Friday 25 November. Commissioned by Richmond...

Primex battleground for 2022 Best Tasting Tap Water title

8 November 2022

AUSTRALIA’S best tasting tap water will be decided on Saturday 12 November when the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) and Richmond Valley Council host the Ixom 2022 Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia competition. Water authorities from various regional and metropolitan areas across...

NRLX cracks number two spot

28 October 2022

IN just three short years, the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (NRLX) has outperformed key regional livestock markets to become number two in NSW for throughput. According to Meat & Livestock Australia’s 2018-2019 NSW cattle saleyard survey, the NRLX was sitting at number seven in NSW....

Community race day to honour ‘local heroes’

10 October 2022

GET trackside with family and friends on Saturday 22 October at the Casino Racecourse to celebrate those who have helped us through some of the worst natural disasters on record. Twelve natural disasters and a pandemic have taken their toll on the Richmond Valley over...

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