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Richmond Valley Council communicates its initiatives through traditional media by generating and distributing media releases. Copies are available below. Council also disseminates information via social media on Facebook – and via e-Newsletters.

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New Rappville community precinct one step closer

September 18, 2020

CONSTRUCTION of the new Rappville Hall is one step closer after the consolidation of two parcels of land Richmond Valley Council acquired to progress the project. At its ordinary meeting on Tuesday 15 September, Council voted unanimously to consolidate the two lots at 3 Lyons...

Airforce Beach off-leash dog area extended

September 18, 2020

IN a win for dog walking enthusiasts, Richmond Valley Council has voted to extend the popular Evans Head off-leash area on Airforce Beach, and install additional dog walking amenities such as pet-friendly water fountains and dropping bag dispensers. At its ordinary meeting on Tuesday 15...

Deputy Mayor Steve Morrissey re-elected for a third year

September 18, 2020

Richmond Valley Council Deputy Mayor Steve Morrissey has been elected unopposed to the position for another 12 months, following a unanimous Council vote at Tuesday’s ordinary meeting (15 September). A key responsibility of the Deputy Mayor is to carry out engagements on behalf of the...

Round one of Valley’s annual community grants program kicks off

September 3, 2020

THE first round of Richmond Valley Council’s annual community grants program has started, with around $37,500 available to support the growth of local sporting clubs, charities, and community organisations across the Valley. The Community Financial Assistance Program supports local volunteer-based groups with activities and projects...

In memory of Charlie Cox, OAM

August 19, 2020

Speech by Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow, Wednesday 19 August 2020   Thank you Robyn and Charlie’s family for giving Narelle and I the opportunity to be present today and the privilege for me to speak. It seems like I have known Charlie for...

New Rappville Hall plans unveiled

August 17, 2020

RICHMOND Valley Council has unveiled exciting new plans for the rebuilding of Rappville’s community hall, in what is a major milestone for the recovery effort following last year’s bushfire disaster. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said the construction of a new hall was one of Council’s...

Decades-long records continue to fall at NRLX

July 1, 2020

AS throughput records continue to tumble at the Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange, turnover has now become a key focus with sales last week falling just shy of the all-time record of $113,616,791, coming in at $113,421,627. Wednesday’s prime sale and Friday’s Casino bull and heifer...

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...

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