Community News

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Bonalbo MPS is 'almost' a functioning hospital

Bonalbo MPS is 'almost' a functioning hospital

Open day at hospital celebrated

Projects worth $55 million ready for funding opportunities

Projects worth $55 million ready for funding opportunities

SIX big projects including Casino Racecourse and Showground 'shovel ready' in Richmond Valley.

Trio of producers earn delicious award

Trio of producers earn delicious award

They are three of 120 producers receiving awards nation wide across dairy, paddock, sea and earth categories.

No tenders received for $1.6million river project

No tenders received for $1.6million river project

COUNCIL had previously planned to have the Woodburn Riverside Precinct completed by December 15 this year but are having to reconsider how to get the job done.

49,000 tons of gravel and $2.9m to fix roads

49,000 tons of gravel and $2.9m to fix roads

49 RICHMOND Valley Council roads have been repaired since July after 2017 major weather events.

Clunes garage on the market for first time in 71 years

Clunes garage on the market for first time in 71 years

THRIVING petrol station, workshop and caryard on busy Lismore-Bangalow road could be yours for under $1.5m.

Tue 17 Apr 2018

99% of shark net by-catch non-targeted species

99% of shark net by-catch non-targeted species

OVERALL 131 non-targeted animals have been caught in the five nets.

Dramatic rescue to save teenager's beloved horse

Dramatic rescue to save teenager's beloved horse

EIGHT people were needed to save Buzz, who walked into a pond an couldn't get out.

Mon 16 Apr 2018

Could Mur'bah be back on screen in new Chris Lilley comedy?

Could Mur'bah be back on screen in new Chris Lilley comedy?

Rumours are that Chris Lilley is filming in the Tweed.

7-hour wait to get locals tickets for Splendour

7-hour wait to get locals tickets for Splendour

A "HUGE demand” for tickets saw people lined up for hours to secure their spot at the popular festival.

Where you can go ice skating at the beach

Where you can go ice skating at the beach

PORTABLE ice-skating rink here for the holidays.

In demand hairdresser opens third salon

In demand hairdresser opens third salon

THE new hairdresser in Lennox Head prides itself on customer service and helping clients on their dream hair journey.

4 towns about to get the NBN on the Northern Rivers

4 towns about to get the NBN on the Northern Rivers

FOR 5000 customers, the wait is almost over.

Sun 15 Apr 2018

De-stigmatising youth homelessness

De-stigmatising youth homelessness

A GROUP of students are opening up the conversation with classmates about youth homelessness in Lismore.

Sat 14 Apr 2018

Origami was his saviour battling cancer, now its a business

Origami was his saviour battling cancer, now its a business

SCOTT'S origami can now be found in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, and China.

Quiet man came from history-making grandfather

Quiet man came from history-making grandfather

HENRY Alexander was an unassuming farmer who didn't crave a public life.

Fri 13 Apr 2018

Huge swarm of bees find new home at Alstonville school

Huge swarm of bees find new home at Alstonville school

THE students had been learning about bees and even built a "bee hotel”, but they still weren't expecting this many visitors.

Say 'cheese' and here's to food festival

Say 'cheese' and here's to food festival

A $15,000 grant will help a Northern Rivers food festival be bigger and better than ever.

Thu 12 Apr 2018

New discount store opens in Lismore

New discount store opens in Lismore

ALL those weird and wonderful "must-have” products that you see on late-night TV ads are now available in a new pop-up shop.

Try a trade for a week with new council program

Try a trade for a week with new council program

WOMEN can try a trade of their choice at the council in civil construction, water operations, engineering or horticulture.

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