Suspicions over Rabbit Island fire

Suspicions over Rabbit Island fire

The cause of last Friday’s fire on Rabbit Island is being treated as suspicious. Rural Fire Network boss Ian Reade, who is based in Richmond, said the cause of the fire was still being investigated but anyone who saw people acting suspiciously at the eastern end of...
Water rations put in place

Water rations put in place

Rain earlier this week will have no affect on water restrictions put in place by the Tasman District Council. The council’s Dry Weather Taskforce convenor, Dennis Bush-King, says the rain on Sunday night was barely enough to make a dent in soil moisture levels on the...
2018 Biggest year for market day

2018 Biggest year for market day

Richmond’s annual market day was back for another year on Friday, December 28. The market day saw a large portion of Queen Street closed and filled with stalls by local business’ and vendors. Charlotte Bidlake of Richmond Unlimited, the organisers of the event, says...
Locals deliver for Bay Dreams

Locals deliver for Bay Dreams

It was hot, it was loud, and it was sweaty, but it was undeniably a success. The sold-out Bay Dreams festival brought 20,000 music lovers to Trafalgar Park on Friday and promoters say they are hoping to be back in 2020. With international acts such as Cardi B and Tash...