Arson Suspected

Arson Suspected

It is believed that arson is to blame for the burnt-out car found sitting in a Richmond car park last Thursday morning. The car, a green 1995 Honda CRV, was discovered in the Petrie Car Park in Richmond behind Sundial Square by local business owners early Thursday...
Fire concert a roaring success

Fire concert a roaring success

The forest fire concert on Saturday was a fantastic success, organisers say. People from all over the region had the chance to come and say thanks to the first responders and volunteers who helped fight the Pigeon Valley fire in February.   Nearly 3000 people...
Wakefield Apple Fair growth continues

Wakefield Apple Fair growth continues

This Sunday’s Wakefield Apple Fair promises to be the biggest and best yet, with organisers expecting to better last year’s crowd of 4000 people.   The event, now into its sixth year, started small with about 500 people coming along, organising committee member...
Concert needs your support

Concert needs your support

It’s all systems go for this Saturday’s Forest Fire Concert.   It promises to be a great afternoon of entertainment at the A & P Showgrounds in Richmond, beginning at 1pm and going through until about 6pm.   Headline act The Waratahs will be supported by...
Lane pool closed

Lane pool closed

The 25-metre lane pool at the Richmond Aquatic Centre has temporarily closed, as the centre undertakes some much-needed repairs on the pool over the next few months.   The lane pool will be closed for two months, between March 25 and May 25, for scheduled...
Local woman wins education grant

Local woman wins education grant

For the past six years, Waimea Soroptimists have been giving an education grant to a local woman over the age of 25 who is studying at a tertiary institute. The Soroptimist International of Waimea Education Grant has been made annually since 2013. The grant is a sum...