Environment project for local children

Environment project for local children

A group of children from Richmond School got together with teacher and game developer Bob Reynolds to play board games and show their concerns about the environment. The students are part of the school’s conservation group and they were introduced to an updated...
Medicine spring-clean at McGlashen Pharmacy

Medicine spring-clean at McGlashen Pharmacy

Now is the time to get rid of all those old unwanted medicines which you have stored at home and no longer require. McGlashen Pharmacy is calling for people to ‘spring-clean’ their old medicines by taking them in for proper disposal. “We collect old medications so...
Rubbish picked from Richmond’s shores

Rubbish picked from Richmond’s shores

A total of 340 kgs of rubbish was removed in a mornings work from our local shorelines recently. A team of 15 members from the ‘Keep Richmond Beautiful’ organisation found rubbish such as car parts, iron, synthetic material and even electric oil heaters, along with...
Councillor  acting  ‘odd’ on  election trail

Councillor acting ‘odd’ on election trail

Jacob Page Tasman District councillor and Richmond ward incumbent Mark Greening’s door-to-door campaign behaviour has been labelled ”aggressive” and ”odd” by two separate Richmond residents during this year’s council elections. Negative comments made towards cyclists...
Local fire brigade officer gets 25 year Gold Star

Local fire brigade officer gets 25 year Gold Star

Richmond’s Volunteer Fire Brigade and the local community had an excellent reason to celebrate on Saturday evening. Station Officer Nathan Freeman was awarded a 25-year Gold Star, from United Fire Brigades Association (UFBA). “It’s a recognition of the service,” says...
Kids, fun and the elderly

Kids, fun and the elderly

A group of children have been improving the quality of life for the residents of the Stillwater Retirement Village. The children from The Tree House Early Learning Centre visit the seniors every Friday for singing, playing and having fun. “The children are always...