Wine & Food Festival returns to Richmond

Wine & Food Festival returns to Richmond

Drought and fire risk prevented the popular Nelson Wine and Food festival from happening earlier this year, but that hasn’t deterred organisers from forging ahead for 2020. The Rotary Club of Richmond is currently busy organising one of the region’s most popular...
Richmond link to cutting edge architecture

Richmond link to cutting edge architecture

A former Richmond woman has attracted media attention in Australia for her work designing buildings that help to achieve better outcomes for mental health services and their patients. Stephanie Liddicoat, whose parents still live in Richmond, last month was the focus...
Hive health checks offered

Hive health checks offered

The Nelson Beekeepers Club wants to help beekeepers in the area to make sure their hives are healthy going into winter. Beekeeping can be tricky, and sometimes help and support can go a long way.   The club, which meets every month at the Richmond Showgrounds, is...
Terry calls time on delivery rounds

Terry calls time on delivery rounds

Colin Williscroft After about 20 years delivering newspapers around Richmond, Terry Beach has decided to call it a day. Terry, who has become known by many during that time, first started after the Honda assembly plant in Nelson closed in 1998. That meant he lost his...
Shop’n’win a huge success

Shop’n’win a huge success

Matt McCrorie Shop and Win has been won again by someone who has only put forward one entry. Even after being handed the cheque at Village Cycles Richmond, Lev Gimelfarb, originally from the Ukraine, couldn’t believe that he had won. “I only came in to buy a seat and...