October 2019

Published a story 15th Oct 2019 12:57 PM

RAPPVILLE residents wanted to hear how the federal government was going to help them rebuild and recover after the bushfires.

Is our prime minister doing enough for country people?

RAPPVILLE residents wanted to hear how the federal government was going to help them rebuild and recover after the bushfires.

Published a story 14th Oct 2019 10:51 AM

"HE DIDN'T just save a building, it was somebody's home".

Young RFS member talks about fighting his first fire

"HE DIDN'T just save a building, it was somebody's home".

Published a story 13th Oct 2019 7:30 PM

HUNDREDS gathered as Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian were among a swath of politicians who visited Rappville today.

Prime Minister, NSW Premier visit fire ravaged village

HUNDREDS gathered as Prime Minister Scott Morrison and NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian were among a swath of politicians who visited Rappville today.

Published a story 13th Oct 2019 10:18 AM

Amalgamation planned for the two largest clubs in Richmond Valley

Evans Head and Casino RSM clubs propose merger to save money

Amalgamation planned for the two largest clubs in Richmond Valley

Published a story 12th Oct 2019 10:13 PM

When the fire ripped through the village, the school sheltered 50 displaced residents, goats, sheep and dogs

How Rappville school became a haven for people and animals

When the fire ripped through the village, the school sheltered 50 displaced residents, goats, sheep and dogs

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 12:54 PM

IMAGINE having survived a raging bushfire, to then being scared to leave your property for fear that looters would take anything that was left.

Fear of looters at fire-ravaged properties

IMAGINE having survived a raging bushfire, to then being scared to leave your property for fear that looters would take anything that was left.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 11:06 AM

A MELBOURNE-BASED company has taken up the contract for cleaning at the Casino meatworks, sparking fears of job losses.

20 new jobs up for grabs at meatworks with new company

A MELBOURNE-BASED company has taken up the contract for cleaning at the Casino meatworks, sparking fears of job losses.

Published a story 11th Oct 2019 10:00 AM

'Couldn't the rain have waited two more days'

River event not cancelled due to fires or drought, but rain

'Couldn't the rain have waited two more days'

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 10:12 PM

At the heart of this terrible situation is the generosity of the community

This is what country spirit looks like

At the heart of this terrible situation is the generosity of the community

Published a story 10th Oct 2019 1:37 PM

A "TORNADO of fire came across the paddock, flames spinning in a spiral... the fire was on all four sides of us".

What do you buy when you have nothing left?

A "TORNADO of fire came across the paddock, flames spinning in a spiral... the fire was on all four sides of us".

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