Monthly Archives: February 2013

RSL LifeCare Pulls Plug on Aerodrome Retirement Village

Editor: Media Release from Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee RSL LifeCare Pulls Plug on Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Retirement Village Development. The Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Committee learned (27/2) yesterday that RSL LifeCare, the proponent for a retirement village development … Continue reading

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Retirement Village for Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome Abandoned

According to reliable sources RSL LifeCare has pulled out of plans to build a retirement village right near the main runway of the State Heritage-Listed Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome. The reasons for RSL LifeCare’s decision are not yet clear but … Continue reading

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Gas Pains in Richmond Valley

Here is the latest media release from the Richmond Valley Group Against Gas.¬† Editor Richmond Valley Council has commissioned its own telephone survey of ratepayers and residents about Coal Seam Gas and a range of other council¬†matters. The telemarketing company … Continue reading

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East Coast Low Whacks Evans Head

An East Coast low pressure system moved from the Queensland border into Northern NSW over the 22 & 23 of February 2013 causing significant damage to beaches and property and major flooding from the Queensland border to the Hastings. The … Continue reading

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Richmond Valley Council Survey Raises Serious Questions

A survey commissioned by Richmond Valley Council and being delivered by Micromex is currently in progress. Residents and ratepayers are being phoned and asked to respond to a large series of questions ranging from where they live to their views … Continue reading

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Artist Hilary Pollock Exhibition at NERAM in Armidale

An exhibition of the work of the acclaimed international artist, sculptor, illustrator and print-maker Hilary Pollock is now on show at the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) in Armidale. The exhibition features a number of paintings and sculptures which … Continue reading

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Stop Press: Octogenarian Aviator Returns from WA

Veteran Pilot Ron Fisher has returned to Evans Head after his long flight delivering  the plane he built to WA (see story 4 Feb 2012).

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Proposed Plan Ignores Evans River Health Issues

A Draft Coastal Management Plan for the Evans Head Coastline and Evans River Estuary currently on exhibition for public comment (see Richmond Valley Council website for copies of the report) fails to deal with the recurring problem of poor water … Continue reading

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Intrepid Octogenarian Aviator Flies to WA in Self-Built Aircraft

Aviation veteran and former RAAF and QANTAS pilot Ron Fisher of Evans Head arrived yesterday in West Australia following a long flight from Evans Head.

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