Richmond

Rotting Richmond house to sell for millions

Sue Hewitt How much would you pay for a rotting weatherboard house?

Two people evacuated from house fire in Richmond

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Amy Hall Two elderly people have been evacuated and smoke is billowing from a burning house in the busy inner suburb of Richmond.

Flood of yellow and black to hit Adelaide as Tigers fans gear up for finals

Yolanda Redrup It's been almost 40 years since Richmond last played two consecutive AFL finals and Tigers fans are preparing to make the pilgrimage to Adelaide for Sunday's final against Port Adelaide. 

Five arrested and $2 million worth of heroin seized in Richmond raids

Five people have been arrested and more than two million dollars worth of heroin seized following police raids in Melbourne.

Sex absconder Mana Lumm recaptured in Richmond

A convicted sex offender who escaped from a correctional facility in central Victoria has been caught in Melbourne.

Labor promises new high school for Richmond

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Jewel Topsfield A Victorian Labor government would commit $10 million to build a new high school in Richmond.

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Swooping bird attacks woman at Richmond train station

Magpie-lark in gift shop. pic by David Flannery.

Liam Mannix A wannabe-magpie has commuters at Richmond train station ducking for cover after it strafed and injured four people in two separate incidents over the last fortnight.

Woman arrested after Richmond house fire

Caroline Zielinski A woman has been arrested after two homes were gutted by a suspicious fire in Melbourne's inner south-east.

Block for public housing in Richmond not needed, says state

Highett Street, Richmond

Henrietta Cook A multimillion-dollar block of prime real estate in Richmond previously reserved for public housing could be sold off by the Napthine government.

New lead in $4m Richmond 'road gang' armed robbery

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Police have searched a far north Queensland property over an unsolved $4 million armoured car robbery on a Melbourne freeway almost 20 years ago.

Richmond station lined up for major revamp

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Adam Carey Richmond station, one of the busiest and ugliest railway stations in Melbourne, is being eyed up for redevelopment.

My Place: an upstairs tango club in Richmond

Liz Low I step through the door between the chefs' clothing supplies and the bolt warehouse in Swan Street, and climb the steep concrete stairs. Music becomes louder as we rise.

Football fans beaten near Richmond station

Adrian Lowe Two men have been taken to hospital after they were assaulted near a train station after the Richmond-Carlton elimination final on Sunday.

Football banter led to broken noses at Richmond station, police say

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Rania Spooner Football banter may have sparked a violent post-match confrontation that left two Carlton supporters with broken noses.

End of an era for century-old Richmond landmark

The Dimmey's Swan St., Richmond store (Melbourne's most famous one) is due to close soon.
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PHOTO: PENNY STEPHENS
THE AGE

Carolyn Webb Dimmeys department store in Richmond is closing on Monday and among shoppers and staff there is a sense of disbelief.

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Richmond grassfires disrupt city commute

Stephen Cauchi Trains between East Richmond and Burnley were disrupted by a series of grassfires on Thursday afternoon, resulting in long delays for Glen Waverley, Lilydale and Belgrave passengers.

Police to quiz Richmond player over death threat

Richmond player Jake King is being investigated by police for allegedly threatening to kill a Melbourne man and his family.

Junkies to help police North Richmond laneways in bid to ease 'perfect storm' of heroin dealing

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Ian Munro and Adam Carey Illicit drug users will be trained to police North Richmond's entrenched drug trade in order to minimise its impact on residents and businesses.

Drug link to Richmond stabbing

A man has been stabbed in an attack on Victoria Street, Richmond this morning.

Lawyer charged by Victorian anti-gangland detectives loses bid to conceal identity

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Steve Butcher and Jessica Wright A Melbourne lawyer charged by Victorian anti-gangland detectives over a cold case investigation into the brazen robbery of an Armaguard van that netted bandits more than $4 million 20 years ago has...