FORMER RICHMOND VALLEY MAYOR CHARLIE COX PASSES AWAY AGED 80

Tributes are flowing after the death of former teacher and Richmond Valley mayor, Charlie Cox.

Charlie served the community as a local councillor for 14 years – eight of those as mayor.

Mr Cox was also heavily involved in the Evans Head-Casino Surf Life Saving Club.

He passed away on Thursday night.

Charlie was aged 80.

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