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Eureka Road Bridge to be closed for 3 to 5 days

Eureka Road Bridge will need to be temporarily closed for three to five days from 10 April; subject to weather and progress.

23 March 2017
Tallow Beach doof party organiser pleads guilty, is convicted and fined

A doof party organiser was today convicted and fined $8000 in the Byron Bay Local Court, for an unapproved event held at Tallow Beach.

16 March 2017
Orana Road reconstruction to start

Orana Road construction works are about to start next week from Monday 20 March and will be completed mid-April, weather permitting.

16 March 2017
Share your business story with us and help shape a more dynamic entrepreneurial culture within the Byron Shire

Share your business story with us and help shape a more dynamic entrepreneurial culture within the Byron Shire.

13 March 2017
Bangalow parking – proposed changes to be discussed

Better parking management in Bangalow is up for discussion in April.

9 March 2017
Byron Shire Council – where the number of women are growing!

In celebrating International Women’s Day, did you know that 43 per cent of employees at Byron Shire Council are women?  And it’s growing; up from 39 per cent in 2014.

8 March 2017
Council growing weary of hollow government funding promises

Delays in delivering a number of government funding promises is causing Byron Shire Council reputational damage and is disrupting construction programs that Council is seeking to deliver to help reduce its infrastructure backlog.

6 March 2017
New name needed for the North Ocean Shores Sports Field

Byron Shire Council is seeking name suggestions for the new North Ocean Shores Sports Field.

3 March 2017
Eureka Road Bridge load limit reduced to 15 tonnes

Eureka Road Bridge load limit will be reduced to under 15 tonnes (gross vehicle mass) on Monday, 6 March.

3 March 2017
Community group to guide Our Mullumbimby Masterplan

Work on Our Mullumbimby Masterplan is underway following the first meeting of a new Community Guidance Group in February.

3 March 2017