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Park and Ride parking fee reduced for New Years Eve

Byron Shire Council has made the decision to reduce the New Years Eve parking fee from $30 to $5 at both the Byron Regional Sports and Cultural Complex (BRSCC) and the Byron High School/St Finbar’s sites.

30 December 2013
Boxing Day launch of Park and Ride

Join us for the launch of the Park and Ride project at 11.30am on the 26th of December for a taste of ByronBay’s creative spirit.

19 December 2013
“Safe Nights in Byron Bay” showcases new local hip hop video.

Earlier this year Byron Shire Council received funds from the Department of Attorney General and Justice to trial some strategic initiatives aimed at preventing or reducing the incidence of alcohol related violence in Byron Bay, a hotspot identified by police and the NSW state government.

19 December 2013
Dune regeneration – Please stay off the dunes this summer

It takes time and a considerable number of community hours to regenerate coastal dunes, so please stay off the dunes this summer.

19 December 2013
Date changes to Special Event Parking Areas

Council resolved to amend the resolution of the 21st of November, voting to reduce the number of days the Special Event Parking Area (SEPA) will operate from 12 to 7 days. SEPA will now be operational from the 26th of December until the 1st of January inclusive. Park and Ride will still be operational through the 12 day period from the 26th of December until the 6th of January.

12 December 2013
Have your say on the new Three Bin Collection Service

A bin composition survey conducted last year in the Byron Shire revealed 50% of what we throw into our red garbage bins is food and garden organics.

11 December 2013
Forest Redgum (Eucalyptus Tereticornis), Banner park Brunswick Heads.

Regarding the application to remove a Forest Redgum (Eucalyptus Tereticornis), Banner park Brunswick Heads.

5 December 2013
Reclaiming New Year’s in the Bay - We've listened and we’re excited

This year Council is working closely with police and the community to bring together a New Year to remember – for all the right reasons.

5 December 2013
Fire Safety and Compliance

Byron Shire is committed to ensuring housing is safe for its residents – A timely reminder regarding unauthorized development and fire safety.

3 December 2013
Call to support more police numbers for New Years Eve

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson calls on help from the top brass for extra support for our local police this New Year’s Eve.

28 November 2013