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Media releases - January 2017

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Stuart Street development to go ahead

The Koho housing development in Stuart Street, Mullumbimby is set to go ahead.

27 January 2017
Byron Shire Australia Day - pays tribute to five outstanding locals

Mayor Simon Richardson today paid tribute to the Australia Day Byron Shire award recipients and thanked them for their collective contribution to volunteering, local groups, arts, sport, planning and the environment.

26 January 2017
The Esplanade and River Street, New Brighton, road works to start

800 metres of The Esplanade and River Street in New Brighton is being upgraded from next week.

The road reconstruction and kerb and gutter works will commence on Monday 30 January 2017 for about three weeks, weather permitting.

25 January 2017
Federal Drive road works to start

Byron Shire Council is starting construction works this week on Federal Drive, Goonengerry.

The worksite is on Federal Drive between Mafeking Rd and Jarretts Rd intersections.

24 January 2017
What about celebrating Australia Day the day before?

Opinion piece - Mayor Simon Richardson

The questions and unease around the celebration of Australia Day on the 26th of January continue and this will not abate. It will grow. 

23 January 2017
Special Rate Variation goes to Council on February 2

Byron Shire Council’s proposed Special Rate Variation will be decided at the February 2 Council meeting.

13 January 2017
Byron Shire gearing up to attract a new conferencing audience

Byron businesses are joining together to relaunch Byron as a destination that can provide a world class conferencing experience for 200 plus delegates.

12 January 2017
Byron Shire Council is looking for waste

Byron Shire Council is investigating the potential to utilise all sources of organic waste material, termed ‘biomass’, produced in the Shire.

12 January 2017