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Breakfast event to kick off Back to Business Week

Byron Shire businesses are invited to attend a Back to Business Breakfast on Wednesday 1st March at the Mullumbimby Civic Hall, as part of Back to Business Week (26 February to 4 March).

23 February 2017
Byron is fully charged!

Over 50 people attended the popular Electric Vehicle Expo and launch of first NSW regional fast charge station on Saturday 18 February at Byron Bay Library.

20 February 2017
Winged bird gets new …. Wing!

The much loved pelican sculpture that sits on the gateway entrance to the Mullumbimby, can fly again.

17 February 2017
Unauthorised signage in Byron Bay sees owner fined $30,000

A local business operator was recently fined $30,000 in the Byron Bay Local Court for unauthorised signage placed on a footpath on the corner of Jonson and Lawson Streets.

17 February 2017
Senior stars wanted. Nominate today!

Getting older is positively inspiring and Byron Shire Council would like to recognise the senior stars in our communities.

16 February 2017
Affordable Housing - What is the true cost of the decisions we make

Byron Shire's stakeholder led Affordable Housing Summit considered the hard questions and a path to address the dynamics and unique challenges of affordable housing in Byron.

14 February 2017
Charging into the electric vehicle world
Byron Shire Council is charging into the future with the installation of its first zero emissions electric vehicle charging station in  Byron Bay on
10 February 2017
Norfolk Pine to be removed from Byron beachfront

A Norfolk Pine in Apex Park will be removed due to deterioration and safety concerns.

3 February 2017
Byron Shire Council to apply for a 7.5% rate rise

Byron Shire Council has resolved to apply to the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) for a special rate variation of 7.5 per cent per year on the ordinary general land rate, for the next four years.

3 February 2017
Stuart Street development to go ahead

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

27 January 2017