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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
New roundabout for Sunrise Boulevard to be built

Construction will soon commence on a new roundabout at the intersection of Sunrise Boulevard and Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay.

28 February 2017
Eureka Bridge Road - reduced to one lane

Motorists are asked to avoid Eureka Road bridge if possible and use alternative routes, particularly heavy vehicles over 15 tonne.

24 February 2017
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