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Financial sustainability remains a key focus for Byron Shire Council

Planning for financial sustainability continues to be a key focus for Byron Shire Council.

19 August 2014
New access for Mullumbimby Community Gardens

People accessing the Mullumbimby Community Gardens are requested to not enter the grounds from the Stuart Street entrance due to a new causeway being constructed.

18 August 2014
Illegal street camping results combined fines of $4,250

Three Sydneysiders were fined over $4,000 yesterday for street camping in Byron Bay.

15 August 2014
Bypass, ring road, car free area and two lanes debated at Council

The Byron Shire Council recent meeting heard passionate representations from Councillors on options for the very topical Byron Bay bypass.

12 August 2014
New surf safety signs for Byron Shire beaches

Concern over the recent tragic death of a visitor when surfing at Tallow Beach has seen Byron Shire Council unanimously adopted Cr Paul Spooner’s request for new surf education signage.

11 August 2014
Ewingsdale Road - road delays for three weeks

Allow extra time for getting into Byron Bay via Ewingsdale Road over the next three weeks.

5 August 2014
Byron Shire Council nominated for fourth Local Government Award: Youth Week

Byron Shire Council has been nominated for its fourth Local Government Award this year!

4 August 2014
Local student to represent Australia in the Hague

Following the conclusion of the recent United Nations Youth Australia’s National Conference, local Mullumbimby High student and Byron Shire Youth Council member Azlan Currie has been nominated as one of 17 Australian high school students to act as the Australian Delegation to The 47th Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN) Conference, to be held in The Hague in January 2015.

1 August 2014
9 Station Street Bangalow amended plans back out for comment

Amended plans for the proposed development at 9 Station Street, Bangalow, will be out on public exhibition for community feedback from Tuesday 5 August for two weeks.

29 July 2014
Bulk Waste Voucher in the mail

The 2014/15 Bulk Waste voucher is on its way to your letterbox.

29 July 2014