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Council to spend more on roads and parks

Byron Council has allocated an additional $650,000 to be spent on upgrading roads and parks in its draft budget for the 2014/15 financial year which is now on public exhibition.

22 April 2014
Draft Byron DCP out on public exhibition

Byron Shire Council’s draft Byron Shire Development Control Plan (DCP 2014) is out on public exhibition until 16 May 2014.

17 April 2014
Thank you Yvonne Stewart for your dedication and commitment

A thank you from Mayor Simon Richardson on behalf of Byron Shire Council

Byron Shire Council said thank you to a wonderful local woman last week for her dedication and commitment to the land and people. 

Bundjalung woman, Yvonne Stewart, was acknowledged at Council with a few wet eyes and a heartfelt thank you as she steps down from her position of Chief Executive Officer of Bundjalung of Byron Bay Arakwal Corporation.

17 April 2014
Council works crews out in the Shire

The recent wet weather has seen the potholes bubbling to the road surface in Byron Shire.

3 April 2014
Carbon credits sold for just under $150,000

Carbon credits sale returns just under $150,000 to Byron Shire Council.

31 March 2014
A new look – the Byron Bay town centre masterplan

Australia’s leading iconic holiday destination is seeking creative thinkers to develop an innovative town centre masterplan for Byron Bay.

31 March 2014
Byron Trails Map – mapping our success

Did you find your way? Discover new areas? What else should feature on the Byron Trails map? Byron Shire Council wants to hear from you.

31 March 2014
Byron Bay Norfolk Pines – hail damage to trees

The November 2013 hail storm has taken its toll on the Byron Bay Norfolk Pines in Apex Park and on Shirley Street.

21 March 2014
Positive Ageing Award goes to … Ruth Fox

Byron Shire Council’s Positive Ageing Award went to a person who spreads their energy and passion from grassroots community causes to international issues.

19 March 2014
Feral animal trapping program to start

Byron Shire Council’s feral animal program has recommenced and is targeting wild dogs, foxes and feral cats. 

18 March 2014