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Watch out Byron Shire! Four new ways for young people to be inspired and motivated

Expect a colourful year ahead! Council has just announced the four successful grant recipients for the second Annual Youth Activities Grant Round, and they are fresh, inspiring and ready to hit the streets!

13 March 2014
FREE hot water from the sun for holiday park

Up to 10,000 litres of hot water per day is being heated free from the sun at Byron Shire Council’s First Sun Holiday Park.

12 March 2014
Celebrate Seniors Week - Live Life!

Drumming, surfing, Lifeball, pottery, carpentry, art exhibition, ukulele workshop, library sessions, healthy minds and a behind the scenes radio session is the ultimate Seniors Week event calendar in Byron Shire.

7 March 2014
Rail corridor an unlikely bypass option

Community requests calling for the use of the rail corridor for the Byron Bay bypass is an unlikely option.

7 March 2014
Myocum Landfill no longer requires soil for operational purposes

Landfilling operations have ended at the Myocum Landfill and as a result, the facility is now only operating as a transfer station with all waste being transported to an off-site landfill for disposal.

6 March 2014
Design for proposed Jonson Street Protection Works adopted

Byron Shire Council adopted last week a new design for the proposed Jonson Street Protection Works. The cost to complete the works is estimated at about $6.4 million.

3 March 2014
Belongil landowners asked to voluntarily contribute to proposed interim beach access stabilisation works

Directly benefiting landowners at Belongil will be asked to contribute towards the proposed interim rock beach access stabilisation works.

3 March 2014
Young at heART - Youth Art Project open for entries!

Want to see your artwork on buildings around the Shire? Ever dreamed of your art on a postcard? Or being exhibited?

28 February 2014
Roundhouse auction delayed due to threatened legal action

The first land auction for the Roundhouse subdivision, Ocean Shores, has been temporarily delayed due to a threatened claim by the Ocean Shores Community Association (OSCA).

28 February 2014
Music, Trees, Koalas - The Mullum Music Festival Planting

Come and join landowners, landcarers and landusers to plant much-needed habitat for the coastal Koala population in Byron Shire.

27 February 2014