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Media enquiries: please contact the Media Communications Officer on 02 6626 7320.

New sport fields on the way for Ocean Shores

It’s ‘game on’ in the north of Byron Shire with today’s announcement of land purchased for sport fields at Shara Boulevard in Ocean Shores.

26 February 2014
10 tonnes of e-waste each month being recycled in Byron Shire

Don’t put old phones, radios or printers into your general waste bin.  They can be recycled for FREE at the Myocum Resource Recovery Centre.

24 February 2014
Youth Film Competition calls for entries

The Youth Film Competition is back for the second year running, and calling for entries from young people aged 12 to 25 living in the Byron Shire.

18 February 2014
Shade shelters to be removed

Two shade shelters on Brunswick Terrace in Mullumbimby will be removed later this week.

17 February 2014
Steam weeding – trial commenced

Steam has long been used to power equipment in industry, or clean around the house.  And it’s now being trialld in the outdoors for controlling weeds.

17 February 2014
Getting older. It’s positively worth celebrating

Let’s celebrate getting older. Byron Shire Council is seeking nominations for its Seniors Week Positive Ageing Award. 

12 February 2014
Were you affected by the June 2005 and January 2012 flood events?

Byron Shire Council wants to hear from anyone who experienced flooding during the June 2005 and January 2012 flood events.

12 February 2014
Work to start on Federal Road landslip

Repair works on the Federal Road landslip are underway with the setup of the site to start next week.<--break->

12 February 2014
School zones and parking regulations

Parents, guardians and people dropping off and picking up children from school are being asked to only stop in designated school pickup areas.

10 February 2014
Draft plan in place to help protect koala populations

Byron Shire Council’s key planning document for koala conservation has been completed and community feedback is being sought.

7 February 2014