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Public formal meeting requested from North Coast Holiday Parks

Mayor Simon Richardson requested at the Byron Shire Council meeting held yesterday, that North Coast Holiday Parks (NCHP) hold a formal public meeting on their draft Plan of Management. 

7 February 2014
Bangalow Pool get green light to lodge a development application
Supporters of the proposed Bangalow community pool were today given the green light to lodge a development application.
6 February 2014
Byron beachfront sculpture to be removed

The Byron Bay beachfront sculpture, ‘Monumental Environmental Artwork’ is set to be removed next Wednesday 12 February.

5 February 2014
Water pressure dropped in Mullumbimby

Operational water saving measures have been introduced for Mullumbimby.

Byron Shire Council has lowered water pressure to the town in an effort to help ease the water uptake from Laverty’s Gap.

31 January 2014
Draft Coastal Planning Circular to be reviewed

Byron Shire Council executive manager of planning, Ray Darney, said Council will review over the coming weeks the NSW Department of Planning & Infrastructure Draft circular: advice on coastal hazards. 

“Council already provides coastal information on section 149 certificates, such as identifying urban land that could be influenced by coastal processes and development controls.

31 January 2014
Australia Day award recipients announced and Mayor urges to Shire to 'get active'

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson encouraged his community to use Australia Day to make a resolution to get ‘active'.<--break->

27 January 2014
Indian Mynas workshop – how to set traps

Learn more about Australia’s most prolific feral bird, the Indian Myna, at a workshop on February 4.

24 January 2014
Don’t move the vegetation markers

Byron Shire Council asks the community not to remove roadside vegetation markers on rural roads.

24 January 2014
Regional NSW - please don't forget about us, Premier O'Farrell

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson urged Premier Barry O’Farrell not to forget about regional NSW in his tough new stance on reducing alcohol related violence.

23 January 2014
Jonson Street development plans to be revised

Byron Shire Council met last week with the Jonson Street shopping centre developer and his team.

21 January 2014