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Potholes, road repairs and rain don't mix

The ongoing rain and a saturated road network, is delaying road works and pothole repairs.

Byron Shire Council’s infrastructure services director, Phil Holloway, said the continuing rain has meant that works crews are faced with ongoing challenges to repair the roads.

20 June 2017
Council seeks further feedback on Draft Rural Land Use Strategy and priority actions

Byron Shire Council has revised its draft Byron Shire Rural Land Use Strategy and is seeking additional community input.

15 June 2017
Guided Walk and Talk – Restoring the Byron Bay Clay Heath

Join a guided walking tour on Saturday 1 July and learn about one of the world’s endangered plants, located right in our Byron backyard.

14 June 2017
Byron Shire weather update PM – 13 June 2017

Byron Shire Council crews are continuing to fill potholes this afternoon.

Council’s director of infrastructure services, Phil Holloway said the saturated ground has seen many potholes appear within the Shire and staff were attending those considered hazardous first.

13 June 2017
Byron Shire weather update – no substantial damage to date

Council’s director of infrastructure services, Phil Holloway said whilst no substantial damage was caused over the long weekend, road crews were out checking drains, pumps and filling potholes.

13 June 2017
Council Closed- Queens Birthday Public Holiday Monday June 12

Byron Shire Council's offices in Mullumbimby and Bryon Bay will be closed on the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday on Monday June 12.

For our after hours service please contact 02 6622 7022

We look forward to serving you on Tuesday.

9 June 2017
Sunrise Boulevard intersection roundabout - nearing end of stage one

Stage one of the Sunrise Boulevard roundabout intersection project will be completed early July.

8 June 2017
Making progress in Byron’s rare Clay Heath

Ecological restoration work to restore the rare Byron Bay Graminoid Clay Heath is in its third year of a proposed ten year program.

8 June 2017
Byron Bay town centre bypass appeal dismissed

Byron Shire Council has successfully defended the Byron Bay town centre bypass in the Land and Environment Court.

2 June 2017
Byron Shire Council post flood meeting

Flood affected residents in Byron Shire are urged to attend the upcoming community meeting run by Byron Shire Council.

29 May 2017
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