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Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the week beginning 10 March, 2021

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Lifting the lid on plans to build a retirement village in Ewingsdale

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Rapey Liberal culture is their undoing

Former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins’ steel-eyed testimony around rape allegations saw spiders crawl from under rocks and spread in all directions last week. 

Byron’s rail reactivation saga continues

Byron Council will consider funding further investigations into getting trains back on the tracks in the Shire, despite strong criticisms of the reports on the matter that have been prepared to date.

Police exchange gun fire at Dunoon – man arrested

At a media conference outside the Lismore police station this morning, Acting Superintendent Susan Johnston, Commander, Richmond Police Area Command, said that a man has been charged over an incident at Dunoon last night.

Bangalow blackspot puts school children at risk

Will action ever be taken to protect school kids getting on and off the bus on Lismore Road, Bangalow as trucks fly by at 80km/h?

Byron Wildlife Hospital’s DA up for public comment

A development application for the mobile Byron Bay Wildlife Hospital is now before the public.

Prior to Christmas 2010 the deluge began from the gods!

I am a long-term resident of Mt Warning Rd, with its 70,000-plus visitors a year to the landmark Mt Warning (Wollumbin) and am still waiting for the rolling waves, humps and holes to be fixed at the entrance to and causeways of Mt Warning Road.

Now don’t get me wrong: I love an exhilarating rollercoaster ride – but generally not in my car.

Considering the number of visitors and residents, a caravan park, two cafes and three other accommodation businesses (tourist dollars – jobs ye cry), one would think that sooner rather than almost one and a half years later would be a good time to fix the eyesore.

With the continued deluge last summer, and again recently, it just gets worse. For those who wish to come and enjoy the rollercoaster on the north coast, be my guest. But don’t leave it too long: the Tweed Shire Council just might come and fix the road one day soon. Well, we can all live in hope!

Wendy Cameron, Mt Warning (Wollumbin)


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  1. What do you expect from a uselss shire council who cananot even build a decent roundabout. The Byron shire council was visitied by Jesus who said “Do nothing until I return.”


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