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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

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Michael Lyon elected as Byron Mayor

Owing to the resignation of former Mayor at the end of April, a vote was held today to replace Simon Richardson, until the next election

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Will a controversial hotel development in central Byron that exceeds both height and floor space limits be given conditional approval at this week’s Byron Council meeting?

The man who drove a car that killed 28-year-old Shaun Zagar and his two children on Martins Road in Dyraaba in early June tested positive for alcohol and a range of drugs including methadone, diazepam and marijuana, a court has heard.

Malcolm Harris, 36, appeared in Lismore Local Court by video link yesterday to answer charges of driving under the influence and dangerous driving occasioning death, among a number of others.

The court heard he had previously had his licence cancelled until 2030 and was driving the car without the permission of its owner.

Mr Harris was refused bail and will reappear in court on September 17.


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