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November 28, 2022

Time running out for West Byron submissions

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A treasured community asset

The Bowlo, a treasured community asset in Bangalow very popular with young families, is now destined to be part...

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Hat tricks and big runs part of the action in second grade cricket

Tintenbar East Ballina remain on the top of the Far North Coast Cricket second grade ladder after beating the Ballina Bears at Fripp Oval last Saturday.

Mandy Nolan’s Soapbox: Say Her Name

If you want to know true courage, try being a women’s rights activist in Iran. Try being one of the women who have fought mandatory veiling since Ayatollah Khomeini came to power in 1979 – the women who have risked their lives for freedom. 

The need to elaborate

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Targeting journalists

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Vale Dave Howard ‘builder extraordinaire’

Local identity Dave Howard passed away in the arms of his wife Libby and surrounded by the six children they share on Monday 14 November.

What is the value of a DCP ask Kingscliff residents

Locals 'disappointed' after Tweed Shire Councillors approve the change of use development application for eight flats at the Paradiso tourist accommodation facility in Kingscliff from ‘tourist’ to ‘residential’ accommodation. 

In Dailan Pugh’s excellent summary of the horrendous plans currently on exhibition for the development of the West Byron Bay Urban Release Area DCP, he urges us to contact minister Don Page.

Don, in turn, recommends we send our submissions in to the director of planning and infrastructure – [email protected] – and, as we have only until the end of the month and the proposed development is such a terrifying prospect, I would urge all residents to get on with it; the actual planner is apparently Fera Taschner.

Jenny Coman, Bangalow

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  1. In Response:
    As a previous “Byron Rate Payer/land-owner” SOLD/gone/exited from this Shire!
    Please do a Hydrology study of the swamp-lands(sea-level/water table/bore water level) rise in the last 25 years.
    A dire predicament awaits this area.
    Matt Hartley & Dailan Pugh are spot on!!!
    In heavy peak times..the WEST actually NORTH Wetlands smell/olfactory of urine/urea & tourist faeces..in overload!!
    The Cars that consumed & polluted BYRON!!
    signed The Dalmation Womanshock


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