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February 3, 2023

Parking restrictions impact residents most

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Byron Shire Council has announced that parking in the northern end of Woolworths car park will soon be restricted to two hours (Echo, March 18) which is all well and good, except that Phil Holloway, council’s infrastructure services director, suggests longer parking is available in nearby Kingsley, Ruskin and Somerset streets.

So now overflow parking from the town centre will be pushed into our residential streets. As if we don’t already have enough to contend with, with van packers and holiday letting eroding our amenity, we now have yet another well-thought-through council initiative that shows complete disregard for local residents.

Louise Andrews, Byron Bay


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