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April 18, 2021

Will you pay to fix your favourite pothole?

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Flawed plan

Kai Beijerbacht, Mullumbimby For those of you who haven’t been living under a rock, I’m sure you are aware of the...

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Sprout lovers

Sprouts can sometimes be overlooked on the weekly grocery list… except for those in the know, of course!
I got jolted into the idea when I was ducking down to Broken Head for a quick surf.
Would Byron Shire Council be open to a direct action solution to the War on Tar by allowing ratepayers to pay to fix their favourite pothole and have the cost offset when the rates notice appears?
The pothole gets fixed, the council get paid up front and the Echo has a lot more column space to dedicate to other issues?
Everybody wins!
Gus Way, Myocum

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