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Skatepark for Byron Bay’s Sandhills?

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Bruns has a great skate park and so does Bangalow. Is it Byron’s turn now? Photo Jeff Dawson.

Are you interested in an all-abilities skatepark in Byron? Council is wanting to hear from the community about the idea of putting a skatepark and community hub at the Sandhills Estate in Byron Bay.

‘Sandhills is the area behind a youth activity centre, a childcare centre and the Byron Bay Library and it is currently hardly used and as a result it is prone to being a gathering spot for anti-social behaviour,’ Byron Shire mayor Simon Richardson said.

‘By building a state-of-the-art skatepark and opening this area up and creating paths, a playground, picnic areas including barbecues and a boardwalk through the protected wetland area I can see this area being an amazing space for not only local residents – old, young and in between – but visitors as well.’

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