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March 5, 2021

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My dear friend, Philip Rubinstein 1934–2021

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Bike paths can be a great way to get around and exercise for all the community. Photo supplied.

Fossil fuels need to go and Byron Shire Council is putting together a ten-year walk, roll and ride plan for the Shire and they are looking for community input.

This is Council’s first Pedestrian Access and Mobility Plan (PAMP) and they want your ideas on where cycle and walk ways should go or how they can be improved.

Bike paths from Mullumbimby to Main Arm Village, Mullumbimby to Brunswick, and Tallowood Estate to Shearwater’s Steiner school are some of the suggestions.

Do you want the train line turned into a rail trail so you can explore the Shire and cycle between its villages?

You have until the end of September to fill out the survey online, you can email [email protected] or drop into the council chambers for a hard copy of the survey.


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