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Supply chain pain? Try localisation!

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Festival/Byron Council relations strained, motion passes

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The Mullumbimby Pool would get solar heating, a hydrotherapy pool, disability access, and a kids’ ‘splash down’ area under a proposal from a local residents’ group.

The Mullumbimby Residents’ Association (MRA) is hoping to make the pool a more accessible and enjoyable place that is open 12 months of the year as opposed to the existing eight-month season.

The group is lobbying Byron Council, which owns the complex, to apply for state and federal government grants to fund the redevelopment.

The group said in a letter sent to residents and stakeholders: ‘The Mullum pool is the only 50-metre pool in the Shire and an important focus for school events and swimmers of all ages.’

The group has also been seeking support and feedback from the local community, setting up at the Mullumbimby Markets with the plans and a petition. It is understood the group has around 700 signatures on paper and online for the project.


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