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June 27, 2022

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Honours shared in premiership football derby

Byron Bay FC were fourth placed on the Football Far North Coast premiership ladder after a 3-3 draw playing away against Mullumbimby Brunswick Valley FC in round seven of the competition.

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Caution when swimming in Ballina Shire

Water samples taken around Ballina Shire indicate its water is ‘good’, but caution still recommended for swimmers.

Millions needed for drainage maintenance in the north of Byron Shire

Byron Council would need to find more than $4 million in its budget to kick-start the process of bringing drainage maintenance in the north of the Shire up to a desirable standard, a staff report has found.

Geneth Harrington, Byron Bay

Conspiracy theories do abound. Politicians putting boss foxes in charge of the environmental hen houses. And now ‘our Council’ are planning to evict a devout and selfless long-time local man, Jaimini, from the Belongil beach sands. This gentle generous man has supplied beach shade umbrellas, set up daily for public use, free!

Under a simple shade shelter Jaimini welcomes people to rest and explore peacefulness. Mayor Simon Richardson would do himself a favour by sitting down with Jaimini and slowing down, chilling out and experiencing what is freely on offer on Belongil Beach sands. Let him stay.  


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2 COMMENTS

  1. I want a piece of Broken Head beach.
    I promise to welcome people to Broken Head beach if the council let me live there in my humble yet-to-be erected dwelling on the edge of that beautiful forest for free if they don’t hassle me.

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