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June 24, 2021

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No SourDough$

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The knives are out

Paul Brecht, Evans Head Reading the letters section of The Echo I came across the two councillor’s Martin and Ndiaye...

Raphael Lee Cass, Byron Bay

I went for a swim at Belongil Beach the other day and was shocked to see someone using a beach tent. I walked a little further and there was a beach umbrella with a man lying under it. Then, almost hidden up the back was a beach umbrella with some sticks and bamboo and decorations over it.

Now really, Byron Council. This is disgusting. I asked the beach users if they had a Development Application, Building Certificate and Construction Certificate for these structures and they all said they didn’t.

What is the world coming to?

 


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2 COMMENTS

  1. that little (disgusting as you put it umbrella structure has been there for a couple of years. How is it disgusting?? its there for you to enter at your own discretion. the man tjat looks after it is an amazing man if you would stop and talk to him. But your more than likely not from around here and dont know the respect that guy has with the l8cal comminity. Its a very comforting plaxe to sit and meditate or just watch the waves. He welcomes anyone to it. no smoking of any kind is tolerated or drinking. its his little place of solace and many visit it as a temple if you like. i have made gifts and some people have give some expensive stones and gifts. its a place of love. i say again jts a place of love. so go fork yourself. if that offends you then dont come this way. be on your way and olease be mindful before you judge a town.

  2. Gareth – I think you missed the tongue in cheek position of Raphael. He was obviously raising the inappropriateness of Councils compliance of beach umbrellas, beach tents (which they dont seek development Compliance for), as examples of why Council should NOT seek development Compliance for the bamboo shelter

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