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September 21, 2021

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Reece Byrnes re-elected as Tweed Deputy Mayor

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In amongst the various existential threats that we are confronted with today, we now have the white poles debacle in Burringbar Street Mullumbimby.

These pedestrian safety/traffic control poles are probably necessary but are an eyesore nevertheless. Plans for crochet coverings is a good one, but there could be other uses for these poles. One could be a slalom course for bike/skateboard riders or linking the poles into the SETI vast array of antennas seeking signals from deep space. Perhaps even have mini national flags reflecting the multicultural demographic of the Byron Shire.

The possibilities are probably endless but I certainly have noticed that my 6G phone signal is much stronger.

Chris Cooney, Mullumbimby


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