Further to last week’s story regarding the suspension of a stallholder by Byron Community Market managers, the Byron Bay Community Centre (BBCC) has provided written evidence of the five complainants to The Echo.
Lanie Loughlin, Assistant Manager, Byron Markets. It was so frustrating to read your story MP Cusack attacks community centre and councillor. This story was not only overcomplicated, further blurring the issues; it was excessively negative and obscured what is really... Read More →
Mayor Simon Richardson has been called upon be his fellow state government counterpart to consult with the market stall holder group who are opposed to moving from the Butler Street Reserve.
Louise Doran, Ocean Shores. Just when you think things couldn’t possibly get worse for locals in the ‘wonderful tourist destination’, now we have the threat of the iconic Byron Environment Centre rotunda being shunted out to oblivion with the Butler St... Read More →
Greens Ballina MP Tamara Smith claims there has been a ‘lack of public consultation' regarding state government plans to place a bus interchange at the site of the Byron markets.
Council staff, headed by general manager Ken Gainger, have taken it upon themselves to prepare a development application (DA) to use Cavanbah Centre on Ewinsgsdale Road as a primitive camping and a market site.
A last-minute cancellation by the Byron Market management for last Sunday’s market at the Butler Street Reserve has left stallholders upset, confused and without expected earnings.
Rhonda Khong. Liberation Larder was charity of the day at the Byron Christmas markets on December 20. We would like to thank the Byron Markets for this great fundraising opportunity.
Byron Farmers’ Market management have been quick to act upon news they could be booted from Butler Street, and last week handed over 540 individual submissions, which were garnered over three weeks.
The Byron Bay farmers and community markets have united in an attempt to reverse a Byron Shire Council decision to relocate them to construct the town's bypass and build a car park on the markets' current Butler Street site.
The West Byron development proposal is to be referred to the Independent Commission Against Corruption today by NSW Greens MLC and former Byron mayor Jan Barham.
Veda Turner, Teresa Heal, Udo Moerig, Miles Shorten (on behalf of Green and Clean Awareness Team, Byron Bay). We are a group of longtime carers and volunteer regenerators of the dune reserve adjacent to the beachfront and we are opposed to this choice of site for the Byron Markets.
A proposal to relocate Byron's Sunday markets from the Butler Street reserve to the town's beachfront and whether it would benefit from the move divided stallholders at a meeting at the Byron Community Centre on Monday.