Jenny Coman, Bangalow. In Dailan Pugh’s excellent summary of the horrendous plans for the development of West Byron, he urges us to contact Minister Don Page. Time is running out.
Plans for a shopping centre and underground car spaces in the southern end of the Byron Woolies carpark will be reworked after a meeting was held between the developer and Byron Shire Council.
Sue Taylor, Bangalow. The DA for a block of units, and shops covering all of three housing blocks at 9 Station St Bangalow is back into council and the slightly altered design is as unacceptable as the first time when it was refused.
Bangalow's Station Street is something of a time capsule. Longtime resident Col Draper fears that may be all about to change – and not for the better.
Jenny Coman, Bangalow. Unfortunately the proposal for a high-density building next to the A&I Hall in Bangalow is back on the books.
A major development before Byron Shire Council would see a massive two-storey retail complex replace the existing south carpark at Byron Bay Woolies.
Just 15 submissions have been received regarding plans for the development of a 108-hectare site, ultimately set to contain 800 homes west of the existing township of Byron Bay.
Lisa Townsend, Murwillumbah. You know, sometimes when a big developer cannot get their own way with a council they use their power to try to influence elections so they can get councillors that will vote for them.
Kate Johnson, Ocean Shores. So happy to read that the Byron Shire Council are balancing their books by selling off assets, despite local opposition and promises to the contrary prior to election.
The costs of developing land in Mullumbimby is set to drop by almost $12,000 in a new plan released by Byron Shire Council this week. But Byron Bay development costs will rise.
Hans Lovejoy Nationals MP Don Page, who lives in Byron Bay and is the NSW local government and north coast minister, was recently asked questions by Greens and Labor MPs on just about every issue that affects his constituency. The... Read More →
Byron Shire Council will hold a workshop in the next month on using multiple occupancies (MOs) as a way of increasing its commitment to affordable housing across the shire. The announcement follows a decision at last Thursday’s council meeting to... Read More →
Luis Feliu Tweed Shire Council last night rejected a controversial plan for a storage facility for 62 steel shipping containers to be established close to a residential estate of hundreds of elderly people at South Tweed Heads. Representatives of the... Read More →
Luis Feliu The project manager for the proposed multimillion-dollar North Byron Beach Resort at Belongil says residents living nearby need not be concerned about impacts of the development’s first 75 cabins planned to be built soon, as ‘best practice’ environmental... Read More →