29.5 C
Byron Shire
October 24, 2021
Home Tags Developments

Latest News

Mutual obligation or mandatory vax?

There is much being said about the pros and cons of the vaccination. Do we? Don’t we? Must we? Must...

Other News

Jeff Johnson calls for generational change at Ballina

The next in our series of interviews with Ballina Council hopefuls for the December election features Cr Jeff Johnson, who is also nominating for mayor after thirteen years service on council.

Privately owned, but still ‘sacred site’ – Nimbin church burns to the ground

Last night at around 9pm, St Patrick's Catholic Church in Nimbin burned to the ground.

Epiq sporting facilities ready for summer

Lennox Head’s Clarence Property has just handed over to Ballina Shire Council the newly constructed Community & Sports Amenities Building, at the sports fields opposite Epiq Marketplace, off Hutley Drive.

Anti-DV umbrellas launched in Ballina

Rotary have partnered with NSW Police to design and distribute 150 umbrellas with a very clear message: 'Say NO to domestic violence'.

Black bellied whale sighted at Ballina dubbed ‘Liquorice’

For years southern waters whale watchers have been keeping their eyes keen for Migaloo and his offspring, but just...

STP problems ignored

The people in Byron Shire need to start asking Byron Shire Council (BSC) and councillors when are they actually...

Stories about "developments":

Future development of Mullumbimby edges along Council’s conveyor belt

An anticipated report into flood impacts around Mullumbimby will be tabled at the upcoming October 29 meeting of the Byron Shire Floodplain Risk Management Committee.

Planning staff support questionable Main Arm DA 

Council’s planning process is under the spotlight after staff again recommended approval of a contentious dual occupancy development application (DA) in a high fire danger area in Main Arm.

Saddle Road affordable housing EOI lodged

Councillor hopeful for the September 12 election, Matthew O’Reilly, says he has again submitted an affordable housing expression of interest (EOI) with Council for his Saddle Road property, located near Uncle Toms.

Is state significant farmland at Kingscliff under development threat again?

Relocating the Tweed Hospital to to the contentious new site at Kingscliff has divided the community with many claiming that it is just the first step to remove the state significant farmland (SSF) status and opening it up for development.

Linnaeus Estate pushes for wellbeing retreat

A public meeting to discuss a development proposal, at a gated beachside estate, situated between Byron Bay and Lennox Head will be held at the Broken Head Community Hall on Sunday March 1, from 4pm.

Large Browning and Jonson St DA is back, but neighbours still unhappy

A contentious large three storey commercial development at the southern end of Jonson Street is again before the public, and like the previous development application (DA), it has angered immediate neighbours.

Construction of rural cabins and farm stays in Acting Mayor’s sights

The practice of building rural cabins and farmstays in order to cash in on tourism in the Shire would be significantly restricted under a proposal to be voted on at this week’s Byron Council meeting.

Skennars Head locals concerned over changes to LEP

Changes applied for by Intrapac Property in relation to the development of the Skennars Head Expansion Area have raised concerns of locals who will be impacted by the development.

Ewingsdale housing estate subs close Monday

Public submissions close Monday December 8 for a proposal to develop Ewingsdale land surrounding the Byron Central Hospital. Proponent Leigh Belbeck is asking Council to...

Christian fundamentals

Robin Harrison’s letter (13 October) made me realise how Christian fundamentals are little known, yet so freely referred to. There are at least three...

A dumb act of STP

Council is stating that breaches of licence conditions, in part, justifies spending $10m on transferring raw sewage from Ocean Shores Sewerage Treatment Plant (OS...

COVID-19 update: 5 new cases in the NNSWLHD

Northern NSW Local Health District, Acting Chief Executive, Lynne Weir, says there were five new cases of COVID-19 reported for the District to 8pm last night, 21 October.

NSW Education responds to Teachers Federation over Murwillumbah Education Campus staff cuts

The NSW Education Department has responded to the NSW Teachers Federation's accusation that Education Minister Sarah Mitchell has only just revealed the extent of staff cuts at the mega school.