With Council’s draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy causing alarm and stress within the hinterland community, the Main Arm Residents Association (MARRA) have authored a guide to help residents lodge a submission. But remember this policy also applies to urban areas.
The RFS is back on track training new recruits for the Rural Fire Service (RFS) as they prepare for the next fire season.
Tuntable Falls, Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek residents have been advised to leave and residents of the Byron Shire are being called to a fire meeting in Mullumbimby at 11am.
Around a fifth of people living in various parts of the Northern Rivers are living in poverty, including up to one in four children.
Byron Shire says it has no powers to intervene to prevent land-clearing of endangered subtropical lowland rainforest despite the fact that it appears some of land being cleared is on Council’s own road verge.
Celebrating the vision of a wildlife habitat 20 years on, the Goonengerry community is coming together this Friday, October 20, to open the first stage of the Byrangery grass reserve walking track and the conversion of the last Camphor laurel to native forest.
Two buses, 93 kids and an 18- hour drive were just the beginning of a wild week away as the kids from The Pocket, Coorabell, Goonengerry, Main Arm and Durrumbul went for a trip they will never forget
A number of north coast villages remain exposed to coal seam gas exploration and mining despite the state government’s increased list of residential areas released yesterday .