The local community in Main Arm has expressed concern at the proposed 45m NBN tower currently slated to be installed within 500m of Durrumbul school and pre-school and local residents houses.
As part of the first wave of new age settlers to call Main Arm home in the 1970s, Carol Moore was a founding member of Narada, the first multiple occupancy (MO) to be recognised by Byron Shire Council.
NBN has defended its plan to build a tower within 500 metres of schools at Durrumbul, first denying the education department had a policy on the issue, then later saying that it didn't implement it.
A proposed 45m NBN tower within 500m of the local school, pre-school and residences has outraged the Main Arm community who are gathering this Thursday to highlight community opposition and voice their objection to the tower being built.
Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter has this afternoon flown to a quad bike rollover on a property at Main Arm.
From long haired hippies to National Party supporters, the whole community came out on Saturday to celebrate 75 years of the Main Arm rural fire service.
The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter has been tasked to a single vehicle motor incident at Main Arm.
Main Arm Valley is a vibrant emerald green and echoing the sound of music. View our photo gallery
Residents gathered on Sunday to protest against Telstra’s proposed microwave ‘data only’ antenna for its facility in Main Arm village.
Meriel Shaw, Main Arm . Seven-hundred-and-forty houses for Main Arm and the Pocket? You have to be kidding! One big ugly suburb!
VIDEO: It's more than 40 years since many of the 'old settlers' of areas such as Main Arm and Huonbrook first put down roots in the Mullumbimby region, so it's probably a surprise that last weekend saw their first ever reunion.
Mine is a long history in Mullumbimby, having relocated here with my mother in 1973. My brother and I were in tow as Helen went barefoot from man to man and settled with one on ex-banana land in the furthest reaches of Upper Main Arm.
Albert Moses, Main Arm. On behalf of the co-owners of the Wirrianwah MO on Coopers South Lane, I would like to thank the members of the many RFS stations who attended to the fire on our property this week and helped to contain it so efficiently.
A woman whose home was in the pathway of a bushfire in Coopers Lane, Main Arm, on Monday says she believes the source of the blaze was an unattended campfire. Photos.