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Another roadblock for major Kingscliff development?

Tweed Council clarifies that the Kingscliff DA for a haulage road that will allow '90,000 truck and trailer movements' to bring in fill from the M1 upgrade does not actually allow the developers to use the proposed fill at the site – developers disagree.

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Frida’s Field winter menu

  If you’re thinking of a long lunch on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, out in the country with a beautiful...

The Sourdough Chick rises to the occasion!

When you talk to Susann Wiedermann, her passion for sourdough is clearly evident. She describes the world of sourdough...

Locals to fight back with a series about the REAL Byron Bay

News that Netflix was planning to film a vacuous docudrama in Byron Bay brought a collective snort of derision across the Shire.

Entertainment in the Byron Shire for the Week Begining 23 June, 2021

A dazzling array of talent to be seen live, in and around the Byron Shire

Vaccinations

Vyvyan Stott, Mullumbumby The government doctors have announced that vaccinations are compulsory for nurses . Yet our constitution states parliament may...

Condition of roads in and around Clunes/Rosebank

James Dobbin, Central Coast I have been visiting the areas around Ballina/Bangalow/Lismore etc for the past 20 years. In that time...

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Saddle Road DA aims to pioneer a ‘new definition of affordable housing’

A Development Application (DA) for six farm stay accommodation units and a central facility on the southern end of Saddle Road is up for public comment.

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.

New Saddle Road plans meets opposition

Residents living in and around Saddle Road between Mullumbimby and Brunswick Heads fear plans for an industrial estate and business park could be a Trojan horse for broader residential development in their rural enclave.

Saddle Road suburb knocked back

Plans to create a new suburb of upwards of 450 dwellings – including an affordable-housing component – on the ridge between Brunswick Heads and Mullumbimby were rejected by Council before its assessment was completed.

Saddle Road landowners meet over planning proposal

A meeting last week with Byron Shire Council staff, councillors and Saddle Road, Mullumbimby, landowners has been reported differently by a proponent and opponent.

Saddle Road retirement village mooted 

Hans Lovejoy While ‘absolutely opposed’ to rezoning Saddle Road to village or residential, Saddle Road resident Matthew ‘Cleva’ O’Reilly has lodged his own expression of...

Byron mayor faces two code of conduct complaints

Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has defended two code of conduct complaints against him over an alleged close association with an affordable-housing proposal, and pursuing – through compliance staff – a vocal critic of council and that affordable housing project.

Saddle Road rezone area disputed

One of the planners who prepared the Saddle Road rezoning planning proposal has disputed the area, as assessed by Byron Shire Council staff.

A closer peek at the Saddle Road residential proposal

An invitation by councillors for Saddle Road landowners to lodge a large planning proposal for affordable housing still has many neighbours offside; they claim...

Saddle Road residents face off over eco village

Divisions between landowners over future land use on Saddle Road near the Brunswick Heads highway interchange have flared up after council included the area...

‘The Norway of Australia’: what does good electric vehicle policy look like?

What does good electric vehicle policy look like? NSW Energy Minister Matt Kean has announced an EV car package that he says will bring NSW on par with the world’s best. Is he right?

Byron market relocation proposal divides opinion

Community opinion appears to be starkly divided over the proposed relocation of the Byron Community Markets from the foreshore at Main Beach to Railway Park, which Byron councillors will vote on this Thursday.

Michael Lyon announces Byron Shire Council ticket

Byron Shire Mayor, Michael Lyon, has announced a group of candidates to run for the upcoming Council elections in September.

Old Byron Hospital future before Council

A significant decision about the future of the old Byron Hospital site will be made this week, with Byron Council choosing an organisation to manage the new community hub that will be created there.