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How council might ban future rural land sharing communities

Premium Content How council might ban future rural land sharing communities

If adopted, the change could see commune-style developments prohibited from the...

Future of rail corridor gets councillors fired up

Premium Content Future of rail corridor gets councillors fired up

The mayor said he could “smell the council election coming up”

'A locals’ road': Byron’s bypass finally open to traffic

Premium Content 'A locals’ road': Byron’s bypass finally open to traffic

“It’s not going to turn us back decades but it will make a difference.”

After 30 years of planning, bypass opens in true Byron style

Premium Content After 30 years of planning, bypass opens in true Byron style

A convoy of Kombis were the first vehicles to travel the new road

Decades in the making, Byron’s bypass is about to open

Premium Content Decades in the making, Byron’s bypass is about to open

An official opening event will be held at the site to mark the occasion.

Jumping in the deep end: Stunning plans for quarry

Premium Content Jumping in the deep end: Stunning plans for quarry

A vision for the “unauthorised and unmanaged” Bexhill quarry was presented to...

Fisheries issues stop work order for beach sandbagging

Premium Content Fisheries issues stop work order for beach sandbagging

The order, which relates to work undertaken at a popular Byron resort, is in place...

Lismore council’s interim GM takes over the reins

Premium Content Lismore council’s interim GM takes over the reins

“I suspect all local governments in NSW are in a similar position.”

SACKED: Lismore council terminates GM's contract

Premium Content SACKED: Lismore council terminates GM's contract

Shelley Oldham is set to leave her $300,000 role with Lismore City Council which...

When we’ll know how much the Byron bypass actually cost

Premium Content When we’ll know how much the Byron bypass actually cost

The project is expected to be complete in just a matter of weeks.

It’s moved at snail’s pace, but Byron bypass set to open

Premium Content It’s moved at snail’s pace, but Byron bypass set to open

There have been protests, rare snails and work to placate residents

Extensive bush regeneration efforts have huge impact

Premium Content Extensive bush regeneration efforts have huge impact

“We want to celebrate the passion and dedication of so many people who have made...

$400,000 meditation hall planned for Northern Rivers site

Premium Content $400,000 meditation hall planned for Northern Rivers site

The aim is to deliver a "retreat style experience" and continue the property's...

Proposal for new camping sites on the Northern Rivers

Premium Content Proposal for new camping sites on the Northern Rivers

There are homes and a studio are already on the property

Will ex-GM’s work at Lismore council be investigated?

Premium Content Will ex-GM’s work at Lismore council be investigated?

As the debt at Central Coast Council skyrockets past $500M, we asked the Minister...

Council has hundreds of DAs waiting to be determined

Premium Content Council has hundreds of DAs waiting to be determined

Byron Shire Council has confirmed how many proposals are before them

Bypass won’t be open in time for Christmas, here’s why

Premium Content Bypass won’t be open in time for Christmas, here’s why

COUNCIL explains why bypass won’t open before summer holidays, as planned.

Region’s ‘shining star’ idea to plan natural burial ground

Premium Content Region’s ‘shining star’ idea to plan natural burial ground

The vision could transform “an unused, unloved piece of land”.

BYRON GRIDLOCK: Aim for 1km every minute, says councillor

Premium Content BYRON GRIDLOCK: Aim for 1km every minute, says councillor

A perfect storm of issues have made Byron’s traffic a sore point.

11 issues going before Byron council

Premium Content 11 issues going before Byron council

ELEVEN things Byron Council will consider at its meeting this week.

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