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Council sheds light on vital lessons after devastating loss

premium_icon Council sheds light on vital lessons after devastating loss

“THE fish kill … was significant and extremely distressing for everyone.”

Process that led to fish kill ‘flawed to its core’

premium_icon Process that led to fish kill ‘flawed to its core’

12.4 TONNES of dead fish were removed from the estuary’s banks after the...

Council to support new approach to planning changes

premium_icon Council to support new approach to planning changes

The proposal will seek to allow a subdivision on the property

Plans for new lots in coastal estate back before council

premium_icon Plans for new lots in coastal estate back before council

THE council deferred the matter last time it went before them.

‘Paleo Pete’ Evans set to open North Coast 'healing' clinic

premium_icon ‘Paleo Pete’ Evans set to open North Coast 'healing' clinic

Chef’s company get the green light to open a new business.

Planning proposal for new coastal community lots put on hold

premium_icon Planning proposal for new coastal community lots put on hold

THE council’s staff had recommended they withdraw support for the proposal.

Virtual reality arcade proposal lodged with council

premium_icon Virtual reality arcade proposal lodged with council

THE development application is on public exhibition this month.

‘Keep it safe’: Residents urged to avoid clean outs

‘Keep it safe’: Residents urged to avoid clean outs

LOCAL councils urge residents to hold off on any household clean outs until another...

'Reciprocate closure of QLD-NSW border': Mayor urges action

premium_icon 'Reciprocate closure of QLD-NSW border': Mayor urges action

Byron Shire mayor says it's time to stem the flow of visitors

BLUESFEST FALLOUT: $59m lost to Northern Rivers’ economy

premium_icon BLUESFEST FALLOUT: $59m lost to Northern Rivers’ economy

"There will be a lot of businesses that will feel the pinch."

$2.3m housing development expected to go ahead in Bangalow

premium_icon $2.3m housing development expected to go ahead in Bangalow

THE proposal will be approved, subject to conditions and negotiations.

Cabins, tree houses proposed for idyllic coastal property

premium_icon Cabins, tree houses proposed for idyllic coastal property

The proponent says sensitive habitat will be protected under the plans

Lifting the lid on burial costs across the Northern Rivers

premium_icon Lifting the lid on burial costs across the Northern Rivers

WE compare the prices of interment in six local government areas.

Residents encouraged to report illegal dumping

Residents encouraged to report illegal dumping

Illegal dumping costs our region $500,000 a year.

Level 2 water restrictions start today despite rainfall

premium_icon Level 2 water restrictions start today despite rainfall

IT’S great to see the rain but councils are still urging residents to conserve...

What council is doing to keep locals in Byron

premium_icon What council is doing to keep locals in Byron

MAYOR reveals how council will help lessen the negative impacts on locals from high...

RECAP: Our councils’ biggest decisions for 2019

premium_icon RECAP: Our councils’ biggest decisions for 2019

From the Disco Dong to raising rates and investing in the future, what big...

PRICE GOUGING: Water crisis deepens as demands soar

premium_icon PRICE GOUGING: Water crisis deepens as demands soar

Delays and expense for water deliveries raise questions for council

New $3 million hotel slated for beachside town

premium_icon New $3 million hotel slated for beachside town

A new proposal comes amidst a bulk of DAs seeking hotel approval

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