What is happening at Glenugie and other issues
Woolworth's "proposed sewage management arrangements are UNACCEPTABLE” says Byron Shire Council in a submission to Dept Planning re: Woolworths latest attempt to abuse the Consent Conditions of their DA for the site in Station Street, Mullumbimby.
Posted: 30Dec2008 13:56
The RAID (Residents Against Inappropriate development) Rally today at Hyde Park in Sydney was a roaring success. There would have been about 1000 people there with representatives from 30 groups around NSW - all of whom are furious about the recent amendments to the EPA...
Posted: 21Oct2008 15:32
Recently the ABC Four Corners program ran a report called "The Price we Pay", an in depth report on the duopoly of Coles and Woolworths in the Australian food market. The report revealed that Coles and Woolworths sell 70 per cent of the dry groceries and h...
Posted: 13Sep2008 07:20
Is Woolworths coming to Mullumbimby really progress? ask local film-makers Gene Kulic and Jane Swallow. In a most professionally produced video Jane and Gene cover the proposed building of Woolworths in Mullumbimby and the State take over of local planning laws. ...
Posted: 1Aug2008 00:38
On the 12th of July 2008 more than 500 residents of Mullumbimby turned out for a large demonstration and funeral procession for the proposed Woolworths Big Box supermarket in Station street. On a wonderful sunny winter day, the turnout exceeded the organisers expect...
Posted: 13Jul2008 03:12
On Friday the 27th of June, the ABC TV program "Stateline" showed our locally produced movie "Mullumbimby, a Small Town takes on a Corporate Giant, Woolworths" made by local film maker Sharon Shostak
Mullumbimby means “Foot of the mountain” and...
Posted: 29Jun2008 23:14
Local film maker Susie Forster has written and directed a 5 minute movie about food miles. Starring local teenagers Lucy Serret, Juanita Ebbs and Heiti Miller (pictured) the film depicts a growing awareness in our community about the connection between global warming ...
Posted: 1Jun2008 22:32
Judy Wicks Co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies in the US and international pioneer of sustainable business, gave a talk and workshop in Mullumbimby on Tuesday 27th May.
Judy spoke about her experiences in Philadelphia where she has establis...
Posted: 29May2008 12:00
THE fight to stop Woolworths opening a store in Mullumbimby has now gone to the whole world via Youtube.
Twenty-year-old Ty Mason, a bachelor of digital arts student from Canberra's Australian National University, is from Mullumbimby, and has just released his ...
Posted: 23May2008 08:27
Duncan Dey, a former Byron Shire Councillor, talks about the flawed approval process for the Woolworths supermarket development in Mullumbimby. ...
Posted: 18May2008 11:36