Splendour to go ahead at Yelgun

Mat Morris General Manager of North Byron Parklands on the approved site.
Mat Morris General Manager of North Byron Parklands on the approved site. supplied

SPLENDOUR in the Grass has won approval to hold the festival at its Yelgun site after the NSW Government this morning gave the event its final tick of approval.

The approval follows a years-long battle between Splendour organisers and Yelgun residents, which took the issue to the Land and Environment Court after Byron Shire Council approved a trial of the festival at the site, ultimately getting the approval overturned.

A spokeswoman for North Byron Parklands, the company responsible for the site, said the Planning and Assessment Commission had approved a five-year trial running until 2017 allowing three events per year catering for between 10,000 and 35,000 patrons each.

None of the events to be held at the site are allowed to run longer than four days and the site may host a total 10 festival days each year.

Topics:  byron shire council, music festival, north byron parklands, splendour in the grass



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
Price Slashed - Owners... $349,500
House 4 3 4
Sensational Family... $419,000
House 4 2 2

Featured Jobs

Clarence Valley jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Registered Nurse Mareeba Part Time
SUBWAY - Part time &... South Grafton Part Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Horoscopes

Leo

If you’ve got a travel urge, you may be missing the opportunity by postponing it. Start to plan, even if it’s not going to be an...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save