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If you really want to know something about a place, ask a local. We have done this for you with our many stories of locals across the Bellingen Shire including Bellingen, Dorrigo, Urunga, Mylestom. Everyone in our Valley has a story to tell. Some come from families who have lived here for many generations, and others have discovered this beautiful region and made it their home.

Below are our most recent stories which change weekly. For more Local Stories, click here. We hope you enjoy…

Dr Trevor Cheney gives his weekly report from the Bellingen Shire Covid-19 Clinic

Weekly Report from the Bellingen Shire Covid-19 Clinic: Dr Trevor Cheney

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Dear Bellingen Shire 13 April 2021   It seems to pop up anywhere, without warning, esp after a gathering at the waters. It is often unnoticeable until the outbreak is…

The sixth Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF) launches Wednesday 14th April with the most ambitious program to date.

SWIFF ’21- Immersion Into the World of Film

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Anticipation is building. In fact, only one sleep to go before the cinephiles amongst us can immerse themselves in the world of film.  The sixth Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF)…

Bellingen Show is more than animals and rides. It also affords artists the chance to enter the oldest continuous art prize in the region, the E J Mantova

The Bellingen Show- So Much More Than Animals and Rides.

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The Bellingen Show is fast approaching.  For many of us, the Show means horses, cows, dog parades and rides.  But for our artistic community, The Bellingen Show also affords the…

Dr Trevor Cheney gives his weekly report from the Bellingen Shire Covid-19 Clinic

Weekly Report from the Bellingen Covid-19 Clinic: Dr Trevor Cheney

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Dear Bellinger Shire 6 April 2021   This week is brought to you by the letter “C”.   In fact for more than a whole year, nearly 18 months, the…

The Australian Chamber Orchestra under Richard Tognetti will be revisiting Bellingen to play with the Bellingen Youth Orchestra on Sunday April 18th.

The Incredible Journey- Bellingen Youth Orchestra

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So many great journeys begin with no sense of where they will end! So it was in 2007 when members of our community managed to persuade Richard Tognetti and the…

Dorrigo Show is definitely going ahead in 2020 over the weekend of November 27 and 28 with a real focus this year on women in the show.

Dorrigo Show 2021- Definitely A Goer!

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Understand, it’s for real: there will be a Dorrigo Show in 2021 and it will be a great one! After being forced, by Covid 19, to abandon the 2020 show…

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