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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 Covid-19 Clinic: Dr Trevor Cheney

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Dear Bellingen Shire 2 March 2021   A slightly briefer note tonight, as I have had to attend a bunch of meetings.  Alas, from the perspective of my poor old…

In the first of our three-part series on the Bellingen Shire Housing Crisis we interview Kerry Pearse of the Housing Matters Action Group.

The Bellingen Shire Housing Crisis- Kerry Pearse Housing Matters Action Group

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Simply put, the Bellingen Shire is now in a housing crisis. “It’s impossible to find rental housing and when it’s available the rents are too high for most people on…

The Bellingen township has been hit by vegetation vandalism. Anyone with information should contact Bellingen Police on 6655 1444.

Local Vegetation Vandals Hit New Low

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Reports of vegetation vandalism in and around our Shire are traditionally rare and isolated instances, because we are a community that wants to protect and enhance the beauty of the…

Nathan Cardow of Cardow and Partners Property gives us his monthly report for the Bellingen Shire.

Bellingen Shire Property Report by Nathan Cardow

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Welcome to our monthly real estate report…   We have had rain! And lots of it. Visitors all say the same thing-how green our valley is at the moment. At…

Emma Hohnen teaces at Urunga Yoga. She has experienced firsthand, how hardship has unleashed the incredible power of connection and community.

‘Where Do You Go When The Sky Is Falling’ by Pyari Pathania

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If you’re anything like me – you probably cry a lot – or at least you feel like crying a lot – or maybe you just look around at 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 Bellingen Shire 23 February 2021   And so it begins! Billed as Australia’s biggest peacetime event since 1945.  It is also the world’s biggest ever health related event, packed into…

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