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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…

Reducing the risk of COVID-19 within your own home- your questions answered.

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As the COVID-19 emergency continues, many of us have more questions than answers about how to keep ourselves and our loved ones safe.  How can we prevent contamination within our…

Latest update- Covid-19 is now officially in the Shire

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Local GP Dr Trevor Cheney, on behalf of the Bellingen Shire Health Care Pandemic Response Group, brings us up to date about the current, local Covid-19 situation.   Dear fellow…

Words of Wisdom from Jason John – Ecofaith

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The series of devastating events over the past few months has resulted in our community experiencing a grab bag of emotions in rapid succession, even simultaneously. The cost is that…

To mask or not to mask? That is the question. A ‘do-it-yourself’ face mask.

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It is well understood that our healthcare professionals should be wearing face masks to reduce the risk of COVID-19 contamination.  However, should the general public be doing the same?  In…

Bake your own Sourdough bread at home

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One of the only positive side-effects of our current situation is our intensified interest in home-grown and home-made. And what could be more satisfying than baking- either with the kids…

Urunga Mylestom Chamber of Commerce has been working hard to provide added support for our members during the Covid-19 crisis.

Urunga Mylestom Chamber of Commerce supporting local business- the COVID-19 response.

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Timely words from Urunga Mylestom Chamber of Commerce President Steve Allan……… The economic disruption evolving as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds is occurring at pace in Bellingen Shire. For business owners…

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