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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 Update from the Bellingen Covid-19 Clinic: Dr Trevor Cheney

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Dear Bellingen Shire 11 May 2021   Happy May Day, or Harvest Festival or more important than most days of celebration – Happy Bellingen Show!  What a great success and…

Bellingen Show Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever. By Janene Carey

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A record-breaking number of people poured through the gates of the Bellingen Show on the weekend of May 8-9. Show Society President Gillian Anderson (pictured above with Michael McPhail (left)…

The creators of the Bello Show Meatloaf, Linda Hillman and Irene Chesterman, share their famous Bello Show Meatloaf recipe.

For Old Times Sake: Bello Show Meatloaf

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Anyone else out there lament the absence of one of Bellingen Show’s mainstays this year?  There is no doubt this year’s Show was the best yet, with record numbers and…

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

The Monthly Bellingen Shire Property Report by Nathan Cardow

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Finally, the wet season ‘La-nina’ event is forecast to have come to an end and Autumn is upon us. And in my opinion, we are now in the best season…

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

Weekly Update for the Bellingen Covid-19 Clinic: Dr Trevor Cheney

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Dear Bellinger Shire 4 May 2021 “I’ve seen fire and I’ve seen rain I’ve sunny days that I thought would never end…” (apologies to James Taylor)   How quickly news…

The EJ Mantova Memorial Art Competition 2021 has been a great success, cementing its place as an integral part of the Bellingen Show.

Celebrating Art at the Bellingen Show

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“Bellingen’s much loved art competition has returned for 2021 with great success,” says EJ Mantova Memorial Art Prize organiser Jackie Lee, (pictured above left, with fellow organiser Morann Paterson). The…

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