I LOVE BELLO SHIRE, BELLINGEN SHIRE SOCIAL, SEEN IN AND AROUND BELLINGEN, DORRIGO, URUNGAWelcome to the Bellingen Shire Social Pages. What’s been happening around the Bellingen Shire? Who’s been seen out and about? There’s always so much on – and our little community supports it all well.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Nancy trying to save the Kalang Headwaters by marching in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

The crowd gathers to try and save the Kalang Headwaters by marching in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Mel, Erik, Elisa & Linda at the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Guido Eberding at the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Locals leading the way at the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

The Bellingen Drumming group leading the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Jack Meagher at the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

John Arkan at the Bellingen Markets always seems to be in a curry.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Bellingen Shire Mayor Dominic King at the Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

save the kalang headwaters march in bellingen.

Save The Kalang Headwaters march in Bellingen.

Linda Simpson from Megan and Sue Herwig from Dorrigo taking a coffee break at Dorrigo Community Markets.

John & Alayne Simon making conversation at the 2040 Community Conversation night at Bello Corner Store.

Happy customers Morgan and his son from Bello with Bikey Fixey’s Tim and an (almost) fixed bike.

Dorrigo’s Lulu and Rillia with their ‘good-as-new-again’ bike thanks to Bikey Fixey’s Justin.

Visitors from S.A. about to enjoy Ensemble Q as part of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival.

Locals Aditya and Lynn heading in to Ensemble HQ performance as part of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival

Bellingen Fine Music Festival goers from Dorrigo

Belle’s from Valla enjoy the Bellingen Fine Music Festival

Jody Glover & the Lions Club boys tending the sausage sizzle at Bello Community Markets raising funds for BlazeAid

The Lions Club lads tending the sausage sizzle at Bello Community Markets raising funds for BlazeAid

Rebecca & Lianna from Coffs enjoying a day at the Bellingen Community Markets

Carmen chats with Shantaya & Jo (aka Saije) while they set up to perform at Bello Community Markets

Protesters Cath Beynon & Rowan Butler at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Marching protesters at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Students Mel, Linda & Pot at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Kate Janzio-Fry (Manly supporter) at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Evelyn Kok-McCosker from the Corner Store at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Mary Bernadette & Daniel Freuden at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Bellingen Mayor Dominic King at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Oscar poole at the climate strike in bellingen.

Oscar saving the planet at the Climate Strike in Bellingen.

Mandy & Phil Vockler at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Mandy & Phil Vockler at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Monique & Kat from the Bellingen Environment Centre at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Monique from the Bellingen Environment Centre with Kat at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Wayylan & Glenn Turner enjoying a father son moment at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Wayylan & Glenn Turner enjoying a father son moment at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

May Smith taking home some goodies from the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

May Smith taking home some goodies from the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Jonas & Catherine from the Bellingen Enviroment Centre at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Jonas & Catherine from the Bellingen Environment Centre at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

& Nick from seedsavers at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Gabi Curwood & Nick Radford from seedsavers at the Bellingen Spring Plant Fair.

Kelly Webster & Xena Hodgson at Food Angel Cafe in Dorrigo.

Kelly Webster & Xena Hodgson at Food Angel Cafe in Dorrigo.

Stylish couple Troy and Bernie Divola at Food Angel Cafe in Dorrigo.

Stylish couple Troy and Bernie Divola at Food Angel Cafe in Dorrigo.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Charlie & Sarah Simpson-Goff relaxing with a fruit smoothie at Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Django enjoying some Spring sunshine at Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Mishka sleeping off  lunch at the Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Tanya Fox, Julian Greenacre & Camilla Fontanella at Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Musicians Freedom Summers, Julie Hutchinson & Wayne Hutchinson performing at the Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

liberty providores in urunga has the best coffee & food in urunga.

Peppy enjoying a Sunday bowl of water at Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

Jessica Power, Emily Foschi & Willow Berry looking after patrons at Liberty Providores Cafe in Urunga.

Justin Brow on his way to Amelia Franklins in Bellingen to fix some bikes.

Justin Brow cycling to Bikey Fixey at Amelia Franklins Cafe in Bellingen. (squeeky brakes)

Bellingen farmers & producers market is on every wednesday afternoon in bellingen.

Bellingen Farmers & Producers Market organiser Louise Hensby with Nicole Cisterne at the Wednesday markets at Bellingen Showground.

Bellingen farmers & producers market is on every wednesday afternoon in bellingen.

Shoppers Steve Tunley & Steve Klippin at the Bellingen Farmers & Produces Market at the Bellingen Showground.

Bellingen farmers & producers market is on every wednesday afternoon in bellingen.

Stallholders Tom Rothsey & Adam Tutt at the Bellingen Farmers & Producers Market.

Bellingen farmers & producers market is on every wednesday afternoon in bellingen.

Greg “Howlin” Norton playing live at the Bellingen Farmers & Producers Market.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Singer Joe Newton with Eva Ritchie at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Ariel & Mieke Tobey with Micklo Jarrett at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

The Choir led by Luke Rhodes & Michlo Jarrett at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Liisa Rusanen & Fiona Morgan at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Janette Lovell at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Mindy Cook from Moo River Farm with Amber Gee at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony.

Pamela Whitehead with Bruce & Helen Aiken at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

kalang headwaters campsite for the sacred fire lighting ceremony with ariel tobey, mieke tobey and michlo jarrett.

Beth Gibbings & Tim Cadman at the The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at The Kalang Headwaters.

Emily and Timbo at The Sacred Fire Lighting Ceremony at the Kalang Headwaters.

Football player Matt Jaffray caught-up with tennis star Nathalie Niujens at The Bellingen Brewery & Co.

Football player Matt Jaffray caught-up with tennis star Nathalie Niujens at The Bellingen Brewery & Co.

Performer Yhan Leal & fan Steve Gorrell at the Kalang River Forest Alliance at the bellingen memorial hall.

Performer Yhan Leal & fan Steve Gorrell at the Kalang River Forest Alliance Fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Sarah Kenny & Luke Rhodes at the Kalang River Forest Alliance at the bellingen memorial hall.

Sarah Kenny & Luke Rhodes at the Kalang River Forest Alliance at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Rear Wheel Drive frontman Phil Vockler at the Kalang River Forest Alliance Fundraiser at the bellingen memorial hall.

Rear Wheel Drive frontman Phil Vockler at the Kalang River Forest Alliance Fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

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Paul “Mr SEO” Forest attending the Kalang River Forest Alliance fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Rosie & Tony Wickert enjoying lunch at The Corner Store in Bellingen.

Rosie & Tony Wickert enjoying lunch at The Corner Store in Bellingen.

Jade & Michael English from The Don Dorrigo Gazette at Components Cafe in Dorrigo.

Jade & Michael English from The Don Dorrigo Gazette at Components Cafe in Dorrigo.

Barry Locke & John Widerberg from The Men's Shed in Urungaat the urunga riverside markets.

Barry Locke & John Widerberg from The Men’s Shed in Urunga at the Urunga Riverside Markets.

Nora Brooks, Pam Hayne & Emily Struik with Japanese exchange student Wakana at Urunga Riverside Markets.

Nora Brooks, Pam Hayne & Emily Struik from Urunga Lions Club with Japanese exchange student Wakana at Urunga Riverside Markets.

John & Sandy Radke at the bellingen fine music festival fundraiser at the bellingen memorial hall.

Maryanne Khan, John Conway & Sandy Radke helping at the Bellingen Fine Music Festival fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

James Healy & Alison Scheef at the bellingen fine music festival fundraiser at the bellingen memorial hall.

James Healy & Alison Scheef at the Bellingen Fine Music Festival fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Libby and Rick Knight at the bellingen fine music festival fundraiser at the bellingen memorial hall.

Libby and Rick Knight at the Bellingen Fine Music Festival fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Janet Richardson and Leo Bradney-George at the bellingen fine music festival fundraiser at the bellingen memorial hall.

Janet Richardson & Leo Bradney-George at the Bellingen Fine Music Festival fundraiser at the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Ken and beth Conway from Urunga riverside resort at the North coast regional tourism awards.

Ken & Beth Conway from Urunga Riverside Resort at the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards in South West Rocks.

Jo and Ross from raleigh winery at the north coast regional tourism awards in south west rocks.

Jo Wilson & Ross Main from Raleigh Winery at the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards at South West Rocks.

Liz Ostini (Skin Bliss Bellingen) and Mark Freeman enjoying a Sunday afternoon fireside social with friends in Thora.

Michael Grieve centre with winners of awards from the north coast regional tourism awards at south west rocks.

Michael Grieve (centre) from Bellingen Shire Council with award winners at the North Coast Regional Tourism Awards.

mary visiting bim morton at Tree-O furniture gallery in raleigh.

Mary Bernadette & Bim Morton at the Tree-O Furniture Gallery in Raleigh.

Sarah Andersen, Trevor Oliver & Bim Morton at the Tree-O Furniture Gallery in Bellingen.

Ted Greenwood & Patrice Gerlach having Sunday lunch and live jazz at The Raleigh Winery.

Blues Brothers impersonators Rowena McGregor & Stuart Scott  at The Raleigh Winery.

Yvonne & Frank Wynen enjoying a Sunday lunch and live jazz at The Raleigh Winery.

Steve & Wendy Allan enjoying a seafood dinner at Anchors Wharf Cafe in Urunga.

John Tuckwell & Gloria Malone at the gallery opening of “Warmth” at The Art Space in Urunga.

Local artist Guss Brunnekrief at the gallery opening of “Warmth” at The Art Space in Urunga.

Local artist Bernice Davies at the gallery opening of “Warmth” at The Art Space Urunga.

Local artists Adrienne Hmelnitsky & Maryanne Khan at The Art Space in Urunga.

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Bello Winter Music Festival revellers

Naidoc week at urunga neighbourhood centre.

Tyronne Sheather, Suzi Kelly & Peter Lister at Naidoc Week celebrations at the Urunga Neighbourhood Centre. (photo:Peter Lister)

Naidoc week at urunga neighbourhood centre.

Elani, Carmen & Malakai Boland at Naidoc Week celebrations at the Urunga Neighbourhood Centre. (photo:Peter Lister)

Naidoc week at urunga neighbourhood centre.

The Lions Club Urunga’s Nora Brooks, Pete & Jo Brotherton with Morrie Knight supporting Naidoc Week in Urunga. (photo:Peter Lister)

Naidoc week at urunga neighbourhood centre.

Michael Jarret with smoking ceremony dish at Naidoc Week celebrations at the Urunga Neighbourhood Centre. (photo:Peter Lister)

Hilary Cadman from Bellingen Chamber of commerce with Rod MacPherson from Affirmations at the Bellingen Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Corner Store.

Hilary Cadman from Bellingen Chamber of Commerce with Rod MacPherson from Affirmations at the Bellingen Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Corner Store.

Steve Klipin and Evelyn from The Corner Store serving up breakfast at the Chamber of Commerce meeting on the Bellingen Memorial Hall

Steve Klipin and Evelyn from The Corner Store serving up breakfast at the Chamber of Commerce meeting on the Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Nick & Carol Vale representing Affirmations Publishing House at The Members Art Prize opening at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen.

Carol Simon & Robbie Spence enjoying an afternoon at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for The Members Art Prize awards.

Beth Gibbings & Gloria Malone inspecting the artwork at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Julie Hutchinson & Andy Livemore at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Members Art Prize judge May Southgate with Linda Coombers at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Members Art Prize award judge David Southgate at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Christine Courcier-Jones and Lynn Tizzard at The Nexus Gallery in Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Award winner Greg Coates & Louise Rawson-Harris at Nexus Gallery Bellingen for the Members Art Prize awards.

Lyn Tizzard, Gillian Anderson, Sandy Brennan, Elaine Leader, Pattie Hoschke & Vicky Bonventi at Bellingen’s Biggest Morning Tea at the Bellingen Showground.

Golfers from Nambucca Golf Course enjoying Bellingen’s Biggest Morning Tea at Bellingen Showground raising money for cancer research.

Anna Juodvalkis from OzGreen, Anna Joy from Bellingen Shire Council & local architect Anna Fisher at the opening of upstairs at The Bellingen Memorial Hall.

“Community Engagement & Project Specialist” Dean Besley & Alice Burnett enjoying the opening of upstairs renovations at The Bellingen Memorial Hall.

The opening of the renovated upstairs rooms of the bellingen memorial hall.

Local architect Tricia Helyar with Bellingen Memorial Hall architect Steve Gorrell discussing the upstairs renovations at The Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Bellingen Shire Council Deputy General Manager Michelle McFadyen & General Manager Liz Jeremy inspecting renovations at The Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Local film maker Bryan Duffy and full-time tennis player Nick Bertsos enjoy a Sunday afternoon at The Bellingen Tennis Courts.

Engineer Tomm Lewis & accountant to the stars Phil Wilson enjoying Sunday afternoon tennis at The Bellingen Tennis Courts.

Liz Ostini from Skin Bliss and local artist Anke Furnee enjoying dinner at Za’atar’s 1st Birthday Celebration.

Kaz Selbie & Ben Perrin making sure everyone has a great day at The Bellingen Markets.

A stylish Trish Carruthers with Fleur Blainey Deen from Bloominwell Health at The Bellingen Markets.

IGA Bellingen’s Iona MacDonald with friends Eden & Bronte at the Bellingen Markets.

Wendy & Kurley with Natalie from No.5 Church St Ritual Chai Van at The Bellingen Markets.

Keith & Mirella enjoying time at The Bellingen Markets last Saturday.

Local poet Jonathon Lockyer & stall holder Zella Young at The Bellingen Markets.

Kendal from The Corner Store with partner Guy at The Bellingen Markets.

Local artist Robyn Simon & Betty from Windsong Chimes at The Bellingen Markets.

Robin Ashley, Kathy Ross & Jane Mosco on their way to The Bellingen Markets.

Sue Lennox from OzGREEN with daughter Jodi at The Bellingen Markets.

Jemah Day from Blessed Earth Goddess Clothing at The Bellingen Markets.

I love bello shire social pages was at the bellingen readers writers festival held at cedar bar kitchen in bellingen

James Cracknell from Windsong Travel & Paul Tipper from Camp Creative at the Bellingen Readers Writers Festival at Cedar Bar & Kitchen Bellingen.

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Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival presenter Elisa Hall & Rosie Wickert from Bellingen Fine Music Festival attended the Opening Party at Cedar Bar & Kitchen in Bellingen.

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Former ABC presenter Kerry O’Brien, and interviewer Debbie Spillane at the Opening Party for the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival at Cedar Bar.

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John Considine was flanked by Cr Jennie Fenton & Mayor Dominic King from Bellingen Shire Council at the Readers & Writers Festival Opening Night at Cedar Bar & Kitchen.

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Presenter Belinda Scott & Jane Hutcheon from the ABC’s One Plus One program at the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival at Cedar Bar & Kitchen.

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Local artists Philip Senior & Shelley O’Keefe enjoying Opening Night for the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival at Cedar Bar & Kitchen in Bellingen.

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Consultant & Publicist Seth Jordan for the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival opening proceedings at the Cedar Bar & Kitchen in Bellingen.

Victorian MP & Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival presenter Fiona Patten enjoying Opening Night at Cedar Bar & Kitchen in Bellingen.

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Publicist Eve Jaremka and Rob Stockton from Camp Creative enjoy Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival opening night event at Cedar Bar & Kitchen.