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Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival is back in 2021 at the dorrigo showground.
October 22, 2021

Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival – Dorrigo Showground

As we look to 2021, we are happy to announce that the 19th Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass…
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The Festival of small halls comes to dorrigo showground in April.
April 10, 2021

Festival of Small Halls – Dorrigo Showground

J H Davis Memorial Hall stands on lands traditionally owned by the Gumaynggirr people. Festival…
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Chrysalis Steiner School has been forced to relocate to Bellingen town centre due to the floods that have recently closed access to Thora.
In Focus
April 5, 2021

Chrysalis Moves to Bellingen for Town School

The year 2019 ended abruptly with the devastating bushfires. In 2020 we dealt with the…
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April 3, 2021

Mountain Market (CANCELLED) – Hickory st Dorrigo

Come and join us for another amazing market in the mountains! We can't wait to…
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April 1, 2021

Leave Your Mark – Dorrigo Easter Art Exhibition

‘LEAVE YOUR MARK’. DORRIGO EASTER ART EXHIBITION. Participate in Dorrigo’s vibrant art scene by entering…
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In Focus
March 22, 2021

Alternative Sealed Roads An Imperative: By Ruth Holmes

Dear Residents of Bellingen Shire, During the last few days residents have been inconvenienced by…
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a wellness retreat will be held at yaraandoo eco lodge in ebor.
February 15, 2021

Wellbeing Retreat – Yaraandoo Eco Lodge Ebor

Yaraandoo's amazing health and wellness retreats will nurture your body & mind; so you can…
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February 2, 2021

Out of the Mist (art exhibition) – Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

The DORRIGO VISUAL ART GROUP come through the 2020 mist with an exciting new exhibition…
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This month's group exhibition at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre 'One Fine Day', features the intriguing works of Sally Hook. This week we interview Sally about her work with clay.
Other NewsThe Arts
November 16, 2020

One Fine Day with Ceramicist Sally Hook at Dorrigo Rainforest Centre

This month's group exhibition at the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre- 'One Fine Day', features the intriguing…
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Jeannie Veitch and Karyn Sherman are the facilitators for the Dorrigo Resilient Communities Program , a grassroots program designed to find solutions to the regions biggest concerns.
In Focus
September 21, 2020

When the Going Gets Tough- Dorrigo Resilient Communities

No one questions the fact that Dorrigo and surrounding regions have done it tough over…
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Community Development Worker and Bellingen local Celeste Abell, is the Suicide Prevention Project Coordinator for the Bellingen Neighbourhood Centre. She is currently trialling Lifespan across the Bellingen Shire.
In Focus
July 20, 2020

Suicide prevention through community awareness, capacity and resilience.

Looking out for each other is a way of life in the Shire.  Ask anyone…
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Bellingen Shire Council Mayor discusses the decisions around the Commonwealth’s Disaster Recovery and Resilience funds
In FocusOther News
May 25, 2020

From the Mayor – Our Shire’s Disaster Funding Discussions & Decisions

Thankfully, our Shire’s seaboard was spared from the most severe impacts of the recent bushfire…
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