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Please Stay @ Home these School Holidays

Thursday 9 April 2020

Please stay at home these school holidays, that’s the message I want our community to remember as we head into what’s traditionally a time of the year when friends and family get together and enjoy our great outdoors.

Bellingen Shire Coronavirus Pandemic Response Group

Monday 6 April 2020

The Bellingen Shire has taken matters into its own hands with the establishment of their Bellingen Shire Pandemic Response Group and today launch another layer – a Connection Centre and COVID-19 Website. 

Extraordinary Council Meeting - Friday 03 April 3pm

Thursday 2 April 2020

n response to the COVID-19 Pandemic, relevant legislation has been amended to allow Councils to meet ‘virtually’ (on-line) and observe best practice social distancing and isolation protocols.

Council’s Pandemic Response Plan is Activated

Tuesday 24 March 2020

Our Shire’s Pandemic Response Plan has been activated, and Council’s internal Pandemic Response Working Group are proactively managing the organisation’s response to the current and potential impacts the Coronavirus may have on the way we live our day to day lives and the way in which we service our communities.

Local Response to a Global Crisis

Friday 20 March 2020

Bellingen Shire Council Mayor, Cr Dominic King, has praised the Bellingen Shire Coronavirus Pandemic Response Group’s joint efforts to ensure we are a resilient community that is prepared for the future challenges the Coronavirus presents us.

Opening of Weighbridge at Raleigh Waste Management Centre

Friday 13 March 2020

As part of our continued improvement to waste services, Bellingen Shire Council with funding assistance from the Environmental Trust as part of the NSW EPA’s ‘Waste Less Recycle More’ initiative have upgraded the Raleigh Waste Management Centre.

Guide to Kerbside Bulky Household Waste Pickup

Friday 13 March 2020

Bellingen Shire Council (through Coffs Coast Waste Services) provides a Bulky Household Waste collection once each year to residential households in the Bellingen Shire which receive a kerbside collection service.

Seniors Festival Activities a Success

Thursday 12 March 2020

The recent NSW Seniors Festival events in Bellingen Shire were a great success with events taking place at Dorrigo and Mylestom that attracted more than 100 seniors from all areas of the Shire.

More than 90 seniors came along to North Beach Bowling Club to enjoy a day of entertainment, guest speakers and refreshments.

Potential disruption to kerbside waste collections

Thursday 13 February 2020

Due to adverse weather conditions and local flooding, there is a potential for some disruption and delays to the kerbside waste collections.

Bellingen Shire residents are advised to place their bin out on the kerbside on their usual collection day and to leave it there until collected.

We thank you for your understanding.

Level C Water Restrictions Introduced in the Bellingen Shire

Monday 10 February 2020

Following heavy rainfall and sustained high river levels and a positive rainfall forecast, Council is moving water restrictions to Level C effective Monday 10 February 2020.

A summary of Level C – Water Conservation Measures are:

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