News

Urunga Library to get a Facelift

Friday 14 December 2018

Council is thrilled with the news that it has been successful in obtaining grant funding in the amount of $93,000 for the Urunga Library extension.

The Member for Oxley Melinda Pavey MP visited the Urunga Library to make the announcement on Wednesday 12 December that funds will be sourced from the NSW Regional Cultural Fund 2018.

A Community Project Worth Celebrating

Tuesday 11 December 2018

The Bellingen Memorial Hall, the primary arts and cultural facility of the Bellingen Shire, is set for an impressive $4.054m redevelopment – citing increased inclusion, access and broader usage of this facility as the driving motivators.

Gleniffer Interpretive Signage

Friday 7 December 2018

Visitors to Gleniffer will soon be able to discover more about the unique environment and history of the Gleniffer Valley while learning how to preserve the natural beauty so that future generations can also enjoy this wonderful place.

Weed Alert - Be on the Lookout for Red Cestrum

Friday 7 December 2018

Council’s Invasive Plants Officers are currently inspecting areas of the Dorrigo Plateau for the highly invasive toxic plant Red Cestrum (Cestrum elegans) following concerns from landholders.  Over the past 12 months Council has received reports of cattle dying suddenly following the ingestion of small amounts of the plant.

Enter the draw for a Samsung Tablet by providing your Feedback

Friday 30 November 2018

Bellingen Branch Libraries are seeking community feedback on the types of items it purchases for its collection.

Bellingen Shire - Best in the State

Thursday 29 November 2018

Bellingen Shire Council congratulates our local tourism operators who achieved great success at the recent NSW Tourism Awards held at Luna Park in Sydney.

Homes for Our Future Update

Thursday 29 November 2018

As a first step in preparing a new Growth Management Strategy (GMS) for the Bellingen Shire, Council sought community feedback on planning for change to determine what our priorities should be.

Be on the Lookout for Tropical Soda Apple or TSA

Friday 23 November 2018

Local land managers in the Bellingen Shire are being urged to look out for any new infestations of one of the State’s most wanted weeds after Council’s invasive plants staff recently made new discoveries of Tropical Soda Apple in the Raleigh area.

Community Celebration for International Day of People with a Disability

Friday 23 November 2018

Urunga Neighbourhood Centre and Bellingen Shire Council will celebrate International Day of People with a Disability in 2018 with a Community Celebration on the Green in Urunga.

Nominate a local hero for an Australia Day Award

Thursday 15 November 2018

The Australia Day Committee advises that planning for the 2019 Bellingen Shire Australia Day Award Ceremony to be held in Dorrigo is now underway with nominations being sought in the following eight categories.

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