Darkwood Road - Diehappy Bridge Re-Opened

Tuesday 19 January 2021

Council undertook repair works at Diehappy Bridge from Tuesday 19 January 2021. The repairs will involve significant works including the removal of temporary support structures and the use of large hydraulic machinery.

The Promised Land – issues, challenges and strategies

Thursday 14 January 2021

Bellingen Shire has long been regarded as a place of natural beauty and has strong appeal for nature-based tourism.  This holiday season we have seen tourist numbers increase like never before.

NOTICE: Bellingen Swim Centre Temporary Closure

Monday 11 January 2021

The Bellingen Swim Centre will close temporarily from Monday 18 January 2021 to undertake an essential upgrade to the pool’s filtration system. It is expected that the pool will  re-open on Monday 25 January 2021.

Council and YMCA apologise for any inconvenience caused to pool patrons and residents.  

Bowraville Road CLOSED from Nambucca Valley Council Boundary – Monday 11 January to Wednesday 13 January 2021 (weather permitting)

Friday 8 January 2021

Please be advised that from Monday 11 January 2021, Nambucca Valley Council will be undertaking emergency flood repairs (within Nambucca Valley LGA) on the Bellingen Road / Bowraville Road between Bowraville and Spicketts Creek.

There will be no through access between Bowraville and Bellingen for this period.

Dangar Falls Viewing Platform and Walkway Access to Plunge Pool - CLOSED

Tuesday 5 January 2021

Recent wet weather has destabilised the rock face adjacent to the lower walkway and caused a significant rock fall with the potential for further falls.

As such, Council have closed the walkway access to the public until the rock face can be assessed and made safe.

Darkwood Rd Die Happy Bridge Closure Update

Tuesday 29 December 2020
Council have undertaken further investigations of Diehappy Bridge this morning.

Darkwood Road - Diehappy Bridge Closure

Monday 28 December 2020

Please be advised that Darkwood Road at Diehappy Bridge has been closed today due to a localised failure.  Due to the risk of further damage to the bridge Council has taken measures and closed the bridge to allow for inspections to be undertaken.

We All Need to Play by the Rules

Thursday 24 December 2020

We all need to play by the rules this Festive Season, that’s the message you need to remember to help reduce the spread of the most recent outbreak of COVID-19 on Sydney’s Northern Beaches.

EFTPOS is down at Raleigh Waste Transfer Station

Wednesday 23 December 2020

Telstra has advised that due to a local power failure, mobile phone and EFTPOS services are not availble across a significant portion of our Shire.

Subsequently, Raleigh Waster Transfer Station is currently unable to process EFTPOS payments and can only accepts cash payments.

Dorrigo Waste Management Centre Reopens

Thursday 17 December 2020

Please be advised that Dorrigo Waste Management Centre has re-opened as per normal operating hours from today, Thursday 17 December 2020.

Council apologises for any incovenience this temporary closure might have caused and thanks you for your patience.