Bellingen Shire Council recently ran a photo competition for Shire residents as part of the Growth Management Strategy, ‘Homes for Our Future’ project. The theme of the competition was ‘What do you love about your neighbourhood; What makes you smile in your street’?
Happy Snaps Photo Competition Winners Announced
Reverse Vending Machine to have Bins Removed
The Bellingen Shire community is to be commended for its recycling efforts and embracing the use of the Connell Park Reverse Vending Machine (RVM) located in the Connell Park Carpark.
Environmental Levy Fund Closing Soon
Council’s Environmental Levy Community Fund is currently inviting applications for projects that meet the current priorities of the Fund.
Nominate a local hero for an Australia Day Award
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.
Ignite Mid North Coast Symposium
Bellingen Council in partnership with Bellingen Chamber of Commerce secured to rights to host the 2018 ‘Ignite Symposium’ on 7 November 2018. This business development and networking event was held in Bowraville last year and attracted around 400 delegates from across the region.
October is Mental Health Month - Join our Community BBQ
Bellingen Shire Council is partnering with a number of groups and services to host a free community barbecue in Dorrigo to mark Mental Health Month. This event will take place at the Dangar Falls picnic area on Coramba Road in Dorrigo on Thursday 25 October 2018 between 11.00am and 2.00pm.
Bellingen Swim Centre Vandalised
As Council staff did their maintenance rounds of public amenities early on Saturday morning, they were horrified to discover that the Bellingen Swim Centre had been the target of extensive vandalism.
Update on Bellingen's Reverse Vending Machine
The reverse vending machine located in the Connell Park carpark continues to be well used by Bellingen Shire residents.
Ian J Cooper Awards for Access & Inclusion Call for Nominations
Bellingen Shire Council would like to invite individuals, groups and businesses to nominate for an Ian J. Cooper Award for Access and Inclusion.
Bellingen Shire Council has a new Deputy Mayor
The election of a new Deputy Mayor was on the agenda of the September Ordinary Council Meeting held on 26 September 2018.
General Manager, Liz Jeremy acted as Returning Officer as Cr Toni Wright-Turner was elected to the position for a one year period from 27 September 2018 to 25 September 2019.