North Coast Food Forum a Great Success

Friday 7 November 2014

Industry development presentations were held throughout the day with Saskia Beer from Barossa Farm Produce, being the key note speaker.

Public Libraries Celebrate 75 Years

Wednesday 29 October 2014

To mark the 75th anniversary of the NSW Library Act, the landmark legislation that led to the provision of free public library services for the people of NSW Bellingen Library hosted a celebratory cake cutting on Tuesday 4 November.

Bellingen Park Grandstand Upgrade

Thursday 16 October 2014

The NSW Footy Facilities Fund is an initiative of the National Rugby League and the NSW Government to assist clubs to improve the quality, availability and standard of their facilities and Bellingen was one of only 13 successful applicants, 11 being from country NSW.

Emergency Works to Deep Creek Bridge

Tuesday 14 October 2014

The longitudinal deck has failed in a couple of areas and some bolted connections have now rattled loose resulting in deck surface not being fully supported and tied down.

Council forms Partnership to Protect Our Precious Koalas

Tuesday 14 October 2014

The Koala Plan of Management (KPOM) is informed by detailed vegetation mapping and a Koala Habitat Study, both of which were funded by OEH under the State Government’s ‘Saving Our Species’ program.

Hydes Creek Bushland for Koalas

Monday 29 September 2014

Council appoints YMCA to manage Dorrigo Swim Centre

Monday 29 September 2014

The Y, who has been managing Bellingen Swimming Pool for a year, has been appointed to oversee the management of the Dorrigo Swim Centre for the 2014-2015 season. 

Redecking of Baileys Bridge on Kalang Road

Friday 19 September 2014

This will involve stripping the bridge back to the girders and reinstating two new layers of deck.


Works will be undertaken during the hours of 6.30am – 4.30pm each day on Wednesday 1 October 2014 and Thursday 2 October 2014, weather permitting.

Mental Health Month Activities

Wednesday 17 September 2014

The timing of the campaign centres on World Mental Health Day, which is marked each year on October 10. The following programs and activities are planned for the Bellingen Shire during October.

Bellingen Shire Youth Hub Turns Two

Monday 8 September 2014

Over the past 12 months, the centre has seen an increase in usage by young people and general community groups as well as a diversity of users and programs.