Individuals, groups and businesses are invited to nominate for an Ian Cooper Award for access and inclusion. These awards are made to local services, groups and businesses in acknowledgement of their efforts to improve access to their service and/or premises or groups who are inclusive of people with different abilities.
For the Bellinger River Snapping Turtle, the mating season has never been so important.
A group of local community-builders are inviting community and visitors at this weekend’s Bellingen Turtle Festival to discuss that very question at the Sustainability Forum, Sunday morning from 10:30 - 11:30am at the Dome within the Festival site at the Bellingen Showgrounds.
A few issues on the minds of locals this week.
The Dorrigo Health and Wellbeing Medical Centre has dominated this year’s Australian Institute of Architects’ NSW Country Division Awards taking out top honours in two award categories.
The Deputy Prime Minister of Australia, Barnaby Joyce blamed renewable energy for the South Australian blackout. The Greens have pointed out it was a freakish storm that flattened nearly 30 high voltage transmission lines … and now the Electrical Trades Union has warned NSW is at risk of widespread power failure due to massive staffing cuts.
Liz Langdale NPWS ranger Andrew Marshall said people should be mindful of behaviour rules to keep noise to a minimum.
Police are appealing for information after a man was seen committing an act of indecency near a group of young girls yesterday.
One Bellingen local has been recognised for his hard work and dedication to his profession after being a part of the 2016 Minister’s Student Achiever Awards for Tourism & Hospitality.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today released its 2015 Causes of Death data - which includes annual national suicide information.
VIC: We try to predict how the AFL grand final will end.
Melbourne stopped on grand final eve to set the mood for the Western Bulldogs and the Sydney Swans.
NATIONAL: The Fairfax front pages from across the nation.
More than 130 teams of school students drafted, created, coded and designed apps.
Western Bulldogs, Sydney Swans, Melbourne Storm and Cronulla Sharks fans are gearing up - BIG TIME!
NSW: Look out Deni, everyone's on the way for utes, boots, mates... and Keith Urban.
Whitten Oval as the place to be for all Western Bulldogs fans as the 2016 AFL looms large.