Last week some crazy woman with a bunch of brainwashed kids protesting against a circus in Coffs. Animal enslavement they screeched. But what difference between a lion bred in captivity, and a farmer's dog, or those thousands of horses, broken and used for pleasure or work?
Kev Doye, Bellingen It is easy to write letters to the paper that knock council and councillors – or in fact anyone getting out there and doing something.
Name supplied and held upon request We live in a democracy and it affords us, not only great privileges, but also great responsibilities.
Professor Henry Brodaty AO A new report just released has found that the number of people with dementia in Australia has soared to more than 400,000 - that’s one new case every 6 minutes – with an estimated cost to the community of more than $14 billion this year alone.
Hugh Bowman Winx means the world to me, but seeing what the bushfires did to Dunedoo puts it all in perspective, writes Hugh Bowman.
Alice Burnet Recently, I visited a little town called Wondai in south-east Queensland. Wondai township has a population of about 2,100 and an original shire population of 4,375. Like Bellingen, it also has a main highway through the middle of town.
Alice Burnet This letter is written in response to the hysterical members of the Bellingen community who are against the removal of the Camphor Laurel trees on Church Street.
Alice Burnet "At 100 years-of-age each, the worthiness, usefulness and appropriateness of three of Bellingen’s finest and most honoured citizens, is once more in question. This is not the first time their lives have been under threat. Reprieved from execution some years ago, by popular outcry, the gentle trio are once more headed for the chopping block".
Jody and Daniel, Bellingen Canoes, Fernmount. In the last six weeks, we have had a barrage of assaults on our property and our possessions, incidences that do not make any sense.
Mary Barry OPINION: New research reveals one in five young people think it’s “normal” for a boy to put pressure on girls to do sexual things.
St George-Illawarra have made it two wins on the trot with a 26-12 win over the New Zealand ...
The Cats headed west and come home with kudos and points.
The Bombers are back; Adelaide bags the AFLW flag and all the action from round 1.
VIC: Sebastian Vettel powering to an imperious victory at the Australian Grand Prix at Albert Park.
QLD: The Crows took the honours – shattering the dreams of the Lions who had gone through the ...
The Formula 1 caravan is revving up in Melbourne ahead of Sunday's Grand Prix.