The 2017 NSW Budget is a short-sighted joke for future generations who will be left with a cooked planet and a legacy of extinct species and degraded ecosystems.
Darcey Browning I should’ve known that these days a joke or a prank can quickly become an act of terror, via social media. I therefore unreservedly apologise to Mayor King and his partner and anyone else traumatised by an event on May 20.
Jason Errey, Bellingen From Netflix, games, shopping, reading the news, to home office, education, remote and e-health: we all require fast internet now.
"I have been a resident of Valery since 1980, 37 years, and during that time we have always had a healthy population of brushtail possums".
"We all love our trees, however those old camphors were a bit like myself – well past their prime".
"Shortly before seven o’clock in the evening I was standing on the corner of Oak and William when I heard the sound of a large number of birds crying out as they flew towards me in the dark".
Alice Burnet "I live with hope we can move forwards from this together, wiser and stronger, and, eventually with forgiveness and understanding. We are worth it, and our community deserves nothing less".
There is no justification for the destruction of the Church Street camphor laurels.
Shame ... shame ... shame and even more shame on the deaf and disrespectful members of Bellingen Shire Council who have now ordered and coldly arranged the execution of our grand old citizens ... those graceful trees of Bellingen town.
Gordon Jacob, Bellingen We are seeing more and more cutbacks either to the individual, or to organisations trying to help those most vulnerable in our community. We see services leaving Bellingen and going elsewhere and often to larger organisations who are ill equipped to provide the service.
Enjoy these stunning landscapes of the shire - taken by readers.
Feast your eyes on the stunning costumes paraded at Bellingen primary
Literary characters strutted their stuff at St Mary's on Wednesday morning.
Saturday is International Dog Day and our readers have shared some of their best photos.
Try the superquiz - pick your level.
Sam Kerr starred in a thrilling 3-2 victory in front of a record Matildas home crowd.
Photographer Michelle Brown captures the beauty of our wild horses.