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Joanna Keers

In FocusOther News
November 27, 2017

Kath O’Sullivan: the creative chameleon at the heart of Tribe and Temple

Kath O'Sullivan, designer and founder of local homewares brand Tribe & Temple, believes that our…
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i love bello shire, dorrigo, bellingen, clare colins, cooking, dina luciani
In FocusOther News
November 20, 2017

Dorrigo legend Dina Luciani in ‘Dina : A Passion for Italian Food’.

This video is about Dina Luciani and her passion for simple Italian Food. She talks…
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Bellingen High School Principal, Paul Holding, Bellingen Men's Shed, Camp Creative Bellingen, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, dorrigo national park, things to do, accommodation, bellingen weather
BackchatOther News
November 13, 2017

Backchat Bellingen High School Principal Paul Holding

Bellingen High School Principal and President of Bellingen Men's Shed Paul Holding, could be described…
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cath young, my bearded pigeon, etsy seller, bellingen shire, i love bello shire,dorrigo national park, things to do, accommodation, bellingen weather
Other News
October 30, 2017

Cath Young – Successful Etsy Seller & Mentor

If you’ve ever thought about becoming an Etsy Seller, offering your own handmade goods, vintage…
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Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, dorrigo
Other News
October 23, 2017

The Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival Story

The Dorrigo folk who originally created the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival and continue to…
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john morse, ceo tourism australia, i love bello shire, indigenous tourism,
In Focus
October 3, 2017

The many reinventions of former Tourism Australia CEO John Morse

Some people inspire us by the act of simply ‘being’. You get the sense John…
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I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, La Beaute Du Monde, Nadira Perera,
Other News
September 25, 2017

La Beauté Du Monde: pure organic luxury

Bellingen beauty therapist Nadira Perera of La Beauté Du Monde Bellingen has managed to combine centuries…
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Bello Food Box, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Dorrigo, Urunga
Other News
September 25, 2017

Bello Food Box delivering organic food that will make you smile

The Bello Food Box team explain their business model in simple terms- "We source real…
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Freda Brown, Swimming Against the Tide, I Love Bello Shire, Lisa Milner, Bellingen, Southern Cross University
Other News
September 18, 2017

Lisa Milner explores the life of political activist Freda Brown

International Peace Day is a fitting date for the launch of Lisa Milner's insightful biography…
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Kombu Wholefoods, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Dorrigo, Urunga
Other News
September 18, 2017

Kombu Wholefoods- feeding more than just their happy customers

"We set out to establish a 'one stop shop' for sustainable living, providing good food…
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bellingen accommodation, urunga, dorrigo, i love bello shire, visit nsw
Other News
September 13, 2017

Where to Stay in Bellingen

Where to stay in Bellingen   Accommodation in Bellingen doesn’t take the form of high-rise…
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Qudo, Bellingen restaurants, bellingen accommodation, i love bello shire
Other News
September 12, 2017

Where to Eat in Bellingen

Driving through this town’s quaintly unconventional rural main street, your thoughts may turn to where…
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architect tricia helyar, i love bello shire, bellingen, architect
BackchatOther News
September 11, 2017

Backchat with Architect Tricia Helyar

Bellingen Shire architect Tricia Helyar is passionate about incorporating green principles into her design.  She…
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Lyndall Dykes, Coffs Harbour Cheesemaking Workshop and Deli, Coffs Harbour, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Dorrigo, Urunga,
Other News
September 11, 2017

The sustainable whey: Lyndall Dykes Of Coffs Harbour Cheesemaking Workshop and Deli

The sustainable whey: How Lyndall Dykes of Coffs Harbour Cheesemaking Workshop and Deli shows home…
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Other News
September 11, 2017

Things to do in Bellingen

Driving through this town’s quaintly unconventional rural main street, the array of activities and entertainment…
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bellingen swiss patisserie and bakery, bellingen, i love bello shire
Other News
August 28, 2017

Putting the Swiss back into The Bellingen Swiss Patisserie and Bakery

Bellingen's much loved Swiss Patisserie and Bakery has moved back to its Swiss roots with…
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Tim Scanlon, i love bello shire, bellingen, bellingen urban landcare
Other News
August 21, 2017

Tim Scanlon of Bellingen Urban Landcare

Since 1995 members of Bellingen Urban Landcare have been regenerating waterways in our beautiful town…
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Chantal Lennox,sensory friendly community, i love bello shire, bellingen, bello youth hub, sensory friendly weighted chickens
Other News
August 21, 2017

Chantal Lennox building a ‘sensory friendly community’.

You may have spotted the the very colourful and cuddly knitted chooks that are popping…
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Chris Campbell, my Waterfall way, Nexus gallery, Bellingen Community Arts Council, I love Bello Shire, Bellingen
Other NewsThe Arts
July 31, 2017

Nexus Gallery Bellingen presents ‘The Shifting Viewpoint’

Chris Campbell's exhibition 'The Shifting Viewpoint' will be showing at the Nexus Gallery Bellingen until…
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Opal Pastro, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Federal Hotel Bellingen
Other NewsThe Arts
July 24, 2017

Featured Artist: Opal Pastro and ‘Bright Eyes’

Opal Pastro's current exhibition, 'Bright Eyes', a series of animal paintings that celebrate joy, quirkiness…
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I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Cardow & Partners Property Bellingen
BackchatOther News
July 17, 2017

Backchat: Suzanne Atkinson of Cardow & Partners Property Bellingen

Rod chats with Suzanne Atkinson of Cardow & Partners Property Bellingen, who really knows how…
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Emillie Reynolds, Reynolds and Reynolds Legal Services, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen
BackchatOther News
June 12, 2017

Backchat: Emillie Reynolds of Reynolds and Reynolds Legal Services

We cross examine Emillie Reynolds of Reynolds and Reynolds Legal Services.  You be the judge.…
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Tony Wickert, Bellingen Vintage Film Club, Nexus Gallery, Bellingen Community Arts Council, I Love Bello Shire
At the Movies
April 24, 2017

Tony Wickert & the Bellingen Vintage Film Club

Local veteran film enthusiast Tony Wickert will be sharing his love of film fortnightly with…
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SEKEM Community Egypt, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Dorrigo, Biodynamic
In FocusOther News
April 19, 2017

Helmy & Konstanze Abouleish and SEKEM Community Egypt

Helmy and Konstanze Abouleish visited the Bellingen Shire this past week to provide information about…
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Frances Amaroux, Creative Relating, Love Coach, I Love Bello Shire, Abundance Dorrigo, Bellingen
In Focus
March 27, 2017

Creative Relating with Frances Amaroux

Local relationship counsellor Frances Amaroux will be providing the insightful workshop 'Creative Relating' at 'Abundance-…
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Carty and Cox Solicitors, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen, Tony Cox
BackchatOther News
March 27, 2017

Backchat: Tony Cox of Carty & Cox Solicitors and Conveyancers

We interview local Solicitor and musician Tony Cox of Carty & Cox Solicitors and Conveyancers, and…
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Iris Curteis, I Love Bello Shire, Dorrigo Writers Group
Local Leaders
January 30, 2017

Iris Curteis: The Power of Storytelling

Iris Curteis is a local storyteller, who was initially inspired by her grandmother who, “spun…
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Jack Meagher, I Love Bello Shire, Native Bees, Bellingen
Backchat
January 30, 2017

Backchat: Jack Meagher Has Hives

Jack Meagher’s First Epistle to the Bellingonians. What brought you to our region? We came…
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Bouldering Hub Bellingen, Bello Youth Hub, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen
Backchat
January 17, 2017

BACKCHAT – Bouldering Hub Bellingen

So Bouldering Hub, welcome to Bellingen, I understand you’ve only been here a few months.…
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Local Icon Rob Anderson, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen
Local Icons
January 16, 2017

Local Icon: Rob Anderson – Bellingen Pool

https://vimeo.com/62986075 Local Icon Rob Anderson, long time member of Bellingen Diggers Swimming Club (aka The Bellingen…
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Louise Stanton, I Love Bello Shire, Dorrigo Arts, Bellingen
The Arts
January 16, 2017

Louise Stanton- Matriarch of Dorrigo Arts

"It was a small work of Vincent Van Gogh's in London that made me weep”.…
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Sculptures in the Park urunga, I Love Bello Shire, Urunga, Bellingen
Other News
January 10, 2017

Sculpture in the Park Urunga

Sculpture in the Park Urunga returns Sunday January 15th. This year's event has been co-ordinated by…
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Bellingen Artist Danielle Hickie, I Love Bello Shire, Bellingen
The Arts
January 4, 2017

Interview with Bellingen Artist Danielle Hickie

We meet one of the three artists currently exhibiting at Bellingen's Federal Hotel: Bellingen Artist…
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Bob Stockton, Camp Creative i love bello shire, Bellingen
Backchat
January 1, 2017

Backchat – Bob Stockton of Camp Creative

How long has Camp Creative been running? "I’ve been on the Camp Creative committee since…
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I love bello shire, bellingen, dorrigo, urunga, Big Fig Arts
The Arts
November 26, 2016

Interview with Big Fig Arts’ Karlee Brown

Big Fig Arts sounds like a wonderful initiative for local artists. Can you tell me…
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ilovebelloshire, canopycafedorrigo
In Focus
November 21, 2016

In Focus- Dorrigo’s Canopy Cafe

So Sue, you are now the new owner of Dorrigo's Canopy Cafe.  What brought you…
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