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Fiona patten will be replacing Clementine Ford at the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2019.
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April 8, 2019

Program Changes to Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2019

Unfortunately feminist author/journalist Clementine Ford has had to cancel her previously announced appearances at the…
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Crime and mystery is a fictional genre that will be explored fully at this year's Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival.
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April 1, 2019

‘Whodunit- Crime and Mystery’ Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival

Writing a good crime novel, one that draws the reader in and maintains the suspense…
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I Love Bello Shire chats with Mark Oliver- chairperson of the Bellingen Memorial Hall about the pending transformation of the building
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March 25, 2019

Grand plans for our old dame- The Bellingen Memorial Hall.

Community excitement surrounding the pending upgrade and restoration of the Bellingen Memorial Hall is palpable.…
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The line-up for the The Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2019 is now launched. The Festival has again attracted literary and publishing greats.
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March 18, 2019

Literary Launch: Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2019

The much anticipated line-up for the Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2019 has just been…
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ALP Candidate for Oxley Sue Jenvey discusses her policies for the Bellingen Shire
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March 11, 2019

Backchat: ALP Candidate for Oxley Susan Jenvey

With the NSW State Elections looming, Rod sat down for a chat with ALP candidate…
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The Stables in Bellingen is opening on February 24th as an open art studio, but will also be available for workshops, performances, meetings, rehearsals and of course an exhibition space.
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February 18, 2019

The Stables revitalisation creates a home for art and learning

The old Bellingen Stables has had many functions over the years, since George Moore oversaw…
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February 11, 2019

Growing (in)visible – an upcoming exhibition embracing our elderly community

When Bellingen residents Bruce Jacups and Nicole Hind connected to explore creative ways to celebrate…
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Bellingen Veterinary Hospital Nurse and WIRES animal carer volunteer Audra Petrie chats with I Love Bello Shire about all things animal.
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February 4, 2019

Backchat: Bellingen Veterinary Nurse and WIRES stalwart Audra Petrie

Bellingen's loved and trusted veterinary nurse Audra Petrie has been moonlighting as a volunteer  native…
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no. 5 church street Bellingen owners Anthony natalie Harrison
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January 14, 2019

No. 5 Church Street Bellingen- a Hub for all seasons

No. 5 Church Street is the Screenwave International Film Festival (SWIFF) 'Hub' in Bellingen-a place…
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I Love Bello Shire had the chance to chat with Dave Horsley, who along with wife Kate Howat is responsible for the creation of Screenwave Film Company on the Coffs Coast. The fourth Screenwave International Film Festival commences Thursday January 10th 2019. With 60 feature films and 20 short films showing on the Coffs Coast over the festival period, there will be something for everyone.
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January 7, 2019

Creative change-makers driving the Screenwave juggernaut

“Screenwave is all about bringing new film experiences to regional NSW audiences," says Dave Horsley,…
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Woodwork, Design and Technology students prepare for "Arbour", the upcoming exhibition of their final year works at Bellingen Gallery and Framing Studio Bellingen.
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November 12, 2018

“Arbor” -celebrating woodwork, design and technology

Table saws, lathes and routers are momentarily silenced as the anticipation builds for "Arbor"- the…
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We interview Bridget Rees on the eve of The Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival about her recent invitation to the United States to participate in the Performing Arts Discovery: American Sounds. the role of this festival is to introduce American artists to international festival programmers.
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October 22, 2018

Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival hits the world stage

The much-awaited Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival, an acoustic weekend of concerts, workshops, jamming, dancing and…
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We chat to Rosie Wickert current chair of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival organising committee about this year's festival line-up.
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September 24, 2018

A peak behind the curtain- Bellingen Fine Music Festival

Rosie Wickert, current chair and unofficial publicity officer of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival organising…
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Bellingen Fine Music Festival is redefining the meaning of Fine Music this year with some unusual acts in store for festival goers.
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September 17, 2018

Bellingen Fine Music Festival: Redefining ‘Fine’ Music

As the 2018 Bellingen Fine Music Festival prepares to present it’s 9th event from September…
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The Music-By-Youth Project is an innovative initiative of the Bellingen Fine Music Festival where HSC music students work with and have their musical compositions recorded by renowned musicians in Sydney. This year the Acacia Quartet are recording the compositions of three lucky Bellingen High School students.
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September 3, 2018

Music-By-Youth Project- producing musicians of tomorrow.

Bellingen High School HSC music students Melonie Taylor, Tarni St John and Oscar Schellhorn are…
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wedding stories in bellingen.
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August 16, 2018

Wedding story – memories

As part of the mentoring group, Stitched Up's ten year anniversary event, the ‘Beautiful Brides of…
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August 16, 2018

Wedding story – wedding dress

This story of one bride's wedding dress has been shared by wedding celebrant Maree Connellan, Maree’s…
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August 16, 2018

Wedding story – a true fairytale

A Truly Fairy-tale Wedding - story of one Bellingen Shire local couple's wedding day told…
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August 15, 2018

Wedding story through the photographer’s lens

Scott Surplice is a photographer who shot the wedding day of Libbie and Nathan in…
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Waste Not Bellingen are targeting the Bello Winter Music 2018 to ensure that the level of food and plastic waste this year is reduced. I Love Bello Shire interviewed some of the Waste Notters about the strategies they will be using.
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July 8, 2018

Get Out Damn Waste- Waste Not Bellingen targets Bello Winter Music

Last year's Bello Winter Music was an enormous success.  However, the streams of people enjoying…
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Former media personality debbie Spillane talks to Rod Keers from I Love Bello Shire about her move to the mid north coast of NSW, her plans for 2BBB community radio station in bellingen, the bellingen Readers and Writers Festival and so much more.
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July 2, 2018

Backchat: Former ABC journalist Debbie Spillane finds a new home at 2BBB

Debbie Spillane only migrated north from Sydney 2 years ago, but has certainly made her…
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Seth Jordan is working to bring the Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival to Bellingen in 2018. Interviewed by I Love Bello Shire
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May 21, 2018

Backchat: Seth Jordan of Bellingen Readers & Writers Festival

It seems like long-time 'Bellingenite' Seth Jordan is a necessary ingredient in the production of…
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Bello LeaF Program runs alongside the Bello Winter Music Festival In Bellingen each year. I Love Bello Shire has the full program for 2018 here.
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May 21, 2018

Bello LeaF Program at Bello Winter Music

The Bello LeaF Program of sustainability focused and environmental workshops, tours and forums will run alongside the…
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Nosewise Bespoke Perfumery was established by Carmen Bertlin because she wanted to create something as luxurious and well layered as the designer fragrances out there, without having to jeopardise our health to have that. Ilove Bello Shire wrote her story.
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April 30, 2018

Nosewise Bespoke Perfumery adds that special touch to the big day

“Perfume is the most intense form of memory”, says perfumer Jean-Paul Guerlain, a sentiment also…
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April 3, 2018

Love is in the Air at Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival 2018

This year's Bellingen Readers and Writers Festival has an awe inspiring line-up of writers who…
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March 12, 2018

Dorrigo’s Canopy Cafe creates magic with only the finest of local produce

Dorrigo's Canopy Cafe, situated at the stunning Dorrigo Rainforest Centre Skywalk, describe themselves as "very much…
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February 26, 2018

Syntropic Farming- the answer to age old farming dilemmas.

Farming in a manner that will increase production yield while simultaneously improving soil quality is…
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February 12, 2018

Backchat with Urunga Football Club Vice-President, Roger McCabe

Urunga resident and Vice-President of the Urunga Football Club Roger McCabe, is an advocate for…
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February 5, 2018

Lloyd Rees lithograph exhibition at Nexus Gallery Bellingen

The exhibition at Nexus Gallery Bellingen, opening on 18 February 2018, shows twenty four lithographs…
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January 29, 2018

Singer, song-writer Claire Anne Taylor set to captivate the Bellingen Shire

Singer, song-writer Claire Anne Taylor (photo credit Erin Lee), will be sharing her soulful folk…
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January 8, 2018

Backchat with composer Scott Collins

Multi-award winning, Bellingen-based composer Scott Collins is passionate about creating music and sound for vision. "I…
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January 7, 2018

Wedding story – Another picturesque Bellingen wedding

This wedding tale is being told in pictures. Beautiful pictures in fact. Scott Surplice Photography…
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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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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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