Bangalow-based sculptor Ben Hellewell recently wrapped his first solo exhibition, Where Movement and Stillness Collide. Created mostly from assembled driftwood, it’s a body of work that represents the deeply personal… Read more: Meet the Maker: Ben Hellewell
It’s a formidable undertaking to buy a 120-acre farm in a totally new location, and to set out to create an entirely new business venture. What’s needed is tenacity, endurance,… Read more: A dream to farm
Long time Bangalow resident, Jit Chong, is a community pharmacist. In September, he opened The Little Dispensary in Brunswick Heads. It is one of very few pharmacies between Coffs Harbour… Read more: Dispensing hope
Melia Naughton is a busy woman. She sings, acts, composes and plays music. Melia has her finger in many creative pies around the Shire. Here she tells Lyn McCarthy all… Read more: Singing your heart out
Christobel Munson goes deep into the features and facilities of the unique green oasis, Bangalow Parklands. The year 2023 has brought new life and energy into the precinct currently known… Read more: Parklife
In the September edition of the Herald, I asked the community if anyone wanted to share their reasons for voting No in the Voice referendum for potential publication. The conditions… Read more: Voicing your opinion
The Shire’s long-established culture of farmers’ markets, along with our proximity to the agricultural sector, make eating locally and seasonally relatively inherent. But even the most urban city-dweller can be… Read more: Floribundant
In our April issue we reported that both Bangalow and the 2479 postcode grew a lot between 2016 and 2021 – both population and houses. In this article Jenny Bird looks at income – did we grow richer as well as bigger?
The Northern Rivers Reconstruction Commission (NRRC) has released its draft Northern Rivers Resilient Lands Strategy, and it has big implications for Bangalow. In the short term, it is proposing a… Read more: Is Bangalow set to get bigger?
Life is short but art is long’ could be a motto for the latest collection of works from local artist Hilary Herrmann, on exhibition at the Tweed Regional Gallery from… Read more: Brushing up on memories
From the sublime to the seemingly ridiculous, from Beethoven’s transcendent ‘Moonlight’ Sonata to the sight of a man making an instrument out of a carrot – and playing it –… Read more: Sound and vision splendid
All the thrills and spills of the day captured by Lyn McCarthy – Niche Pictures Bangalow Lions Club thanks all of our sponsors, supporters, volunteers and Bangalow families and community… Read more: Bangalow Billycart Derby 2023
Later this year, Australians will have their say in a referendum to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Constitution through a ‘First Nations Voice.’ A referendum is… Read more: A Voice to parliament
This, the second in the Herald’s Census 2021 series, analyses data on population and housing collected by the ABS on the 10 August 2021. At the time most Australians were… Read more: Boy, have we grown
For the past month and into April, Ninbella gallery on Bangalow’s main street has displayed works by Byron Shire environmental artist, John Dahlsen. Here, John talks with Christobel Munson about… Read more: Environmental artist: John Dahlsen
In June 2020, long-time Bangalow resident Liz Franks (formerly Liz Gander) packed her 2014 Mazda BT50, decked out with a rhino fibreglass canopy, and headed off on the adventure of… Read more: An adventure seeker’s dream