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Ali Hiddlestone

Coastbeat Journalist - Coffs Harbour

Ali Hiddlestone is freelance writer for Coastbeat.

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A Whole Body Treat at the new Laser Clinics Australia in Coffs Harbour

Are you after a special offer this summer?  Scroll down for more info!  For some, the words ‘laser hair removal’...

24 Dec 2019

Coastbeat chats to trailblazing author Annie Seaton

Coastbeat caught up with the Nambucca Heads local to chat about her new book, Undara and living out her dream...

11 Dec 2019

Devil’s Advocate – Aussie Ark

What is small, fluffy and likes to hang out in a tree from time to time? While you would be...

9 Apr 2019

Häuslein Tiny House Co.

‘Looking at life in a different way’. This is the vision of husband and wife duo Scott and Sarah Rohdich...

9 Apr 2019

The Ratua Story, a Pacific Island escape

As the first in our ‘Postcards from the Pacific’ series, Coastbeat caught up with dynamic Kiwi couple and owners of...

4 Feb 2019

Four generations of surf lifesaving on the NSW North Coast

Every weekend from October to April, rain, hail or shine, families descend on the beaches of the north coast and...

30 Jan 2019

From paddock to plate

While our beautiful region is well-known for its stunning beaches and relaxed coastal pace, it’s also a burgeoning hub of...

9 Jan 2019

The story behind Sawtell Cinema

Movie-lovers descend from far and wide to enjoy Sawtell’s charming cinema and these days, it’s often buzzing with patrons, but...

31 Oct 2018

Top 10 Things to do in Sawtell

Discover the best things to do in the unique village of Sawtell With its pristine waterways, picture-perfect beach and the...

31 Oct 2018

The Hilltop Store, Sawtell

As part of our ‘Full Circle’ series, Coastbeat caught up with renowned Sydney chef and Sawtell local, Carla Jones and...

31 Oct 2018

Turtle tales: surviving against all odds

Catching a glimpse of beautiful moments in nature often comes down to being in the right place at the right...

29 Oct 2018

Bowraville Art Hub: The Coast’s best-kept secret

A mere sixty kilometres from Coffs Harbour is a small, quiet town where the tree-lined streets contain buildings with remarkable...

18 Jul 2018

A Touch of Italy

Stefano Mazzina’s love affair with gelato goes back a long way. From fond childhood memories of making it with his...

18 Jul 2018

Meet the Chef Kenny Liang, Moon Dragon

A fusion of fresh authentic Chinese dishes and unique Asian cuisine, Moon Dragon at Moonee Market has fast become a...

18 Jul 2018

Adventures Abroad, Fine Food, Flowers and more

In the second part of our ‘Full Circle’ series, Coastbeat caught up with Coffs Harbour local – turned international marketing...

18 Jul 2018