Grant gets women’s cricket going

August 25, 2023Posted in: Community

cricket ball smashing wickets

High on their wish-list since a women’s cricket comp started-up in the Highlands 3 years ago, Bundanoon Cricket Club have fulfilled their hopes of getting a team off the ground thanks to a grant through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme. The funds helped to buy uniforms and keep the cost of participating accessible for all. The...

Grant will enhance versatility at Bundanoon Men’s Shed

August 11, 2023Posted in: Community

picture of mens shed member hoding up a stack of chairs

The Bundanoon Men’s Shed is a community space, offering camaraderie and skill-sharing among its 80 members, whose ages span from their early 60s to their vibrant 90s. Recently, a welcome addition to the shed has been a set of stackable chairs, made possible through the Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Scheme grant. Before the arrival...

Building bridges to full participation, by giving local kids a hand with their learning

July 20, 2023Posted in: Community

teacher working with young child with educational toys

Some families at Kangaloon are seeing their child’s self-esteem thrive since the school reached out to Bridges for Learning. The caring local experts in holistic support for children with additional needs were able to come alongside kids struggling with their literacy, numeracy and social skills, thanks to a grant through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme. “It’s...

Platform Artspace dedicated to connecting community

July 14, 2023Posted in: Community

Picture of the artspace hallway leading to Stations St

A new creative platform will be unveiled on Tuesday 8th August at ReFrame Youth Walk-In on Station Street, for the imaginative sharing of stories that connect our Shire. Brought to fruition by grant funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, Platform Artspace will launch with an eye-catching 25m floor mural exploring the connection between mental wellbeing...

Empowering adventures: A place for children that need something different

July 14, 2023Posted in: Community

Little girl playing with slime

Imagine a place made to meet the unique needs of local parents and kids who need that extra bit of support. Just such a place is found right here in Wingecarribee Shire thanks to Highlands 4K, a charity dedicated to special needs for disadvantaged families, and grant funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme. “We’re here...