A little drier underfoot at CTC Robertson

July 7, 2023Posted in: Community

Volunteers standing behind the counter with cakes and biscuits in front of them

A special not-for-profit multi-function community centre in Robertson was thrilled to receive funding of $3,800 through Council’s Community Assistance scheme, for necessary works to prevent their facility being flooded out during heavy rain events. The multi-function centre (CTC Robertson) is an important community hub that offers a variety of enriching experiences, from art and education,...

Donation gets Adventurous Women Platypus Dreamin

June 8, 2023Posted in: Community

Women walking along a track in the bush

Wingecarribee’s Adventurous Women Who Walk were so taken by local indigenous leader and educator, Wendy Lottery’s stories of her walking adventures, they sought funding through Council’s Community Assistance Scheme to offer the experience for local women from all walks of life. An engaging way to stay active, build community and gain a richer sense of...

More volunteers for home visits will help local families thrive

June 7, 2023Posted in: Community

mother and baby with a volunteer

Here in Wingecarribee, parents struggling with everyday pressures are fortunate to have the practical support of Home-Start Australia’s Volunteer Family Home Visits. CEO Michelle McDonell is grateful to have successfully applied for $7,000 in grant funding through Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Community Assistance Grants Scheme, toward training for even more local volunteers to make a difference....

Making green spaces more manageable for volunteers

June 2, 2023Posted in: Community

2 ladies at the market stall selling vegestables

We know Wingecarribee values the many local volunteers who dedicate their days to making life better for others in their communities. With the support of Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, Church Connect Christian Church have let helpers know their time is respected, by making grounds maintenance they undertake, a little easier. “Being right in the heart...

More than just a meal, Meals on Wheels Wingecarribee

May 12, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs, News

Meels on Wheels delivery person delivering meals

The big-hearted team of 70 volunteers with Meals on Wheels Wingecarribee mean so much more than just dinner-to-your-door to the hundreds of locals they nourish each week across our Shire. New equipment, made possible by Council’s Community Assistance Scheme, will save them prep time so that they can invest quality time in even more people....

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