Grant gets women’s cricket going

August 25, 2023Posted in: Community

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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...

Grants available to help strengthen your community’s resilience

August 25, 2023Posted in: Community

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Support is at hand to strengthen the staying-power of communities across our Shire as Wingecarribee Shire Council releases a new Community Resilience Small Grants program. Here’s where your not-for-profit community organisation or association can tap into funding toward innovative ideas for building resilience. “Our priority with this program is to make assistance available for a...

Fun ‘Da’ Mental finished on a high note

July 21, 2023Posted in: Community

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It was a fun-filled two weeks for local youth who got involved in our FUN ‘Da’ MENTAL youth project this July! Our guiding committee of young people from our community came up with some great suggestions for school holiday activities, and a whopping 176 registrations were quickly snapped up. “From skateboarding and tai-chi, to weaving...

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

July 20, 2023Posted in: Community

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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

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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...