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Manno Men’s Shed Incorporated is one of the big Swansea winners from the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnerships Program.

The Mannering Park organisation secured $74,460, in the latest round of funding, to extend its premises to provide a safe passive work area for its members.

Another 10 projects in the electorate were also beneficiaries of the $300,000 windfall.

“The state government funds will deliver much-needed improvements to facilities including upgrades to local Rural Fire Brigade facilities and surf clubs,” Swansea MP Yasmin Catley said.

“This grassroots funding will help create a more vibrant and inclusive community with positive social, environmental and recreational outcomes.

“I congratulate all the groups that were successful in their application.

“And, I look forward to seeing how their projects make a difference in their respective communities.”

The full list of successful recipients:

  • Manno Men’s Shed Incorporated: Men’s Shed extension to provide a safe passive work area – $74,460
  • Belmont North Preschool Incorporated: installation of solar panels – $17,750
  • UCA – St Luke’s Belmont: air conditioning of the gathering area – $10,000
  • The Girl Guide Association of NSW (Redhead): fence, gate, and floors – $8,119
  • Swansea Belmont Surf Life Saving Club Incorporated: upgrades to clubhouse security and installation of AED for community safety – $20,119
  • Gwandalan Public School P&C Association Incorporated: Gwandalan Public School outdoor fitness centre – $36,756
  • Valentine Eleebana Cricket Club Incorporated: extend Croudace Bay cricket net run-ups – $27,126
  • Northlakes Public School P&C Association: sensory play area – $50,000
  • Belmont Swansea United Football Club Limited: new PA System – $27,500
  • NSW RFSA on behalf of Gwandalan-Summerland Point Brigade: upgrades to community entrance – $12,000
  • Belmont Public School P & C Association: electronic signboard for Belmont Public School – $16,170

The program has funded more than 19,700 community projects since it began in 2009.

For more information, visit the Community Building Partnership website at nsw.gov.au/cbp

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