Dosh delivered to dozen

The Coffs Harbour Deep Sea Fishing Club is one of 12 local community groups celebrating after receiving funding from the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program.
The Coffs Harbour Deep Sea Fishing Club is one of 12 local community groups celebrating after receiving funding from the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program.

A RAFT of local community groups are celebrating after receiving funding from the NSW Government's Community Building Partnership program.

Local member Andrew Fraser said 12 local projects are among 1424 across the state which will shared in $35 million in grants.

"Local construction and trades jobs and local businesses stand to benefit from the activity as community infrastructure is built, refurbish or enhanced," Mr Fraser said

The successful Coffs Coast projects are:

  • CHESS - $67,500 for the building of permanent Men's Shed in Coffs Harbour;
  • Coffs Harbour Deep Sea Fishing Club - $63,240 for the refurbishment and upgrade of boat wash down and fish cleaning facilities;
  • Coffs Harbour Kart Club - $25,000 for toilet block upgrade and improvement of the in/out grid area of the track;
  • Coffs Harbour Regional Conservatorium Inc - $17,100 to replace the air conditioning unit;
  • CWA Woolgoolga - $15,000 for the renovation of the kitchen in the CWA Rooms;
  • Sawtell Girl Guides - $36,200 for the upgrade of the kitchen facilities;
  • Jagun Aged Care - $40,000 to enhance the quality of life of Aboriginal elders with some form of disability through transport;
  • Orara Valley Progress Association Inc - $35,000 for a caretakers residence;
  • Rotary Club of Woolgoolga - $15,000 for a Woolgoolga heritage trail;
  • Sawtell District Meals on Wheels Inc - $42,945 for upgrading interior/exterior of the Community Hall and installation of sustainable energy saving equipment;
  • Seaboard Community Neighbourhood Services Inc - $15,440 for the upgrade of community facilities at Urunga Neighbourhood Centre; and
  • Upper Orara Recreation Reserve Trust - $27,556 for the upgrade of community sport and recreation facilities.

Topics:  community building partnership program

Drilling down to the next stage of the Coffs Harbour bypass

The bypass would be four lanes.

Drilling starts on the Coffs Harbour bypass

Festival draws in record crowd with its multicultural flavour

Sydney bhangra dance troupe Rhythm of Bhangra flashed its colours at the Woolgoolga Curryfest on Saturday, September 24.

Curryfest attracts largest crowd yet as thousands get taste of India

Boardwalk fix a step closer to completion

ALMOST THERE: Coffs Harbour International Marina manager Elise Currey is hopeful the boardwalk to Muttonbird Island will finish in time for the Christmas holidays.

After months of delays a finish date for the marina boardwalk nears

Local Partners

Emily Blunt's (almost) singing career

Emily Blunt nearly became the British Britney Spears.

Angelina is blocking calls from Brad Pritt

Angelina Jolie has reportedly blocked Brad Pitt's number.

Apocalyptica 'seek and destroy' sceptics with 'master' set

Apocalyptica play Max Watts in Brisbane on their Shadowmaker Tour.

Review of final show of Apocalyptica's tour

Rebecca Hall doesn't own a TV

Newspapers, yes. Television, not so much

Jaime King 'terrified' by son's heart surgery

Jamie King was "terrified" when her son went in for heart surgery.

John Mayer's advice for Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes has revealed John Mayer gave him advice

Coffs region is hot property

The region’s housing market is looking up, with projects on the radar in Tannum Sands and Boyne Island.

Units and houses are both pulling strong returns for Coffs

UPDATE: Former rodeo champ's sale rained out, now back on

Larkhill local Ken Consiglio is having an auction of most of the things on his property.

'People kept showing up and we had to turn them away'

Couple build their own 'tiny house' for $45k

Holly Bowen and Oli Bucher built their "tiny house" themselves, only hiring a plumber and an electrician. Photo/supplied

The house, which is built on a trailer and can be towed.

Sunshine Beach property breaks real estate record

The property overlooks Sunshine Beach, as the backyard lawn meets the sand.

Sunshine Beach mansion sale smashes real estate record

SOLD: Historic hotel finds new owner

Post Office Hotel Grafton

Photo Adam Hourigan / The Daily Examiner

Pub in new hands and heading in a brand new direction

Peppers Airlie Beach put on the market

ON THE MARKET: Peppers Airlie Beach is being for recievership sale by CBRE Hotels and PRD Nationwide Airlie Beach.

Peppers Airlie Beach is being offered for sale.