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New shading for the Bathurst Croquet Club

The Bathurst Croquet Club is basking in the shade following the installation of much needed awnings thanks to a Community Building Partnership (CBP) grant of $16, 390. 

Member for Bathurst Paul Toole said, “The club was successful in their application to the CBP and have been able to install a retractable outdoor awning which will provide players, spectators, officials and guests with a greater level of comfort and protection from the elements. 

“The Croquet Club is one of the most popular sporting facilities in Bathurst and it’s great to see this funding support a much needed and important enhancement to the clubhouse. The facility hosts a number of competitions throughout the year and the awnings are a very welcome addition. 

“The CBP is a great program designed to assist community groups and councils pursue initiatives which enhance their organisations and local infrastructure in a partnership with the NSW Government. 

“There were 29 projects assisted right across the Bathurst Electorate through the latest round of CBP and funding of $300,000 was delivered in support of a variety of projects,” said Mr Toole. 

If you are part of a community group or organisation in the Bathurst Electorate and would like more details on this funding program visit the website at 

Successful applications for the 2017 program will be announced later this year. 

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