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Cowra Community Grants Program 2018

Cowra Community Groups - Apply Now for Funding!

Are you a community group with a worthwhile project? Need new equipment or improvements to a garden or building?

The next round of Cowra Council's $50,000 Community Grants Program is now open, with eligible community groups having until Friday 31 August 2018 to lodge applications.

Guidelines and application forms available here.

Lachlan Valley Way Road Works

Road work continues on the Lachlan Valley Way during August, with widening and pavement strengthening work at the Shire boundary closest to Booroowa on the Lachlan Valley Way. All enquiries should be made to Cowra Infrastructure and Operations on tel. 6340 2070.

‘Help Us Help You’ campaign features local recycling facility staff

Barry Craig from Cowra Council features in a new ad campaign on local recycling facilities and their staff that aims to give residents a behind-the-scenes look at how recycling is sorted.

Barry says he's seen almost everything turn up in recycling waste, including dead animals.

"We are human, and we've got to touch your recycling. Take a little bit more care as to what goes in your recycling because we want to do our job and get all the recyclables out of the recycling."

Check out Barry, the Cowra MRF team and some of the Cowra Junior League players here!

Get your entries in for the Recycled Art for Cowra Awards (RAFCA)!

For all our creative and environmentally aware young people, a reminder that entry dates for the annual Recycled Art for Cowra (RAFCA) competition are fast approaching. This year's theme is Fantasy Characters and their Fantastic Adventures, and we are again looking forward to some wonderful creations, using any characters in books, TV or films.

Entries for the 2018 RAFCA competition will be accepted at the Cowra Aquatic Centre on Thursday, August 30 and Friday, August 31 between 11am and 2pm and on Monday, September 3 and Tuesday, September 4 between 1pm to 5pm.

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