Community Grants for Ashburton

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Ashburton United Soccer Club and Ashburton Bowls Club will receive funding to upgrade their equipment and facilities under the Coalition Government’s Stronger Communities Programme, the Hon Kelly O’Dwyer MP, Federal Member for Higgins, announced today.

Ashburton United Soccer Club will use its grant of up to $15,000 to enhance the Club’s training and playing facilities by providing portable full sized goals, covers for cricket pitches and ice baths for players’ recovery.

The Ashburton Bowls Club will receive up to $7,000 to install new sun shelters that will provide effective UV protection for members and visitors participating in competition and social bowls at the club.

“Local clubs like the Ashburton United Soccer Club and Ashburton Bowls Club contribute to our vibrant local community and promote participation in sporting and social activities, supported by the efforts of dedicated volunteers,” Ms O’Dwyer said.