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Support for Pittwater's Small Businesses

Friday, 30 April 2021

Northern Beaches Small Business Hardship Grants are available, adding to a suite of stimulus measures designed to assist local businesses impacted over the Christmas and New Year lockdown.

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes said cash grants of $3,000 or $5,000 can now be applied for through Service NSW.

“Pittwater’s small businesses took a bit hit during the lockdown in order to help protect our community,” Rob Stokes said today.

“These grants help cover business operating expenses – such as utilities, rent, financial advice, and marketing,” said Mr Stokes.

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Millions for Local School Improvements

Wednesday, 31 March 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced more than $3 million for school infrastructure projects throughout Pittwater.

Funding totalling $3.025 million has been allocated towards infrastructure projects at eight local schools, as part of the latest round of the NSW Government’s Metro Renewal Program.

The program is co-funding more than 200 projects at schools across Metropolitan NSW – including new toilet blocks, classrooms, playgrounds, staff rooms and outdoor learning spaces.

Projects being funded in Pittwater include:

 

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Pittwater Woman of the Year 2021

Wednesday, 03 March 2021

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes today announced wildlife rescuer Lynleigh Greig as the 2021 Pittwater Woman of the Year.

The award was announced at the annual Zonta International Women’s Day Breakfast, at Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club, and recognises outstanding achievements of local women and their valuable contribution to the Pittwater community.

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Celebrate Pittwater Seniors

Monday, 01 March 2021

Locals can nominate seniors who are helping to make Pittwater an inspiring place to live in the 2021 NSW Seniors Festival Local Achievement Awards.

Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes said the awards celebrate the work and achievements of seniors in Pittwater who make us proud every day.

“There are seniors in our community who go above and beyond as volunteers, carers and role models,” Rob Stokes said.

“Often this work happens quietly in the background – so these awards are a great opportunity to shine a light on these dedicated volunteers.”

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