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Local dance group Sprung!! is an integrated dance theatre that has built a community program that creates space for people of all abilities and disabilities to express their creativity and love for the performing arts. They are seeking community support to raise money to support their creative and community programs. They have launched a fundraising campaign through Creative Partnerships Australia who are providing a matched funding opportunity to double the impact of all donations. For every $1 donated (up to $25,000) before May 28h, Creative Partnerships Australia will match it, dollar for dollar.
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A performance by Sprung!! that took place in Bangalow. Photo Jeff Dawson
‘This is giving us a seriously life changing opportunity to raise $50,000 to help us expand our community program so more people with disabilities will have the opportunity to express their creativity and their love
for the performing arts,’ say Sprung!! representatives. ‘If you value everyone’s desires and dreams, please join Sprung!! in its journey to make all things, for everyone, possible. Your donation – no matter
how big or small – is valued, appreciated, and most importantly doubled!’ To donate visit www.sprung.org.au/ double-your-impact. As a registered charity, donations over $2 are taxdeductible in Australia.
Byron’s car-free Sundays
Walk to school – be healthy, be safe
parking revenue, and the cost of traffic management such as providing waterfilled barriers, traffic controllers and signage. ‘Significant community consultation, planning and budget allocation will be required,’ she said. ‘Staff having commenced the investigation and
Next week, children across the country will be encouraged to participate in the 22nd anniversary of National Walk Safely to School Day on May 14. The annual event raises awareness of the health, road safety, transport and environmental benefits that regular walking can provide
Development Application [in relation to the market relocation] recommend that Council give this process priority, and not commence any conflicting projects.’ Councillors voted unanimously to proceed with the car-free Sundays plan. Q Read longer version online: www.echo.net.au.
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for the long-term wellbeing of our children. Apart from the physical benefits, regular walking also has a favourable impact on their cognitive and academic performance. National Walk Safely to School Day also encourages parents and carers to walk, to reduce dangerous traffic congestion.
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