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Council supports Beverley Park Golf Club’s tree management project

Posted 25 January 2017 by (Hurstville News)

As part of the NSW Governmentandrsquo;s Stronger Communities Fund Program, Georges River Council has awarded $50,000 in funding to the Beverley Park Golf Club to help with the removal and replacement of trees throughout and along the boundaries of its golf course. andnbsp; President of the Beverley Park Golf Club, Frank Bates, said the club was greatly appreciative that Council had awarded $50,000 towards its project. andnbsp; andldquo;For a number of years now I had submitted various applications for grants on behalf of the Golf Club to assist with developing various projects to enhance the grounds,andrdquo; he said. andnbsp; andldquo;We have had trouble with trees on the boundaries of the course and within the course dying and, in turn, becoming a danger to golfers, pedestrians, and parked cars.andrdquo; andnbsp; andldquo;This funding gives us an opportunity to now address this immediate problem.andrdquo; andnbsp; Mr Bates explained that the funds will allow the Club to remove the dangerous trees and replace them with new ones. andnbsp; andldquo;This will add to the future environmental development and embellishment of Beverley Park Golf Course,andrdquo; he said. andnbsp; Administrator of Georges River Council, John Rayner, said Council is committed to supporting projects and initiatives, which meet local needs. andnbsp; andldquo;I would like to congratulate the Beverley Park Golf Club for their successful application to the Stronger Communities Fund Program,andrdquo; he said. andnbsp; andldquo;The $50,000 in funding that has been awarded to the club will go a long way to helping it undertake this project.andrdquo; andnbsp; More than 60 applications were received by Council requesting funding through the Stronger Communities Fund Program. andnbsp; Of these applications, 27 were awarded funding ranging from $10,000 to $50,000, which overall totalled $1 million. andnbsp; For more information please contact Council via 9330 6400 or visit www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au. andnbsp;[ENDS]