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Good news for Stroud

$1,000,000 in disaster funding for the Showground Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and NSW Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police Troy Grant today announced over $1 million in disaster funding to support the restoration of Stroud Showground. Mr Keenan said the assistance is part of the Commonwealth-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements […]

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Great Work Stroud

Image courtesy of: Davina Lathwell How good does the fence look! Well done to all the volunteers who got out there and painted the Stroud Showground fence yesterday, she looks like a new penny.

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The fence needs a lick of paint – Saturday 5 March

To put your name on the list of helpers or for more information contact Karen Hutchinson 0414 863 045. Many hands make light work and everyone is welcome. WHERE | Stroud Showground WHEN | Saturday 5 March, 2016 TIME | 8.30am start

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Stroud Showground Repairs still in hiatus

Stroud’s showground is still waiting for its major repairs, eight months after April’s super storm either swept away or irreparably damaged fencing, lighting, tennis courts and pavilions. Local resident and Great Lakes councillor Karen Hutchinson said that they missed out on state government disaster funding due to a change of rules last year which removed […]

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Stroud Showground waiting for government funds

A Hunter Valley community hit hard by April’s super storm says it is confident it will receive government support to clean up its showground. Stroud’s showground suffered a million dollar’s worth of damage in the wild weather, including damage to pavilions and a heritage-listed grandstand. The property was not covered by insurance because it is […]

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Fiery Chilli Festival

RAISING FUNDS FOR LOCAL RFS Be at Stroud Showground 8am to 12noon on Sunday 24 November for the hottest Chilli Festival Stroud has ever seen! Stroud Heritage Growers and Artisans Market is hosting a chilli festival to remember – raising much needed funds for our Rural Fire Service (RFS) who worked tirelessly to protect local […]

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