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Growing Green Thumbs in Northern Beaches Public Schools

Sustainable Schools Grants program are opening shortly for 2021, supporting students to develop innovative sustainability projects at their schools

Schools in the Northern Beaches will be able to apply for grants of up to $15,000 to assist in developing innovative hands-on projects to make their school environment more sustainable. 

Member for Manly, James Griffin advised that they were excited to see the second round of applications open, assisting in developing students with hands-on projects. 

“The Sustainable Schools Grants is providing schools in Manly with the opportunity to learn about being sustainable with hands-on experience,”Mr Griffin said.

Manly Fire Station to Receive $2.9 Million Upgrade

The historic Manly Fire Station will receive a $2.9 million upgrade to ensure it continues to meet the modern demands of protecting the local community.

Minister for Police and Emergency Services David Elliott joined Member for Manly James Griffin and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Assistant Commissioner Paul McGuiggan to make the announcement today.

NYE in Sydney: Book Ahead or Celebrate from Home

A seven-minute midnight New Year’s Eve (NYE) firework display will bring in 2021 and premium viewing spots will be reserved for frontline workers to say thank you for keeping NSW safe throughout this year.

Member for Manly, James Griffin has welcomed the move. “There is no doubt that 2020 has been a challenging year for everyone.” He said.

“While the Harbour’s best vantage points will be reserved for these frontline workers, I’m encouraging everyone in the Northern Beaches to support their local businesses on the night, or celebrate from home”