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Phone: 5952 5747
Unique jewellery and fashion
Black Sheep Clothing
Alterations and repairs
Sof t furnishing, upholstery & clothing
No job too big or small
Bass Coast Shire Council – Community Grants program
Council congratulates the successful recipients of the 2016 Community Grants, Round 2.
$126,985 was awarded to 46 projects from local groups and organisations. Community Grants aims to support
not-for-prot community groups and increase participation in community activities.
Funds were awarded to projects for sport, arts, health and wellbeing, capital works, equipment and events.
Round 1 of Council’s Community Grants 2017 program is currently open for applications and
closes on Friday, 3 March 2017.
More information about the Community Grants program can be found at basscoast.vic.gov.au/grants or by
contacting Council’s Grants Ofcer on firstname.lastname@example.org or
1300 BCOAST (226 278) or (03) 5671 2181.
Sewing alterations and
pressing in Cowes
CAZZ and Grace Cadman have opened a new
business in Cowes.
Located centrally in Church Street (opposite the
Cowes Cultural Centre and adjacent to Alex Scott
Real Estate), the business offers a sewing and al-
teration service primarily, but also stocks a selec-
tion of well-priced clothing, jewellery and watches.
And the good news for those who hate ironing is
that the ladies also offer a pressing service.
Cazz and Grace have lived on Phillip Island for
the past four years.
Cazz is an experienced seamstress, who does ev-
erything from debutante dresses to doona covers,
cushions, and covering items such as cane lounge
You name it! Cazz and Grace can do it!
At the moment, for example, Cazz is busily sew-
ing beautiful leotards for a local figure skater, and
making Christmas aprons for a client for the fes-
She is also a whizz at replacing zips, taking up
hems, and carrying out clothing repairs.
As well as repairs and alterations, the shop car-
ries a range of hand dyed clothing created by Cazz
and Grace under their own label ‘Black Sheep
Sizes range from 000 through to Extra Large,
and men, women and children are all catered for.
Baby wear and leggings are also available, as
well as a selection of very attractive jewellery and
Prices range from $5 to $50, and are sure to
Cazz and Grace have recently taken delivery of a
range of clothing by ‘Nana’s Garden’ for the under
seven age group.
Some gorgeous little dresses are available, and
these are very reasonably priced.
Very good quality non pill tracksuit pants, all
double kneed, are also stocked, in both the Cowes
Primary and Newhaven College colours.
But order now, is the advice from Cazz, as these
are popular and do not stay on the shelves very
The shop is open five days a week, from Tuesday
Hours are 10am to 5pm on weekdays and 10am
to 2pm on Saturdays.
Extended hours will operate in the busy holiday
To contact Cazz and Grace, call 5956 5747.
Mother and daughter team Cazz and Grace
Cadman have opened a sewing and alteration
business in Cowes, and also offer a pressing
Bass Coast Phillip Island Family
History Group Incorporated
GRANT funds will be used to develop an ap-
plication to provide a fully searchable index pro-
gram, by name or allotment, database linked to
the digitised Phillip Island rate book images.
The project will enable Phillip Island residents
and other interested genealogical and historical
researchers to gain easy access to the early rate
books of the old Shire of Phillip Island which have
There have been many enquiries from locals
and descendants of old Phillip Island ratepayers
for land allotment details and rate information
over the past two years.
This project will make a positive contribution to
Cowes’ 150th anniversary celebrations.
This project received $995 from the Commu-
nity Grant fund.
Corinella and District
Men’s Shed and Woodies
A GRANT of $4200 will be used by the Corinella
and District Men’s Shed and Woodies to purchase
The funds will be used to acquire a table top
saw and spiral drive thicknesser to replace the
obsolete equipment the Men’s Shed is using.
New equipment will mean that attendees will
work in a safer environment, with better facilities.
Anybody can come to the Men’s Shed for com-
munity help, or to use the equipment to make or
repair what they need.
Rotary Club of Phillip
Island and San Remo
GRANT funding will contribute to collecting San
Remo’s stories and cultural heritage in a project
run by the Rotary Club. Using grants funds of
$4000, the group will collate and store them in
a range of mediums, with the project concluding
in a community celebration. The aim is to foster
artistic expression and social cohesion.
Corinella and Dis. Community Centre
GRANT funds of $712 will help purchase four
art easels, and support arts in the Waterline Area.
The easels will be used by art classes run for
the community at the centre.
The centre manages two successful annual art
exhibitions and facilitates three art classes each
week that are open to the community throughout
There is a dedicated art room at the community
centre with a number of old and heavy easels that
are difficult for the participants to adjust to their
Modern and easily adjustable easels are re-
quired to support the participants of all abilities
in the art classes.
Powlett River PS Art Show
A GRANT of $1235 will be used to assist in the
running of the Powlett River Primary School Art
A fun day for the whole family, the show is a
great way for emerging artists to exhibit their
work and network with other artists, and to use
their talents to raise much needed funds for the
small rural school.
The aim of the art show is to assist students
to learn through art, promoting creativity and
imagination in school and the wider Bass Coast
Phillip Island Baptist Church
Winter Sunshine Festival
DURING winter on the Island, the local traders
suffer from lack of trade as fewer tourists tend
A grant of $1500 will be used to put on the Win-
ter Sunshine Festival, seeking to support the com-
munity through the harsh winter by providing an
attractive, fun event to bring more visitors to the
Funds raised from the festival will go to the local
Baptist Minister to keep his food van operating.
San Remo and Phillip Island will benefit culturally from funds provided by Community Grants.
Shire shares the love with Community Grants
groups and organisations were
presented with Community
Grants from the Bass Coast
Shire Council, at a ceremony
held on Monday, December 12.
The Bass Coast Shire Coun-
cil welcomes applications
for Community Grants year
round, providing funds for
General Community Grants,
Festivals, Celebrations and
Events Grants, and Minor
Capital Works Grants.
Applications for Round 1,
2017 close on Friday, March 3.
Community groups from
across the shire, such as
the Wonthaggi Business and
Tourism Association and the
Powlett River Primary School
were successful recipients of
the grants, and will use the
money for a variety of commu-
For more information about
applying for the next round of
Community Grants, visit the
Bass Coast Shire website at
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