Funds jacked up by grant
A NEW bowling and recreation facility will be built in Yangebup after the City of Cockburn secured federal funding for half the project.
The City successfully campaigned for $4.5m from the Government’s National Stronger Regions Fund for a new facility at Visko Park.
The City will contribute the remaining $5 million.
The facility will feature an allowing for increased youth participation through the provision of facilities that are currently lacking in the City,” he said.
Federal Fremantle MP Melissa Parke said she argued for funding because the area was experiencing rapid growth.
“In just a very short space of time Yangebup and Beeliar has been transformed from a handful of semi-rural blocks straddling an old
administration building, a cafe, synthetic greens for lawn bowls, fenced pitches for five-a-side soccer and a sand area for beach volleyball. Mayor Logan Howlett said the facility would be capable of hosting a range of regional sporting events and...