Nine and Nine Thai kitchen in the Bernardis MarketPlace complex is just one of the many businesses in town that has been hit by the coronavirus, particularly during the lockdown of April and May.
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With that hopefully behind us, business owners such as Nine and Nine's Kantha Paladthum are welcoming Newcrest's Business Beyond the Curve Program.
"This program is really helping us because we need a new fridge," she said.
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"The one we have keeps breaking down and it is too expensive to keep repairing the compressor.
"I want to say thank you to Newcrest, or as we say in Thai 'Kob Khun Ka.'
Cadia General Manager, Aaron Brannigan said the program has awarded 70 grants to date, which include financial assistance for gyms, cafes, restaurants, vineyards, beauty salons, travel agents, retail, hotels, motels, allied health and a range of other local businesses.
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Other Blayney businesses to benefit include Ryan's Bakery, Blayney Central Motel, Athol Gardens and Ironbark Espresso Bar.
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