BALLINA’S MEN’S SHED OPENS ITS DOORS

Ballina’s Men’s Shed has finally rolled up its doors to the public, showing off new tools and facilities including wood and metal- working equipment .

The group says it comes as a great relief after a challenging couple of years trying to secure grants.

“It’s the culmination of three and a half years of work of making changes and changes and trying to hang onto government funds. It’s been quite a task but we’ve finally made it.”

The Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation contributed $62,000 to the project.

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