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Help the Ballina blokes build their shed

A DEVELOPMENT application has been lodged with Ballina Shire Council to build the new Ballina Community Men's Shed at Fishery Creek Rd, West Ballina.

The Ballina Community Men's Shed is holding a monster garage sale, display and fundraiser at the Ballina Baptist Church, on the corner of Kerr and Bentinck Sts, Ballina, on November 24, from 6.30am to 2.30pm.

Donations of saleable items are being sought. Phone 0412 448 388 or 6686 9313. Pick-up is available on November 23.




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