News from around the web June 16 2017

News from around the web from last week. Remember, if you have a comment to make about any of these stories, please leave us a message below.

Single largest donation for Men’s Shed
AT A recent meeting of Lodge Ballina United the Worshipful Master Allan Ridgewell presented a cheque for $10000 to Graeme Eggins, Co-ordinator of the Ballina Men’s Shed.
https://www.ballinaadvocate.com.au/news/single-largest-donation-for-mens-shed/3187260/

Sharing the stories of leaving their homelands
TO COMMEMORATE Refugee Week between June 18 to 24 a gathering at Lennox Head will take place to hear stories by people being held in community, on and offshore detention.
https://www.ballinaadvocate.com.au/news/sharing-the-stories-of-leaving-their-homelands/3186814/

Ballina Jet Boat gets new emergency response vehicle
Surf Life Saving Far North Coast Branch and Ballina Jet Boat Surf Rescue have received a $30,000 grant for a 4WD rescue vehicle and today Ballina Greens MP Tamara Smith presented them with the keys.
https://www.echo.net.au/2017/06/ballina-jet-boat-gets-new-emergency-response-vehicle/

Highway koala exclusion fence ‘killing’ wildlife
BAGOTVILLE residents say a new koala exclusion fencing designed to prevent the endangered animal being killed by vehicles has become a death trap for other wildlife.
https://www.ballinaadvocate.com.au/news/highway-koala-exclusion-fence-killing-wildlife/3187723/

Ballina Senior Citizens mark 50th birthday
THE Ballina Senior Citizens Club last Sunday celebrated its 50th birthday.
https://www.ballinaadvocate.com.au/news/ballina-senior-citizens-marks-50th-birthday/3187556/

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