Construction will begin shortly of a new, purpose-built Men’s Shed at Ballina after the NSW government announced today it would put $150,000 in funding towards the facility.
There's a new shed on the block – it is time to shed your preconceptions and get hands on with shedding – a space for everyone to learn new skills and tinker to your hearts content.
The Mullumbimby Women’s Shed will be opening its doors for the first time between 12 and 6pm this Thursday March 8.
Mullumbimby Men’s first shed is up and there are celebrations taking place this Friday (Australia Day) from 9am till 11am.
There's something cooking at Bangalow's Men's Shed – and it's not only woodwork and metalwork. A recent $45,000 community grant has enabled them to upgrade their kitchen, add a solar power system and decking.
Growing out of the award- winning Mullumbimby Community Gardens, the Mullum Sustainability Education and Enterprise Development (aka Mullum SEED) is encouraging members of the community, that’s right – you, to join up and get involved.
The longtime saga over erecting a men's shed at the Black Rocks sports field near Pottsville has ended after Tweed shire councillors last night narrowly voted to allow a five-year lease for the site.
David Norris, Pottsville The Threatened Species Conservation Society has received information that in early 2014 Tweed Council planning staff and the Pottsville and District Men’s Shed (P&DMS) both agreed that Lot 3 Centennial Drive, Pottsville was the preferred site for... Read More →
Lori Scinto, Crystal Creek. A motion to approve a five-year licence to the Pottsville & District Men’s Shed at the Black Rocks sports field – a critical connectivity and breeding hub for the last viable colony on the Tweed Coast – passed.... Read More →
Bangalow’s much anticipated Men’s Shed had its unofficial opening on Monday evening with the ubiquitous sausage sizzle. But there are still a few more snags to get over before the Shed is able to open its doors officially.
The old Aussie saying that ‘Every bloke needs his shed’ should be ringing in the ears of Ballina councillors at a committee meeting next Tuesday.
Lynette Dickinson, Pottsville. Congratulations to the Pottsville Men's Shed for securing a temporary site to operate their shed at the Pottsville Primary School – and many thanks to the principal for allowing this to happen. It is also good news that a permanent site is available for them at the Barry Sheppard sports field.
Rainer Glasker, Mount Burrell. Everything I read about the Men's Shed objectives reinforces my view that locating it at Black Rocks sports field south of Pottsville runs contrary to everything the Men's Shed stands for.
Dave Norris, Pottsville. Our Pottsville Wetlands koalas may have lost a unique opportunity to survive the relentless stressors which have put them on the brink of extinction.
The Tweed shire council has given in-principle support to the construction of a Men’s Shed at the Black Rocks sports fields at Pottsville. But concerns about koalas and vandalism dominated the debate.