Music night to raise funds for devastated Vanuatu

THE Mount Gambier Christian Centre’s annual old time music night will this year raise funds for a church mission in Vanuatu.

Following a devastating volcano eruption last month, 11,000 residents were evacuated from Ambae Island to neighbouring islands as volcanic ash rained down on their homes.

Neville Telford has travelled to Ambae on 12 occasions to complete work with the mission and hopes attendees at this year’s concert will give generously.

“Ambae Island is right at the foot of the volcano,” Mr Telford said.

“I go to Ambae every year, I’ve been 12 times now and I just climbed that very volcano only three weeks before it erupted.

“The Ambae locals have been evacuated and all their houses and water


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