For starters(2)

Kidderminster, Worcestershire                                                                                                                        A group has formed with a community workshop in mind and are in discussion with Wyre Forest District Council about premises in the Kidderminster Regeneration Project. Enquiries about joining in can be made to Jason Pond  Emptypond@gmail.com

Mirfield, Yorks                                                                                                                                                                   Pathways is an NHS organisation which has a fully-equipped woodwork/metalwork workshop with spare capacity. The organisers would welcome enquiries from people interested in creating a community Men’s Shed to operate there two days a week. Please contact Andy Ryland on 07771797073 or andy.ryland@ruralyorkshire.org.uk.

Long Sutton Lincs
An inaugural public meeting will be held at the local Royal British Legion club. 14th March 7pm to explore possibilities, demand and to establish a steering committee. We have the offer of a suitable, local site with basic facilities free of charge.  Jack Tyrell is at jacktyrrell12@gmail.com.

Dronfield, Derbyshire
Jan Bartlett writes ‘I am a woman wood carver but would like to meet and set up a working shed for older men and women interested in wood carving, and or wood turning etc. Contact mckbart@btinternet.com

Whitchurch Shropshire
Whitchurch Men in Sheds has formed and looking for premises and other interested people. Contact g.crowthersmith@btinternet.com

Roehampton London
Small group just getting going. Building own Shed. Contact Dave davidw.peers@gmail.com

Clevedon, Somerset
Brian Chislett is a Master Turner aiming to get a Shed group going. Contact scots.pine@blueyonder.co.uk

Calne, Wilts
Small group making progress. Holding an open meeting soon. Contact mikec@woodstuff.co.uk

Pegswood, Northumberland
Men’s Shed now meeting at the Uniun Depot Weds 10-12.30. Contact kay.bradshaw@groundwork.org.uk

Plymouth, Devon
Paul is looking to get a group going based on a shed in his own back garden. Contact jeepaulie@gmail.com

Cranleigh,Surrey
Shed planning to start this spring. Open meeting 11-3pm March 25th Cranleigh Arts Centre, 1 High Street, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8AS. Contact Gillian Collins: cranleigh@cranleighartscentre.org

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