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'We are foot soldiers for the future' -Shedder at Shed Fest

Shed Fest UK       19th October  2016       Birmingham               The first UK gathering of Men's Sheds was attended by 165 people representing 59 Sheds from England, Ireland and Wales and representatives of the Scottish and Welsh Shed Associations. It was greatly enjoyed by all accounts and was a warm affirmation of our community with plenty of stimulation for all. The main single-word …

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Southminster

Come and meet the Maldon Shedders and find out why Men's Sheds are growing so fast!                                                                                                                                  Saturday 19th November 2-3pm  Southminster Memorial  Hall, High Street, Southminster.  For more information call 01621 851891 or email hamish@maldoncvs.org.uk

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Banbury's Open Days

A new Shed situated in an original 18th C forge, narrowboat museum and boatyard is holding two open days where you can try your hand in making something in the forge, find out more about the Sheds plans and even become a member! They are at Tooley’s Boatyard, Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury OX16 2PQ Sat 12th November 11am …

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Who trains your members?

Who is qualified to train people in how to use your woodworking machinery? How are they qualified? If it came to being challenged about your safety practice would you be able to defend your choice of who does the training? As this is a matter of concern for some Shed leaders including my own I have contacted the Director of …

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Greggs Foundation

Greggs Foundation Sheds that reduce social isolation in older people are potential beneficiaries of the Greggs Local Community Projects Fund as Sheds would normally meet all five of the fund’s Key Performance Targets. Grants are not for running costs though and the closing date is March 3rd 2017. Up to £2000. See https://www.greggsfoundation.org.uk/grants/local-community-projects-fund

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