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'Your health'

The Men’s Health Forum is a terrific source of information and advice on Men’s Health. Their website is clear and straightforward and very much on task. They offer printed help too. Toolbox Talks are PDFs for you to download and print out to use in a variety of ways to get over key health messages in a short accessible manner.  …

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Where there’s a will …. There’s less grief.

Those who love you will grieve when you die but if you die without a will the ‘grief’ can be of a different sort and could turn to anger and even disputes between the family. A will primarily states who you have appointed to deal with your property when you die and where you want it to go. If you …

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Notice of UKMSA's 2016 AGM

UK Men’s Sheds Association  Notice of 2016 AGM An Annual General Meeting is appointed for October 19th 2016 at 4.00 - 5pm The venue is Carrs Lane Conference Centre, Carrs Lane, Birmingham B4 7SX. This is a free event open to all members of the Association (1). If not a member organization you will need to get permission from the …

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International Men’s Day

International Men’s Day in the UK is on Saturday 19 November 2016 Is your Men’s Shed holding any events to celebrate ? – See http://www.ukmensday.org.uk/ for more details. If you’re holding a special event for International Men’s Day you can advertise it on their site. Last year The Scotswood Men’s Shed in Newcastle ran an event, which resulted in some …

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A dawn in the West

Since the publication of the New York Times article earlier in the month a visitor from Vermont has told us of high levels of suicide amongst older men in that and other States. The lack of models for dealing with retirement particularly when combined with ill health, low income or the death of a partner plus factors such as a …

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Triton's a star

Triton Precision Tools Ltd originally an Australian brand now based in Somerset in the UK, has had a lot to do with Sheds in Australia. They know the value of them and are keen to be associated with the movement. They look for ways to be supportive and have just announced a renewal of their £6000 cash sponsorship which will …

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Shed Fest UK full

Notice: ShedFest UK is now fully booked. There will be 150 Shedders present from around 60 Sheds. Remamber: Its three places per shed only.

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The Marshmallow Competition

There are a few rules. The marshmallows will be supplied by UKMSA. Cooperative brand. They have to fly unattached to anything else Nothing can be added that will increase their weight but they can be modified Any means of propulsion is possible providing it passes a risk assessment at the time and is not judged too disruptive to the rest …

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Shed Leader - Please forward on this newsletter to all your Shedders who have email addresses, and encourage them to register for their own copy at:
http://menssheds.org.uk/new-developments/

Otherwise please print and place on your noticeboard for those Shedders who don't use email.