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SHed Fest UK and the 2016 UK Shed Awards

Shed Fest UK is already 74% booked after just 10 days with 87 Shedders from 34 Sheds!  The October 19th event in Birmingham will also be hosting displays and demonstrations from Axminster Tools, Triton Precision Tools, Metalcraft, Export and General Insurance, Zurich Insurance, and Hugo Fox website software. The cost is a £15 per Shed refundable on attendance and booking …

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Mail from America?

Following the article published in the New York Times, “Researchers Confront an Epidemic of Loneliness”, featuring the Camden Town Shed, we think we received a large number of new subscribers to our Newsletter from the United States. We say “think” as we only require an email address to subscribe to “Shoulder to Shoulder”. Please, If you are based in the …

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Photo competition expanded

Our photo competition entries have been divided into Shed life, Shed venues and Shed activites (the 'who, where and what' of Sheds) and entries are now invited for display and voting by members at the Shed Fest. We are looking for photos that convey the spirit of Sheds, the variety of venues and the range of activities and products. Photo …

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Marshmallows

For those of you thinking up plans and testing marshmallow-propelling gizmos for the Shed Fest fun competition we can tell you that the marshmallows are those available in the Coopertive stores Loved by Us range. They are approx. 25mm round x 25mm and tapering slightly. We will provide them and you can modify them at the time if you wish …

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Shed member disclaimer

Whilst Shed organisers have a responsibility to provide safe working conditions and training for the members workshop safety requires members to follow guidelines and remain aware of their environment. A disclaimer signed by each member acknowledges the part each plays and may be useful in a dispute. For an example of a disclaimer that has been approved by the partner …

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Funds Up

The Aviva Community Fund is now open with up to £25000 available if you can get the votes. http://www.aviva.co.uk/good-thinking/community-fund/

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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.