Every year my wife goes to Scotland for a few weeks, before she goes she has to get some to help me as I have had three stokes since 1998, It was last July when I was allocated a new social worker and she asked me about my interests, I said to her I like Ruby and enjoy the company of my dog. She said” Have you heard of the men’s shed?Continue Reading
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The reason why I decided to enter this article onto our Engineering Management SharePoint site, was to demonstrate how constrained life has become with pc and many other restrictions implanted on us.Continue Reading
Hello everyone and a belated Happy New Year from me, Nicola and Bamber!
It has been a very weird start to 2021. I am not going to labour the whole pandemic situation, but we sincerely hope you are all keeping well and as active as possible.Continue Reading
Renew Men’s shed (soon to be known as Swindon Men’s Shed) is a project of Renew Swindon and started in October 2017. Since returning from lockdown this year in May, the membership had reduced to a handful. However, by talking to agencies and social prescribers throughout the town, the shed membership is up to 18 and likely to be over 20 by the end of the year.Continue Reading
Men’s Sheds have been approached by an inventor with a new invention he is trying out. We asked our Ambassadors to share their impressions…Continue Reading
“I started Coventry Men’s Shed up about eight years ago, my reason for this was due to me having some issues with my own mental health and the fact that there really wasn’t any groups that catered for male-related problems”. – Mark GibbinsContinue Reading
Wellbeing and combatting loneliness is at the heart of any good Men’s Shed and what we are all about. At Church Crookham and Fleet Men’s Shed, we also like to concentrate on putting something back into the local community, a community that has supported us so well in our four-year journey from inception to where we are now in our own 154 sq metre workshop.Continue Reading
Now that restrictions have been easing, our Shed Ambassadors have been getting out and about in their local communities in the name of Men’s Sheds. Here’s what some of them have been up to recently…Continue Reading
Hello, my name is Gerry Johnson and I have just become a volunteer Shed Ambassador. I am a trustee and one of the founders of the Hayling Island Men’s Shed which started in late 2015 and I became its first elected chairman in February 2016.Continue Reading
Thanks to the support of North Worcestershire Rotary Club, Age UK Bromsgrove, Redditch and Wyre Forest’s Bromsgrove Men In Sheds have made a set of Activity Boards for members of the Droitwich Spa Dementia Meeting Centre.Continue Reading