In 2015, Poynton Men in Sheds was launched at the then Poynton Youth & Community Centre (now The Centre in Poynton) in a tiny workshop with just a handful of people turning up on that first day. When the COVID restrictions came into force we had some 30 members attending over three mornings each week. We also had a waiting list of 28 people wishing to join.Continue Reading
UKMSA take great interest in the government’s latest easing of lockdown. We are awaiting guidance from ACRE, and government agencies, with regards the news that community centres can open. We once again would advise Sheds to read the guidance under COvid-19 on the UKMSA website (https://menssheds.org.uk/covid-19/). Advice on our website will be updated as and when new information becomes available. Two metres is still the advised social distancing requirement, which we recommend Sheds adhere to. We will update Sheds both directly and through social media as and when we have further information and guidance. ACRE and other agencies are expected to put out guidance in the next two to three days. We appreciate lockdown is and has been challenging during this time and are eagerly anticipating the return to Shed life.
Before lockdown, our President Mike Jenn and Chief Officer, Charlie Bethel met with the Railway Heritage Trust to build upon a programme they have been delivering for a number of years.Continue Reading