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The Big Lunch is the UK’s annual big date to celebrate and give thanks to our neighbours and communities. Started in 2009, it’s an idea from the Eden Project that each year brings 6 million people together, made possible by The National Lottery and supported by our new headline sponsors Iceland Foods.

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Heathfield Men’s Shed launches (and meets Roger Daltrey from ‘The Who’)!

Our story of creation has been one of ups and downs at times we thought we would never succeed at all! However, succeed we did and with funding from Age Concern Heathfield and District and various funding organisations, we are now the proud members of a fully-equipped wooden workshop building with an adjacent meeting room. It is also home to a smallholding of farm animals and a nursery for pre-school aged children.

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News from Tasmania!

Dear UK Shedders,

Greetings to you all from our tiny Island of Tasmania located almost at the bottom of the world – just under the mainland of Australia.  It’s a beautiful and diverse Island, which has similarities to England. Our population hovers at around 550,000.  However, following the arrival of Covid-19, Tasmania has become a very desirable place to live, being viewed as safe, with clean air and an abundance of fine local produce.  Many of our Sheds boast thriving community gardens.

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