Why Shed’s are going to be even more important

Lockdown has had a massive impact on everyone’s life.  The Samaritans have recently carried out some research: https://www.southwalesguardian.co.uk/news/national/18641681.lockdown-restrictions-impacted-mens-mental-health—samaritans/ This clearly shows the impact lockdown has had on men’s mental health. We believe this is a great opportunity for more men to reach out and become part of the Men’s Shed movement.  

PPE has arrived in Rhyl

Great to see the team at Rhyl Men’s Shed with their PPE pack. If you are expecting a PPE pack from us, they should be with you in the next few days. If you need any help or assistance whilst preparing to re open you shed, please contact us here If you would like to […]

Zoom Room Catch Up – Allan Sheirs – Harp Maker

Come and spend some time in the company of master harp maker.  Allan Sheirs, as he shows us around the first concert harp he made, 40 years ago, and talks about how his design and manufacturing process has developed over the year.  Listen to his story and listen to him talk about his lifetimes work […]

PPE Packs Posted

The men’s Shed Cymru Project have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks to bring together a PPE pack, which will go a long way towards helping Shed’s to stay safe when they reopen. With help, from our friends at the National Lottery, arrangements have been made with sheds to start receiving their packs […]

Shared Times – Welsh Versions

Shared Times – Welsh Versions Issue 5 – August 2020 Issue 4 – July 2020 Issue 3 – June 2020 Issue 2 – May 2020 Issue 1 – April 2020

Shared Times – English Versions

Shared Times – English Versions Issue 5 – August 2020 Issue 4 – July 2020 Issue 3 – June 2020 Issue 2 – May 2020 Issue 1 – April 2020

Newsletter Archive

Shared Times is a newsletter produced by the the Men’s Sheds Cymru Project Team for the shed network in Wales and around the world. During 2019, the Men’s Sheds Cymru Project recieved a lot of feedback from shedders across Wales, wanting to find out what is happening across the whole shed network.  Shared Times is […]

Unlocking Your Shed Q&A

On Thursday 6th August 2020, our Simon Poole joined the UK Men’s Shed Association as they discuss reopening your shed and some of the issued you might face. To read Unlocking your shed here

CALL 24/7 – Mental Health Wales

Community Advice & Listening Line The service provided by CALL falls into two parts. Initially the caller is offered emotional support through listening and allowing them to express their feelings regarding any crisis or situation. CALL also provide an information service whereby from the database they can provide contacts for agencies, both statutory and voluntary, […]

Funding – The Peoples Postcode Lottery

The Peoples Postcode Lottery have announced that the funds will be available aimed towards improving community health and well-being, increasing participation in arts and physical recreation, and reducing isolation. Grants are available for projects needing between £500 – £20,000 although only registered charities can apply for grants over £2,000. Grants can be used for costs […]