Happy Birthday Clydach Men’s Shed

Its been an amazing  Journey to watch and be part of, We would like to congratulate the Clydach Men’s Shed on a fantastic first year. We are so amazed at how you have reach out to your community and played a massive part in promoting the Men’s Shed movement in Swansea and the rest of […]

DIY Face Mask – No sewing necessary

For advice or guidance on wearing face masks due to the COVID-19 Pandemic please see Public Health Wales website for up to date information. This YouTube video is very popular – Peter Jones, one of your Wellbeing Advocates is modelling a 3 layer face covering, made out of one of his son’s old t-shirts (he […]

Apply for the Co-op Local Community Fund

The Co-op Local Community Fund supports projects across the UK that our members care about. We want to help communities to come together, co-operate and have a positive impact on community wellbeing – physically and virtually. Use this form to apply to be one our causes. If you’re successful, the funding period will begin on […]

Protecting and Safeguarding Older People: Covid-19 Information Pack

News from the Older Peoples Commissioner: The Covid-19 pandemic has caused significant concern and disruption for us all. But for older people at risk of or experiencing abuse, and those who have been the victims of crime or targeted by criminals, the recent months will have been incredibly difficult. Many older people throughout Wales will […]

COVID 19 Grant for Men’s Sheds

Here is a great video from the UK Men’s Shed Association, talking about Covid 19 Small Business Grants.  This fund is not available in Wales, but a very similar grant is available. You can find out more here https://businesswales.gov.wales/coronavirus-advice/support/financial-support-and-grants The process is straight forward and could benefit many of the sheds in Wales. If this […]

Telephone Befriending/Welfare

Sometimes just a chat is enough to lift our spirits. Do you know a ‘shedder’ who might benefit from FREE telephone befriending? Tony and Peter, your Wellbeing Advocates are available. See our website for their contact information.. https://www.mensshedscymru.co.uk/well-being-advocate-service/ #Wellbeing #Staylocalstaysafe #Mensshedscymru

How can food affect mood?

Knowing what foods we should and shouldn’t be eating can be really confusing, especially when it feels like the advice changes regularly. However, evidence suggests that as well as affecting our physical health, what we eat may also affect the way we feel. Our friends at MIND have lots of tips to help you explore […]

Eating well at home – hints and tips

Public Health Wales have lots of helpful information on; why eating well right now is more important than ever to keep you strong and healthy hints and tips that people across Wales find useful tools and resources to help you and your family eat well https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/latest-information-on-novel-coronavirus-covid-19/how-are-you-doing/keeping-physically-well/eating-well-at-home/ #Wellbeing #StayLocal #Healthybodyhealthymind

‘Shed Happens’ radio shows – a message from Patrick Abrahams Frome Shed

Hi All …..We have produced 9 shows since March 25th, we originally aimed for between 4 to 8 shows, and are now taking a break ! You can see details on all the shows so far at:- https://www.hugofox.com/community/shed-happens—even-if-you-re-self-isolating-17757/programme-schedule/ This page gives links to the Show Page for each episode and to where you can “Listen […]