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There are over 70 sheds across Wales, all embedded in their local community. If you’d like to find out more about what’s happening in the shed feel free to contact us.
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The BBC featured the The Den Men’s Shed in Cardiff as an example of a “shed” setting out to tackle the problem of loneliness and isolation in their community. Good article except that we have 30 Men’s Sheds in Wales, not 20. The Men’s Shed movement in Wales has grown rapidly and even on our first day […]
Great to see how Treorchy Men’s Shed is making a difference. A case study about the group has been published by Interlink who work in the Rhondda Cynon Taf area, supporting individuals and the community. The study appeared in Interlink’s Community Link Winter Newsletter, page 14, which can be found at http://www.interlinkrct.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/the-community-link-winter-2016.pdf
The Alzheimer’s Society has highlighted that Wales has a more rural population than Scotland and England. Wales’ older population is growing faster in rural areas than urban areas. Men’s Sheds has experienced that access to rural communities has been difficult and it is hard to engage those who live isolated locations. It is recognised that engagement […]
Good to meet with Jon Hobden & Simon Hooper at the Kidwelly Men’s Shed. Good progress in agreeing a lease at a peppercorn rent for use of part of the community centre. The building needs a great deal of work to make it a secure comfortable workshop but Simon is full of ideas. Even better news […]