Peep into SAMS

Less than 3 months after SAMS started in early 2016, Yorkshire Coast Homes (now incorporated with Beyond Housing) donated Kevin Allen to produce a video to explain what SAMS was really about. It still holds true and for both sexes. 

Cookery Shed

If we cannot have Sheds open, let’s do somethings at home that we can share in over Zoom.  That was the outcome of today’s Talking Sheds at the Kitchen Table attended by the (a?) Magnificent Seven. The idea of cookery had been raised in the Sheds and elsewhere. Lockdown is…

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Wishing us all – ourselves, our friends and family and our community – a 2021 that allows a restoration of the best of the old normal, retaining the best of the new. 2020 taught us to appreciate and develop connectedness. Let’s all play our part in furthering that this year.…

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Christmas 7 Days Away (now 1!)

SAMS contributes to Sleights Christmas scene. Press release: “Richard Anscombe spearheaded an initiative to brighten up the lives of Sleights locals. A Christmas tree was installed prominently on the corner of Ingham Close near to Sleights Primary School. Fundraising is underway for there to be Christmas lights next year stretching…

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Christmas is coming

Many a true word is depicted in a cartoon!  How did the turkey escape virtuality? The (multifunctional) Cafe Cart that will be liveried for Whitby Communities Compassion Project is nearing the final stages of fabrication. The ply skins then need to be sealed with PVA (thinner than the adhesive) and…

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New Announcements

Kate (of UK Men’s Shed Association until Friday last) is still looking after our interests. She has sent us news that has yet to reach the North.  Listen carefully and take note of new Covid-19 measures affecting communication. Some of our Shedders are well versed in language very similar to…

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Goodbye & Hello

Kate Gordon, the national development manager for UK Men’s Sheds Association, is on the move to new pastures. She leaves in early December. We had a last gathering of Shed Ambassadors in North Yorkshire yesterday, on Zoom, when we looked at some future developments in our region.  Graham has sent…

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