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. 

Outdoor Shedding

We are now able to be outside to work as we socially distance.  Here are some tasks that have been going on over the past week. BayThorpe Shed has done a superb job repanelling the rear of the Scout Hut/ Shed. Slats were damaged and rotted. See the difference! BayThorpe…

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The Town That Cured Loneliness

Yes, Frome in Somerset. Patrick Abrahams of Frome Men’s Shed kindly forwarded an article from last weekend’s Telegraph Magazine.  Plus news we can announce of an initiative that has been forming in Whitby District since just before lockdown that has essentially the same underlying objective as in Frome for our…

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Remember Ken Dodd’s song “Happiness, Happiness, the finest thing that I possess”? What may be some of the elements that can contribute to it? Read on and think on!  Does Shedding have a part to play? Here is the take of a Yale University professor. As you can read, she…

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Getting Ready

We are getting ready for the reopening of our Sheds but we are not yet ready except for socially distanced work in the open air with no more than 6 persons and some inside maintenance with two people present for safety reasons.  Elaine located a source for hand sanitiser (Trillo’s)…

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