Barney Rubble Log Cars

We’ve had a busy week that has also included getting alongside youngsters from near (Kidz Making Good www.kidzmakinggood.org.uk) and the South Korean students reported in the preceding post. Over the next 8 days we are at Robin Hoods Bay and at Sleights supporting community events. The Sheds will be at…

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Mental Health Week

Mental ill-health has been a focus of the media this week and some very high profile figures who seem very capable and confident but that’s not what is behind the mask. Many Shedders know this feeling and that is why many men are Shed supporters. The Sheds help them and…

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Space for Community

Another item on Aussie community (= family) life. This is about shared community amenities. There is also information on a related venture in Sleights. The community spaces like parks, playgrounds and public BBQ’s are superbly maintained in Sale and that seems typical of towns. There is a strong emphasis on…

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Read All About It

One of the things causing many concern (me included) is the demise of community information in many areas, Whitby included. It is in fact a national problem and (I’d say) a crisis. The Whitby Gazette has served the community well for donkey’s years but the challenge of the web and…

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