SMSA is delighted to present Edition 20 (March 2021) of The Scottish Shedder- as a downloadable pdf and flipbook version – to our members and supporters.
The Scottish Shedder features the latest news, events, DIY projects, recipes, personal stories, health matters and funding opportunities relevant to Men’s Sheds in Scotland.
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In this edition
LAUNCH OF THE SMSA MANIFESTO
The SMSA has launched its first-ever manifesto, ahead of the Scottish Parliament Elections 2021, calling on politicians to support men’s health and wellbeing through Scottish Men’s Sheds
REVISED REOPENING GUIDANCE FOR SHEDS
Following the ‘Reopening Guidance for Men’s Sheds in Scotland’ consultation with Shed members and partner organisations, SMSA is now releasing the revised version
SHED IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Bridge of Don & District Men’s Shed
Secretary Eric Bisset shares Bridge of Don & District Men’s Shed’s journey over the last five years and how they received the keys to their ‘Guardhouse’ Shed at the Gordon Barracks in Aberdeen just weeks before lockdown struck
A PERSONAL STORY: Mike Mowat, Glenrothes Men’s Shed
SMSA chats to Mike Mowat, Chair of Glenrothes Men’s Shed, after hearing about his skills in sign making, painting motorcycles and guitars and his determination to one day, mentor and pass on these skills to his fellow Shedders once lockdown measures ease
THE SHED GARDEN: The Inverclyde Shed *NEW FEATURE*
Spring has officially sprung and for our first ‘The Shed Garden’ feature, SMSA caught up with none other than Bruce Newlands, Chair of The Inverclyde Shed, to hear all about what’s happening at their Shore Street Community Garden in Gourock
HEALTH MATTERS: Dr Alastair Cook, Scottish Government’s Principal Medical Officer for Mental Health
‘It’s ok to not be ok’ is more relevant now than it has ever been. SMSA interviews Dr Alastair Cook, Scottish Government’s Principal Medical Officer for Mental Health about the ‘Clear Your Head’ campaign
And much more…
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