Batty About Wildlife

Around twenty-five young people from the Heatons’ and neighbouring areas gathered at St Paul’s Church Hall in Heaton Moor for an interactive session making nesting boxes for birds and roosting boxes for bats. The occasion was created and hosted by Sustainable Living in the Heatons who designed and promoted the day. The contribution of Heatons’ […]

One for the youngsters

HMIS are running a special event in partnership with Sustainable Living in the Heatons Who:  Children in years 4, 5, and  6 What:  Learn about the wildlife in the Heatons and make bat and bird boxes for the garden When:  Thursday, 20th February 2020 Where: St Paul’s Church Hall, Heaton Moor Morning session:   10:30am – […]


At least it was raining on the Heatons’ Men in Sheds on Tuesday 14th of January when we got caught in a bit of inclement weather whilst installing the second Heaton Chapel & Heaton Moor “running in board” on the station’s south platform.  This is a large sign showing the name of the  station and […]

St Paul’s Bench

We have re-furbished  the bench in the grounds of St Paul’s, Heaton Moor. The memorial bench has been repaired and re-finished ready for use. We also presented the church with a cheque for church funds.

Co-op Cheque

As part of The Big Co-op Payout, we were presented with a cheque for £6557.17 which was collected by Will & Terry, seen here with members of staff at the Heaton Moor Road branch (near the Moor Top)

“Jolly Boy’s Outing”

A couple of our members (Brian, Brian and Terry) had a grand day out at the Woodworking and Power Tools show in Harrogate.  A good day was had by all and, as you can see, plenty of photographs were taken at the event.

Computer Training

As part of the Heart of The Heatons event in October, we ran a special free event to help people avoid becoming victims of internet fraud. We covered topics such as identifying scam emails, picking a secure password and checking to see if a site is secure.

Summer Social

Heatons’ Men In Sheds were pleased to host a summer social event at The Moor Club.  It was a chance for our members and their family and friends to let their hair down with a raffle raising funds for the shed and St. Paul’s Church.  We were joined by Paul, a local magician who entertained […]

Shed Awards

We are all very proud of our chairman Anthony (Will) Williams who was awarded Shed Volunteer of the Year at the UK Men’s Sheds Association annual event. HMIS were nominated for four awards. We are very proud that we won one: ‘Shed Volunteer of the Year’ and were shortlisted and came runner up in ‘Partnership […]

Mersey Vale dipping pond

Next up: We are repairing the platform over the pond and the bench nearby, which were destroyed when local youths decided to use the wood for a fire. Before     After (more photos to follow)