As a thank you to the church for providing us with so much support (and our workshop) Heatons Men In Sheds spent a few hours tidying the grounds.
On Monday 13th May we spent the day in the park, doing maintenance to 3 main areas The Woodland Walk – some of the stumps had rotten and so we replaced them. The Pavillion – the roof as covered with moss, the gutters were full, and the downspouts were flaking and rusting. our next job […]
Heatons Men In Sheds is delighted to have been awarded £480 from Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council. This money will be used to buy tools for our wood workshop. To attract the members, who are mainly retired; unable to wotk; or new to the area, Heatons’ Men In Sheds have built a woodworking shop in […]
We are delighted to have had a Record Power lathe donated to the shed, by a member of the public who wishes to remain anonymous. Many of the members have not used one before, but the ones that had showed everyone the basics. We spent a couple of hours making lots of sawdust, and […]
This morning at some ungodly hour our chairperson Will was interviewed on BBC Radio Manchester’s Mike Shaft Mike hears how St Paul’s church in Heaton Moor is helping men with mental health. Listen to it here:
On 18th December 2018 The Mayor of Stockport Cllr. Walter Brett visited Heaton Chapel Station, when he unveiled both a 24 foot (7.3m) long new heritage ‘running-in sign’ which was made for the Friends of Heaton Chapel Station by Heatons’ Men in Sheds, and a brass plaque on platform 2. The materials for the new […]
On !0th December 2018, we installed the Station Sign here are a few photos from the day
Heatons’ Men In Sheds are accredited by “Good Things Foundation” to provide computer training courses. We are proud that we have been awarded centre of the month.
Last year all the churches in manchester were tasked with diversification, and using the buildings in innovative ways. St Paul’s Church in Heaton Moor have been recognised for allowing Heaton’s Men In Sheds to set up their workshop. The church is now used more often, by more people, for more reasons.
Over the last few weeks we have put a few extra shifts in to convert the cellar room into a wood workshop. We are still not quite there but it is certainly coming along. if you want to come along and help check us out here