Co-op Warm Spaces

MORE WARM SPACES FOR HEATONS’ MEN IN SHEDS. Please donate. For those who don’t know Heatons’ Men in Sheds is a voluntary group that aims to tackle social isolation in older members of the community. Our Mens Shed provides a setting where people can socialise, work together, learn new skills and share their own skills. […]

The National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund has made HMIS a grant to buy a computer controlled router. This is a cutting machine used for cutting wood, to produce items like sign boards and wooden frames. It will take about 6 months for our custom made machine to be built and installed and a few more months […]

St Pauls Notice Board

HMIS member Alan Singfield better known to his fellow shedders as “Spanners” (don’t ask) stands alongside the brand new notice board at St Pauls Parish Church in Heaton Moor. Most shed projects involve a few people but the nature of this particular job meant it was best suited to a solo performance. It has taken […]

Happy New Year

New Year and more new projects completed by HMIS. We removed and re-furbished a notice board for Heaton Moor Park Ladies Bowling Club before Christmas and have this week reinstalled it. Hopefully they are bowled over by our workmanship. Meanwhile over at Stockport Parish Church (St Mary’s in the Marketplace) café staff were concerned about […]

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a big thank you to all the children and staff at Heaton School who made Men in Sheds a marvelous Christmas tree with baubles featuring pictures of some students and some spin art. Great work guys thanks again.


This week we repaired a couple of benches from the garden at St Paul’s in Heaton Moor.

Busy Week

We have had a busy week. We started off installing the HMIS Tree in St Pauls Church as part of their Christmas Tree Festival. Then two of our members visited the Forest School at Heaton School to take along a spin art machine for them to keep and use. They also checked up on the […]

Manchester Road Park Little Library Part III

Not again! We are sad to report that the Little Library at Manchester Road Park has been set on Fire less than two months after we repaired it from a previous attack. It was back in July that we first installed the Little Library. It was vandalised and we repaired it in September. Now […]

Donation of Varnishes and Paints

A big thank you to RONSEAL one of the partners of UK MEN’S SHEDS ASSOCIATION who have donated a variety of their products to Heatons’ Men in Sheds for us to use on local community project builds.

Sidings Orchard Notice Board

Brian Germon (right in the picture) vice chairman of Heatons’ Men in Sheds admires his handiwork having just reattached the Sidings Orchard notice board assisted by John Hignett. It has been quite a long job to repair this notice board as it had been vandalised and the wood had become saturated and warped. HMIS were […]