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Mid Cheshire Community Shed Equipment Fu

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Mid Cheshire Community Shed Equipment Fu

Mid Cheshire Community Shed Equipment Fu


Community Sheds are similar to garden sheds – a place to pursue practical interests at leisure, to practice skills and enjoy making and mending. The difference is that garden sheds and their activitie

Hartford Idea stage

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Mid-Cheshire Community Shed CIO,Charity Registration No 1191054. (MCCS) Mid Cheshire Community Shed is a mixed gender charity, open to anybody over the age of 25. We are a local charity based in Hartford and have recently managed to obtain new premises for our charity to operate from, thanks to the help of CWAC. These new premises are at 314 Chester Road, Hartford. We will be offering workshop, crafting and art facilities at the premises and importantly a place where anyone over the age of 25 can come along to meet other people and socialise. Mid-Cheshire Community Shed was formally known as Hartford Men in Sheds ,but unfortunately due to reasons beyond our control our sponsors had to withdraw funding for business reasons, we therefore decided that we would have to set up a new independent shed and hence Mid-Cheshire Community Shed was formed.. Hartford Men in Sheds was the first shed of this type to open in the UK. Our aim is to promote social inclusion for people, male and female, wi

What we'll deliver:

  • Buy Equipment to enable us to produce items for sale and for commision projects

Why it's a great idea:

WHY ARE THEY NEEDED? For a long time research has shown the negative impact of loneliness and isolation on a person’s health and wellbeing. Recently we have seen more evidence come to light that shows loneliness and isolation can be as hazardous to our health as obesity and excessive smoking. Surveys from mental health charities are finding that millions of people report feeling lonely on a daily basis. Men typically find it more difficult to build social connections than women, and unlike women of a similar age, less older men have networks of friends and rarely share personal concerns about health and personal worries. It is not the case for all men, but for some, when retirement comes, it can feel like personal identity and purpose is lost. Community Sheds can change all of that. Sheds are about meeting like-minded people and having someone to share your worries with. They are about having fun, sharing skills and knowledge with like-minded people and gaining a renewed sense of purpo

Steps to get it done:

Location Hartford

About the space

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How will the money be spent?Total £

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This project is enabled for overfunding. If the project hits its funding goal before the end of the campaign period, any extra funds raised will be spent (in order of priority) on:

  • Contingency for the project to protect against price fluctuation

Total £

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