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Mens Sheds To Be Set Up In Rostrevor And Warrenpoint

Men are shedding new light in Rostrevor. The first Rostrevor Men’s Shed committee meeting took place on Wednesday 11 November in St Bronagh’s GAC Clubrooms following the first successful public meeting writes Mark Gibbons. He said: “It has been all hands to the pump regarding establishing a Men’s Shed in…

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Men’s Shed To Be Set Up In The Rostrevor Warrenpoint Area

The Men’s Shed’s are slowing spreading across County Down. With recent set up’s in Downpatrick and at An Riocht GAC, MArk Gibbons is taking the lead and calling for a Men’s Shed on Rostrevor to be set up. Mark said: “I will be hosting a public meeting to discuss the…

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Downpatrick Shedders Upcycle For Charity

It has been said that a shed is to a man what a handbag is to a woman. Local Shedders Barney and Rodney McKeown are pictured donating an old bicycle which they had repaired to Gareth Baggley from St Vincent de Paul Society in Downpatrick. The bicycle was one of…

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Men’s Shed Launches In Downpatrick

ACTION Mental Health, a charity which this year celebrated 50 years working in Downpatrick, have formally launched their new Men’s Shed Project during World Mental Health Week 2013. The organisation was awarded a grant from the Big Lottery Fund’s “Reaching Out: Connecting Older People” programme and have used it to…

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