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  • News - August 2020

    News - August 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Corona! (or as we used to say in the old days, greetings everyone!) Our first socially distanced meeting was a success with 16 of us at...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 14 Aug 20
  • News - June 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Good News It's great to be able to start with some good news. Yes, I know the pubs are opening on Saturday, but it's not that. The ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 30 Jun 20
  • News - May 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    The Corvid Chronicles, Day 53, Captain's Log: Outside, the pestilence still rages but the crew remain in good spirits. Suppli...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 15 May 20
  • News - April 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Just two weeks into the lockdown and it is already starting to feel normal: Staying in is the new going out!  Back in the 20th cen...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 6 Apr 20
  • Top tips - March 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Fruit & Veg Boxes My neighbours, Pete and his wife Ashley, are wholesale grocers and run the fruit and vegetable pop-up store at the fr...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 29 Mar 20
  • Special News - March 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    As of now, Greystone's house (HCA) and the School House (HRA) are closed until further notice. We do not have access to our workshop at...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 20 Mar 20
  • News - March 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    I'm feeling rather pleased with myself right now.  Probably for the first time ever, I have carried through with a New Year's r...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 8 Mar 20
  • Interim News - March 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Old School House Open Day First of all, thanks to everyone who, at very short notice, came along to the School House last Saturday (29...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 2 Mar 20
  • News - February 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Old School Refurbishment We organised a small work party last weekend to replace the locks on the (3) access doors from the car park direct...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 28 Feb 20
  • Interim News - Feb 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Urgent Actions from Meeting held 4th Feb 2010 At the general meeting today, we discussed our current finances and the funding required to p...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 5 Feb 20
  • News - January 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Did you wake up feeling any different on the 1st Feb? Just a touch of excitement maybe? As well as being the first day of Brexit, it was th...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 2 Feb 20
  • New Year's Greetings - 2020

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Happy New Year to all our members, friends and supporters. Hope everyone made their new year's resolutions - after years of procrastina...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 2 Jan 20
  • News - December 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    `Tis December and “The Season to be Merry”. But it is also a time to reflect on the old year and look forward to 2020. 20...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 14 Dec 19
  • Interim News - November 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    General Meeting (Dec 3rd) The final one for this year will be next Tuesday 3rd December in room 1, Greystones House, starting at the usual ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 27 Nov 19
  • AGM Minutes - 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Christchurch Men’s Shed AGM Minutes of Meeting Date of AGM: 05.11.2019   Trustee & Chairman: Les Mercer Trustee &am...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 18 Nov 19
  • News - October 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    A voice in the workshop was heard to say "we haven't got enough nuts". Now, I am not sure that is strictly true, but I can con...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 7 Nov 19
  • AGM - 5th November 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

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    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 30 Oct 19
  • News - Sept 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Where did September go?  Last time I looked it was summertime and now it is most definitely autumn. Before we know it, Christmas w...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Oct 19
  • News - Aug 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    With the sun shining from a brilliant blue sky, the crowds poured in -Twickenham? Headingley?. No, the Men's Shed Summer BBQ at Greyston...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 3 Sep 19
  • Aug 2019 - Notice of Summer BBQ

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Weather forecast for Saturday is looking good! We will be setting up from about 12.00 noon ready for an official start time at 2.00 pm. Th...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 21 Aug 19
  • News - July 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Gentlemen, We have arrived at the silly season when even respected journals resort to printing any old rubbish to fill their pages. Of cour...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 30 Jul 19
  • News - June 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    T S Elliot got it wrong. It turns out that for us April is not the "cruellest month" after all: June was the month when our plans ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Jul 19
  • News - May 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    It was good to get away for a short break in a holiday cottage with my family in May, far away from sharpening chisels and planes..............

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 5 Jun 19
  • News - April 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    April is the cruellest month (according to T.S. Elliot) but not down here in the Shed. Well, we did have a cut finger but that was about as ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 29 Apr 19
  • News - March 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    March was the month when records were set, a weasel escaped in the workshop, there were light bulb moments, a small tailed blue shed fish wa...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 27 Mar 19
  • 2019 Membership Fees

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Membership fees 2019 The 18 members who attended last weeks EGM at Greystone's House voted unanimously to increase CMS membership fees ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 11 Mar 19
  • News - February 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Workshop activities Despite the unseasonably fine weather, there was lots of activity down at the shed in February! Jeff Perkins has been ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 28 Feb 19
  • News - January 2019

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Happy New Year - here we go again! Greystone's Workshop The workshop is open again after the holidays and we already welcomed some new...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 27 Jan 19
  • Somerford Youth and Community Centre

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Somerford Youth and Community Centre: And while we are on the subject of the Somerford Shed, we have received a request from the manager of...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 27 Jan 19
  • News - (Late) December 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Chill December brings the sleet Blazing fire and Christmas treat!   Finally, the end of the poem and the line I most look forward to...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 31 Dec 18
  • News - December 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Dull November brings the blast Then the leaves are falling fast   Just one more verse of this excruciatingly bad poem (Sarah Colerid...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Dec 18
  • News - November 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Fresh October brings the pheasant Then to gather nuts is pleasant! Phew, just made it before the end of the month otherwise who knows what...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Nov 18
  • News - October 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Warm September brings the fruit Huntsmen then begin to shoot!   Hope everyone has been making the most of the fantastic weather. Wh...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Oct 18
  • News - September 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    This weekend brings the end of the summer holidays and the beginning of meteorological autumn, so it's back to school and back to the Sh...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 1 Sep 18
  • News - August 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    August brings the sheaves of corn Then the harvest home is borne Tools acquisition Thanks to everyone who came along to help move the too...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 18 Aug 18
  • News - July 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Hot July brings cooling showers Apricots and gilly flowers ( "Gilly flowers" is a bit of a "catch-all" descriptio...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 29 Jul 18
  • News - June 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    June brings tulips, lilies, roses fills the children's hands with posies   Tulips in June! Really?   Bob Mackinnon Saves ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 27 Jun 18
  • News - April 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    April brings the primrose sweet Scatters daisies at our feet Sounds about right - at least the rain has stopped! Pie & Mash Was th...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 20 May 18
  • News - May 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    May brings flocks of pretty lambs, Skipping with their fleecy dams. [Who writes this stuff?]   Lots going on down in the shed this ...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 20 May 18
  • Diary of Up-and-coming Events - March 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Greystone's Workshop will be available all of this coming week (week commencing 16th April) I am planning to go on Tuesday and Thursday...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 23 Apr 18
  • News - Feb 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    Mudeford Club & Christchurch Mayor Firstly, can I remind everyone that our next Mudeford Club lunch time meeting will be this Friday 23...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 19 Apr 18
  • News - March 2018

    Christchurch, Dorset
    Article by: John Pegram (Secretary)

    March brings breezes loud and shrill Stirs the dancing daffodil ...did someone mention snow? February at Mudeford Club saw a good turn ou...

    Christchurch Men's Shed   |  
    Posted: 19 Apr 18