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Monday, 16 July, 2018 - 10:04

Local Support

With grateful thanks to our many local business supporters that have contributed to our Chelmsford Men’s Shed project which is all about bringing together socially isolated gentlemen into an area where they feel relaxed, are able meet other men, are able to talk freely and learn new skills i.e. woodworking.Continue

Monday, 16 July, 2018 - 09:59

Being proactive

Working with Gallagher on what exactly they wanted to do we came up with a few suggestions of the types of organisations that they might like to support and with their agreement we arranged to meet some. We are delighted to confirm that they have to date had two highly successful Employee Volunteering days as a direct consequence of our involvement namely:

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Our knowledge

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Locating the right group

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Accompanying them on an initial visit to see the group inContinue

Friday, 13 July, 2018 - 13:48

Expo Crew Ltd is a small company based in Chelmsford who specialise in building sets and stages for the exhibition industry. They made contact with us as they wanted to give something back to the local community.

It was great to meet with this small and expanding business and it became clear from various discussions that they reallyContinue

Friday, 13 July, 2018 - 13:46

Essex and Suffolk Water’s Essex Maintenance team kindly volunteered their time and resources to help complete the final painting of the outside and inside of the Chelmsford men’s Shed. They also cleared the land next to the building and laid hard core which was kindly donated and which will accommodate table & chairs and a gazebo in the summer months. It was an amazing day with more being done than envisaged…and even the weather was kind!Continue

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