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The team welcomes you to our first-ever live-streamed Q&A session.

Dear Friends & Supporters of Blyth Man Shed,

First off, we hope everybody is safe and well during these unforgiving times.  2021 hasn’t exactly started the way we had all wished for… Although we’re back in lockdown, it’s great to see so many of you interacting with our Facebook posts with your comments, likes & shares.  Some days our social media posts gain a reach of over 3,500 people which is a staggering amount!

We know you’re very keen to know about the latest developments and find out how close we are to opening the Blyth Man Shed. So, to address this we would like to invite you to join two members of the core team Dave & Scott to a live-streamed Q&A presentation on our Facebook Page & YouTube Channel.

We’ll be sharing news & updates on Blyth Man Shed and even an early insight into what you can expect to see in the shed when it’s opened.

We know there’s a good chance you’ll have burning questions and we want to address these during the presentation. To help us achieve this, we really want to hear back from you. If you have any questions regarding the shed, we’d like you to get them back to us in advance of our Facebook Live session. We will then feed all your questions and the answers into our presentation and this will allow us to bring everyone up to speed. You can send us your Blyth Man Shed questions via Facebook Messenger or by emailing us at info@blythmanshed.org.uk

We will be hosting the live stream Q&A presentation during March and we’ll announce the confirmed date & time on Facebook & Email.

So, get your thinking caps on and fire over all your questions as soon as you can!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Stay safe

The Blyth Man Shed Team

P.S For all your logs & kindling needs buy online from Blyth Man Shed’s online store. We offer free delivery to NE24 postcodes on orders over £20. Deliveries are made on Saturdays & Wednesdays.

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Season’s greetings from Blyth Man Shed Committee!

It’s been a strange and testing year for us all and no less so at the shed. Whilst lockdown has been a staple for the majority of us in 2020. It has allowed a few of us to channel newfound spare time into getting the shed turned around and ready for the growing list of people interested in becoming Shedders with us.

Here is a brief update on our shed activities so far this year.

Yard and woodstore – Our yard space has been completely cleared & tidied and we now have a purpose built woodstore. When Springtime arrives next year, we plan to introduce raised planting beds across the yard ready for keen gardening Shedders to sow some magic.

Security – For those eagle eyed among you, you may have noticed a new yard gate. That’s one of the two we’ve had specially made and installed. The shed now also benefits from LED lighting, CCTV and an alarm system, meaning we now have a safe and fully secure premises for Shedders.

Indoors – Workbenches have been fitted, a toilet and small refreshment making area has also been built. And we’ll soon to be putting the finishing touches on a completely brand new professionally installed electrical system.

Environmental & Sustainability – Were extremely proud of our achievements with all things environmental & sustainable and initiatives used in the shed so far include. The repurposing of roof insulation which has allowed us to fully insulate the internal space of the shed.

Our rainwater harvesting project is now in place and running, allowing us to remain off grid for all our water needs both indoors and outside for the planned gardening area.

Solar energy capture and storage – We have installed equipment which now allows us to generate and store energy from the sun. The power we generate and store is already being used to keep all our hand power tools fully charged and ready for use.

Logs & Kindling Sales

You can now buy seasoned hardwood & softwood logs as well as kindling and eco-friendly firelighters online from Blyth Man Shed. Logs are sourced from around Northumberland & the Scottish Borders, these logs are even good enough for the Duke of Northumberland!  Keep an eye open for our “Winter Warmer” promotion, a great money saving deal which will include everything you need to keep warm and cosy this winter.

All logs & kindling can be purchased online and delivered to your door in a Covid secure way. No contact required with all profits going directly back into the shed enabling our work to continue towards preparations for opening to the local community in 2021. 

Recruitment

We are on the lookout for some extra volunteers to start in early 2021. We are looking to fill two volunteer positions, Delivery Driver & Social Media Manager. If you are interested in either opportunity, please get in touch by emailing us at  info@blythmanshed.org.uk

So, the big question is, when is the shed opening?

We know many of you are eagerly awaiting the big news. The Committee are just as desperate to get the shed open as you, but it’s important that we have all things considered and in place before Shedders come in and begin working on projects. So, for this reason we’re still a few months away from being fully operational.

Keep a close eye on our Facebook page as this is where we’ll keep you all updated on Shed news, developments and the all-important ‘opening information’ in 2021.

Keep in Touch – it’s good to talk!

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/blythmanshed/

Email:  info@blythmanshed.org.uk

Website: www.blythmanshed.org.uk

WhatsApp/ Text / Telephone: 07821 536141

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For now, from all of us at Blyth Man Shed we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very peaceful Christmas and a bright New Year!