Opening day!

It’s opening day at The Entrance Men’s Shed! The new facility looks wonderful in its landscaped setting at The Entrance Community Centre. The Committee can report the alarms and entry procedures worked well. Andrew from Wyong Shire Council dropped by to take us through the entry and departure checklists. There’s plenty to setup at theContinue reading “Opening day!”

Construction of The Shed (2)

Stage 2 construction of The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre (including The Entrance Men’s Shed) has continued into early 2009. The following images show construction progress from January 2009 to March 2009. In the images below we can see that The Shed now has white cladding on the upper portion and clearly defined spaces for the windowsContinue reading “Construction of The Shed (2)”

Construction of The Shed (1)

Stage 2 construction of The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre (including The Entrance Men’s Shed) has begun! This is a very significant moment in the long process of creating a facility to support men in the local community. The following images show construction progress from September 2008 to December 2008. In the first image below we canContinue reading “Construction of The Shed (1)”

The Entrance Men’s Shed Steering Committee

The Entrance Men’s Shed Inc is an incorporated Not For Profit organisation. The mission of The Entrance Men’s Shed Inc is to secure premises and funding to allow a Men’s Shed to operate in The Entrance area. The Entrance Men’s Shed Inc has established a Steering Committee drawn from community members and volunteers that careContinue reading “The Entrance Men’s Shed Steering Committee”

Kincumber Men’s Shed Opening

Here are some images from the recent official opening (11th August 2008) of Kincumber Men’s Shed. In the left image, from the left are Chris Hartcher (Member for Terrigal), Pastor Frank (Kincumber Uniting Church), Kevin Armstrong (Chairperson, The Entrance Men’s Shed), and Geoff Dunn (Treasurer, The Entrance Men’s Shed). In the right image are PeterContinue reading “Kincumber Men’s Shed Opening”

Work begins on The Shed

Wyong Shire Council has recently commenced work on Stage 2 of The Entrance Neighbourhood Center, including The Entrance Men’s Shed. To celebrate this milestone Council invited community groups that will use the Center to a morning tea. Community members reported to Council they were concerned at the removal of mature trees during the previous buildingContinue reading “Work begins on The Shed”

The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre

The artist’s impression below shows The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre proposed development including Stage 2 and Stage 3. The proposed Entrance Men’s Shed is included in the Stage 2 and 3 development. In the image below, The Shed is located on the right of the photo, a two tone shed in green and white at groundContinue reading “The Entrance Neighbourhood Centre”

Men’s Shed Conference 2007

The second National Men’s Shed Conference was held recently over three days at Manly (Sydney). The conference was well-attended, including attendance by three sheds on the Central Coast of NSW. Wally Morrison and Peter Jessop from The Kincumber Men’s Shed enjoyed lectures and workshops on relevant topics for their Shed. John Sharples, Kevin Armstrong andContinue reading “Men’s Shed Conference 2007”