What’s inside the Men’s Shed at Littleham then?

15:17 27 January 2014

Time for a brew at the Men

Time for a brew at the Men's Shed promotional day at Clayton House in Littleham. The shed is now open, Monday-Wednesday, 10am-4pm every week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0687-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

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IT WAS definitely a bloke thing as a new Men’s Shed recently held an open day at Clayton House in Littleham, near Exmouth.

Open Door Centre trustee Mick Cox tries a new skill at the Men's Shed in Littleham. The Men's Shed runs Monday-Wednesday, 10am-4pm every week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0664-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.ukOpen Door Centre trustee Mick Cox tries a new skill at the Men's Shed in Littleham. The Men's Shed runs Monday-Wednesday, 10am-4pm every week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0664-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

Apart from the delights of bacon butties, tea and chat, it was a chance to see what the project had to offer.

Visitors were able to brush up on their DIY and computer skills. There was also a club room with a pool table, comfy chairs and darts.

The new club – which has now been opened officially – has been launched by Exmouth’s Open Door, with help from East Devon District Council’s community development team.

It draws on the experience gained from similar projects around the world, providing a club to promote social interaction and to reduce depression-related illnesses in older men.

PC savvy: computer skills can be learnt at the Men's Shed, Monday-Wednesday, 10am-4pm every week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0687-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0680-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.ukPC savvy: computer skills can be learnt at the Men's Shed, Monday-Wednesday, 10am-4pm every week. Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0687-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk Photo by Simon Horn. Ref exe 0680-04-14SH. To order your copy of this photograph go to www.exmouthjournal.co.uk

Councillor Jill Elson, EDDC’s cabinet member for sustainable homes and communities, said: “This project has the makings of a fantastic initiative which could make a big difference to the people of Littleham.”

The Men’s Shed opens Mondays-Wednesdays, 10am-4pm, at Clayton House, Salterton Road, Exmouth, EX8 2PD.

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