20th Anniversary Somerset Stories: Axe Valley Men’s Shed

Axe Valley Men’s Shed is one of the most recent Men’s Shed to have received funding from us. We’ve supported the group with over £12,000 in grants since they first applied for money in 2020.

The Shed provides a safe place for men to come and undertake activities that help improve mental health and wellbeing, reducing social isolation and providing the places and spaces for people to get together and take part in projects that benefit local people and community.

We spoke to Andy Laken, Chairman of Axe Valley Men’s Shed who told us more about their work and how, for some, a few hours a week can make the difference between life and death.

Read the full story here


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