The Shed Trustees are delighted to announce that they have been awarded a National Lottery award from The National Lottery Community Fund. The award was for £9657.00 towards the cost of the building works. This goes a long way to plug the remaining gap in the funding for the first phase of the build. Completing this first phase will enable us to gain occupation of the ground floor workshop. The second phase will complete the

The Community Shed building as it is after the site was shut down due to the coronavirus Well, we’re all in limbo for now, as all building sites in Scotland had to close down. Still, the shed trustees are still meeting once a week on Skype and are busy with the new Operations Group, planning for the time when we can get started again. Once the building site re-opens (whenever that will be!) we estimate

The Aboyne Men’s Shed committee announced the commencement last week of a new facility named Aboyne and Mid Deeside Community Shed. Committee members, NHS staff and trustees gather at the site to cut the first sod. A ground breaking ceremony was held on the site along Aboyne Stone Circle off Ballater Road. The ceremony was undertaken by Amy Anderson representing NHS Grampian Endowment Trust, and Eric Sinclair former NHS Grampian board member with local supporters,

Work has begun on creating a long-anticipated gathering place in Aboyne. Construction of the Aboyne and Mid Deeside Community Shed has been three years in the making, with exhaustive searches carried out by the area’s Men’s Shed group to find the perfect location. A ground-breaking ceremony was held yesterday at Aboyne Stone Circle, off Ballater Road. The charity’s prime goal is to provide opportunities for social interaction among older men in the region, who can

Aboyne and District Men’s Shed project is poised to take a significant step forward. The group has confirmed it has received major funding from the European Agricultural and Rural Development Fund. It will provide sufficient cash for a start to be made on a two-level building located in the old quarry, off Ballater Road and near Aboyne Games shed. The total cost of the project is around £320,000 of which £250,000 has been raised. This