Dubbo Community Men’s Shed opens doors to the public | Photos

Dubbo Community Men’s Shed held an open day on Saturday to show off some of the good work it does. 

The shed is open to new members, and it offers services including furniture restoration to the wider community.

President Kevin Sinclair said the shed was a place for men of all ages to socialise and practice their hobbies.

In conjunction with the open day, the shed also held a road safety talks with Dubbo Regional Council road safety officer Jayne Bleechmore and Ben O’Mally from O’Mally Driving School.

Ms Bleechmore spoke about pedestrian safety and the use of “gopher” mobility aids as well some of the most confusing road rules, and said she hoped those attending found it informative.

Mr O’Mally talked about the aged assessment for road users aged 75 and 85 and the procedures for them getting relicensed.

Mr Sinclair said he asked the pair to come and speak after hearing them at a men’s shed conference in Wellington recently.

“We do these programs from time-to-time, we’ve had mental health speakers, people talk about the hospital progress, and others talking about prostate cancer.

“We like to provide this information for members of the shed on a range of issues.”

The Men’s Shed is located at Victoria Park off Talbragar Street and is open to join for men of all ages and offers a range of activities.