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  • Sue White talks to us about Hedgehog Street

    Sue White talks to us about Hedgehog Street

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    4th July 2019 Today Sue White visited us at the Shed. Sue is a volunteer for Hedgehog Street (www.hedgehogstreet.org) and spoke to us about ...

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    Posted: 4 Jul 19
  • Painting for the South West in Bloom competition

    Painting for the South West in Bloom competition

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    20th June 2019: This years South West In Bloom competition will soon be here and The RWB Shed are assisting Royal Wootton Bassett Town Counc...

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    Posted: 21 Jun 19
  • Planters in place at Longleaze

    Planters in place at Longleaze

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    In April we reported the making of planters for Longleaze Primary School. The RWB Shed was delighted to accept an invitation on 20th June ...

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    Posted: 21 Jun 19
  • Purton Millennium Garden bench restoration

    Purton Millennium Garden bench restoration

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    6th June 2019: Earlier this year The RWB Shed was approached about restoring a commemorative bench located in the Millenium Garden, Purton....

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    Posted: 6 Jun 19
  • Planter for Haine & Smith made by Albi

    Planter for Haine & Smith made by Albi

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    On 28th May 2019 Albi from the RWB Shed delivered a custom made planter to opticians Haine & Smith located in the High St, Royal Wootton...

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    Posted: 30 May 19
  • Lined planters for Ridgeway House and St Bart's

    Lined planters for Ridgeway House and St Bart's

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    16th May 2019: Today we completed the lining of four planters and then delivered them as follows:- Two to St Bart's Primary Academy for ...

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    Posted: 17 May 19
  • Broad Town School Finger Post Sign

    Broad Town School Finger Post Sign

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Phil

      Early in 2019 the RWB Shed received a request from the Broad Town Primary School headteacher, Ms Bridget Long, to produce for the sc...

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    Posted: 10 May 19
  • Blue Hearts delivered to RWB Town Council

    Blue Hearts delivered to RWB Town Council

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Albi delivers Blue Hearts made by the RWB Shed. 19th April 2019: Giving of a Blue Heart denotes where land owned by RWB Town Council is ma...

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    Posted: 19 Apr 19
  • Planters ready for Longleaze Primary

    Planters ready for Longleaze Primary

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Weather permitting (it has been wet and cold recently) the RWB Shed has been busy making planters for the local community. The return of fin...

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    Posted: 12 Apr 19
  • Planter production and more!

    Planter production and more!

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    21st March Previously on 21st Feb we reported the dismantling of pallets for making planters for local schools. Recent weeks have delivered ...

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    Posted: 22 Mar 19
  • Planters from pallets

    Planters from pallets

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    21st Feb 2019: Last week the RWB Shed received a generous donation of pallets and wood from Bray and Slaughter. Click here to view this earl...

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    Posted: 21 Feb 19
  • Bray and Slaughter generously donate unwanted wood to the RWB Shed

    Bray and Slaughter generously donate unwanted wood to the RWB Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    15th Feb 2019: The RWB Shed receives surplus wood and pallets generously donated by Bray and Slaughter. This good quality wood collected fro...

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    Posted: 18 Feb 19
  • Winter sunshine at the Shed

    Winter sunshine at the Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Thursday this week brought a fine day at the Shed in the lovely Winter sunshine with many attendees. We are very pleased to welcome four ne...

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    Posted: 15 Feb 19
  • RWB Shed restores Royal British Legion Plaque

    RWB Shed restores Royal British Legion Plaque

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Recently the RWB Shed was asked for help restoring a plaque for the Royal British Legion located at the junction of Station Road and Noremar...

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    Posted: 1 Feb 19
  • Thank you Hochtief and Network Rail !

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    22nd November 2018 Today the RWB Shed received a large amount unwanted wood kindly donated by Hochtief (UK) and Network Rail. The no longer...

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    Posted: 22 Nov 18
  • RWB War Memorial renovation

    RWB War Memorial renovation

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    For some weeks the RWB Shed in conjuction with RWB Town Council has been meticulaously restoring the woodwork on the War Memorial in Royal W...

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    Posted: 19 Nov 18
  • RWB Shed projects in progress

    RWB Shed projects in progress

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    The fine 2018 weather continues into Autumn as do our projects at The Shed. One of our latest activities is creation of a decorative Christm...

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    Posted: 21 Oct 18
  • New RWB Shed sign

    New RWB Shed sign

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    September sees the placing of a new sign showing where the RWB Shed is based at Royal Wootton Bassett Fire Station. Ladies and gents meet w...

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    Posted: 20 Sep 18
  • Sept 2018: RWB Shed completes trailer renovation

    Sept 2018: RWB Shed completes trailer renovation

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    This trailer in need of some major 'tlc' was generously donated to the RWB Shed by a member of Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescu...

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    Posted: 20 Sep 18
  • Planters, hedgehog boxes & signs

    Planters, hedgehog boxes & signs

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    It was highly active at the Shed today. Several 'Shedders' were busy stripping down pallets for new projects while others were invol...

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    Posted: 9 Aug 18
  • RWB Shed renovating the Fire Pump

    RWB Shed renovating the Fire Pump

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Thursday 19th July saw the RWB Shed start renovation of the woodwork on the glass casing of the Fire Pump located underneath the town museum...

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    Posted: 23 Jul 18
  • The RWB Shed builds and donates planters to St Bartholomew's Primary Academy

    The RWB Shed builds and donates planters to St Bartholomew's Primary Academy

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    2018 has so far been a very busy year for the newly formed RWB Men's Shed. Our latest accomplishment is the making of various planters f...

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    Posted: 21 Jul 18
  • Trailer blazing at the Shed

    Trailer blazing at the Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    The 5th of July and the heatwave continues presenting a great opportunity for us to progress our trailer renovation project. The trailer was...

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    Posted: 5 Jul 18
  • Bird Box making at RWB Academy with the RWB Shed

    Bird Box making at RWB Academy with the RWB Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Tuesday afternoon on the 26th June saw the RWB Shed in community action at the RWB Academy. For a few weeks now at our regular Thursday ses...

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    Posted: 29 Jun 18
  • May 2018: Visit from Denis Spiller the President of Rotary International Great Britain and Ireland

    May 2018: Visit from Denis Spiller the President of Rotary International Great Britain and Ireland

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    On Thursday 17th May 2018 on a warm sunny day we were honoured by a visit from Denis Spiller the President of Rotary International Great Bri...

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    Posted: 24 May 18
  • Bird box kits in production

    Bird box kits in production

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    10th April 2018. Today the team at the RWB Shed have been busy making up bird box kits. The aim is to deliver these in June for young people...

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    Posted: 10 May 18
  • Bird box project starts

    Bird box project starts

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Our latest project is to build twenty bird box kits.

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    Posted: 27 Apr 18
  • How hot is this?

    How hot is this?

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Probably the hottest day of the year. A great attendance at the Shed today with of course of fish and chips for lunch!

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    Posted: 19 Apr 18
  • Spring returns to the RWB Shed

    Spring returns to the RWB Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Today saw the warmest day so far at the Shed this year which focussed on dismantling some pallets with precision tools and also making some ...

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    Posted: 5 Apr 18
  • Cemetery bench restoration completed and chatting with Councillor Bucknell

    Cemetery bench restoration completed and chatting with Councillor Bucknell

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Today the cemetery bench we have restored is completed.

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    Posted: 22 Mar 18
  • A Spring sunny day at the Shed with guest Jordan

    A Spring sunny day at the Shed with guest Jordan

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Another fine day at the Shed in the warm Spring sunshine. Various projects progressed well today including final oiling of a restored cemete...

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    Posted: 15 Mar 18
  • Using our new saw followed by al fresco fish & chips!

    Using our new saw followed by al fresco fish & chips!

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Today we had great fun with our new saw. We also enjoyed our regular fish & chip lunch, this time in the glorious Spring sunshine. Remem...

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    Posted: 8 Mar 18
  • Regular project activities today

    Regular project activities today

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    It was a sunny but cold day today; nonetheless we still did some work.

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    Posted: 22 Feb 18
  • DWFRS Chief Fire Officer at the RWB Shed today

    DWFRS Chief Fire Officer at the RWB Shed today

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Today we were honoured to be visited by Ben Ansell, Chief FIre Officer for Dorset and Wiltshire Fire & Rescue Service. Ben is pictured w...

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    Posted: 15 Feb 18
  • More tools and activities at the RWB Shed

    More tools and activities at the RWB Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    We are now proud owners of two more pieces of key equipment purchased with grant help from one of our Sponsors The Asda Foundation. Also we ...

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    Posted: 8 Feb 18
  • A fine January morning at the RWB Shed

    A fine January morning at the RWB Shed

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    What a lovely day today was, much of it in the Winter sunshine. Activities today included starting several new small projects, further resto...

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    Posted: 25 Jan 18
  • D&W Fire and Rescue talk to the RWB Shed about 'Safe and Well'

    D&W Fire and Rescue talk to the RWB Shed about 'Safe and Well'

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Today Gary New of Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue gave a talk to members of the RWB Shed about 'Safe and Well'. This was very...

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    Posted: 18 Jan 18
  • RWB Shed Christmas Party

    RWB Shed Christmas Party

    Royal Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire
    Article by: Mark

    Last meeting of our first year enjoying some fab refreshments. ​Next meeting is Thursday 4th January 2018.    

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    Posted: 21 Dec 17