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Find out how Men’s Sheds across the UK are helping combat loneliness

2.9 million people in the UK feel like that have no one to turn to. But, by playing The National Lottery you are helping to combat loneliness and bring people together.

This year Test Valley Men’s Sheds were surprised at the National Lottery Awards when presenter Ore Oduba presented them with a grant to help grow their project.Test Valley is just one of hundreds of ‘sheds’ that have been set up in local communities to bring older men together to support each other and create things.

Men’s Sheds is just one of thousands of National Lottery funded projects helping older people to connect with others in their community. But it doesn’t end there, ‘sheds’ across the UK are also using their workspace for good, with many taking on projects to impact the wider community too.

Find out how Jasper, Tony and the guys are using the project to build relationships as well as woodwork.

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