We are very happy to report that issues affecting access to proposed Men's Shed site have been resolved!
Big shout out and thank you to all those who lobbied, petitioned or lodged objections on our behalf.
Your vocal support has helped to achieve this positive outcome and demonstrates the communities passion for ensuring Hedland gets its Men's Shed.
We are grateful to HiCON, the Port Hedland International Airport and the Town of Port Hedland for their efforts in identifying an alternative solution that is workable for all parties, reaffirming their support and belief in the value of the Men's Shed.
Next steps - signing the lease and then hopefully "swinging the gates open" to the shed before the end of this year.
HI ALL, JUST AN UPDATE ABOUT OUR SHED PROGRESS UPDATES (OR LACK THERE OF ).
IT’S BEEN SOMEWHAT DELIBERATE ON OUR PART AS WE WANT TO AVOID THE REPEATED “WE’LL BE OPEN NEXT MONTH” ANNOUNCEMENTS WITHOUT DELIVERING.
WHAT WE CAN SAY IS WE HAVE JUST ABOUT WRAPPED UP OUR LEASE REVIEW PROCESS. WE DIDN’T EXPECT THIS REVIEW TO TAKE SO LONG BUT IT’S TIME WE’LL SPENT. THE LEGAL BEAGLES HAVE POURED OVER THE LEASE, ENSURING THE BEST PRACTICABLE TERMS FOR THE SHED (PRO BONO - THANKS WHITE & CASE LEGAL YOU LEGENDS! )
THE NEXT SHED UPDATE WILL COME ONCE WE HAVE THE LEASE INKED AND A DATE ON WHEN THE GATES WILL LITERALLY OPEN.
TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS AND CURRENT AND FUTURE MEMBERS, THANKS FOR YOUR AMAZING PATIENCE!