Monthly Archives : August 2016

Appointment of a Shed Patron


I am delighted to announce that Cockburn Mayor Logan Howlett has been appointed Patron of the Cockburn Community Men’s Shed Inc. Logan’s appointment will help to elevate our profile, and his experience in all areas of community development will be a great asset in the future.

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Rob’s Story – Lost and Found


Shed member Rob M. had no idea he would attract national media attention when he unearthed a World War One Medal in his backyard in Fremantle some 40 years ago. Rob has managed to track down surviving relatives of the Yorkshire Infantryman, and the medal will soon be on its way to England in a hand crafted sheoak box. In…

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Contact Information


Phone: 0490 200 376 . Email: cocmensshed@iinet.net.au . Street Address: 2 Sullivan Sreet Cockburn Central W.A. 6164 . Drew Pike – Shed Coordinator Em: cocmensshed@iinet.net.au Ph: 0490 200 376 (during operating hours) . Peter Hodgson – Chairman Em: peterhodgson@live.com . Geoff Webb – Treasurer Em: we50107@bigpond.net.au Ph: 0414 771 291 . Are you looking to be financial for the 2018/2019…

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Heavy Machinery on Site

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Just in from Chairman Mike M. are two photos of site work which started today. Both machines photographed are picking up contaminated soil and running it through a rotating large mesh sieve. The material that will not pass is put in another pile to be removed. The site has also been fenced off to protect the completed work.

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A Buzz of Activity


With just seven days remaining to prepare for the Opening Ceremony, Shed members are flat out bringing order to the post move chaos. A quick reminder to you all that the Official Opening is by invite only. A more casual event for wives, partners and significant others will be held in the not too distant future. We are still a…

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One door closes …


and another opens. Shed stalwart Rob Macaw takes down the entrance sign at the Wattleup Shed. A new chapter begins in the history of The Cockburn Community Mens Shed. On Saturday 28th April with 16 men, two trucks and a forklift, the entire contents of the Wattleup Shed, along with the office and kitchen, were relocated to the new Shed…

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Goldstar Transport Supporting The Community


When Don Watson’s son Murray contacted the Shed to offer his assistance with the move to Jandakot, wheels were set in motion. A brief visit to the bustling Goldstar Transport yard in Welshpool to meet with Managing Director Sean Carren culminated in an offer to use one of Goldstar’s specialised crane trucks free of charge. Murray (pictured above) is a…

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Safety First


The Shed has just received a very generous and substantial donation of personal protective equipment from local company LHR Marine. Pictured above are LHR Marine CEO Dave Murray and safety equipment specialist Ryan Charles with Shed members following the presentation. We hope to have the continued support and advice of LHR Marine as we establish the safety zone system at…

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Thankyou Paul


If there was ever an example of a diamond in the rough, Paul Inkley fits the bill. Paul is the owner and operator of local transport company DPI Carriers, and when he found out that we required assistance in the move to new Shed, he immediately offered his time and the use of his seven ton curtainsider truck. During the…

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