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Healthy bodies and minds – with NR Fitness

Healthy bodies and minds – with NR Fitness

In partnership with NR Fitness Clubs and through sponsorship from Sport England, we recently started a series of free exercise classes designed to help nurture men’s bodies and minds at a series of their gyms across Norfolk and Waveney. In the words of Lawrence...

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Marking six months of Sustain

Marking six months of Sustain

Six months ago, MensCraft's Pete Sharps, Contact Service Coordinator for Norwich, set-up Sustain, a peer support group for men he was working with who were at the edge of crisis and experiencing suicidal thoughts. The success of the group and its impact on the men...

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Seconds Out… Boxing for MensCraft

Seconds Out… Boxing for MensCraft

In April, Chris Glenister, Assistant Practitioner for NSFT, will be lacing up her gloves for a corporate boxing match. MensCraft is proud to be us as the beneficiary of funds raised for the bout which will take place at Epic Studios in Norwich. “I’ve always loved...

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Getting to know Makani from the UEA

Getting to know Makani from the UEA

We're glad to have Makani Zulu on the MensCraft team until May, on placement from the UEA School of Social Work where he is studying. Proving himself a great asset to Makani kindly took the time to answer some questions about his background, studies, career...

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MensCraft Impact Report 2022-23

MensCraft Impact Report 2022-23

Our Impact Report for 2022-23 reflects on the success of launching new services and programmes while consolidating our work providing suicide prevention support and a growing suite of activities for men across Norfolk and Waveney.   Thank you to all our wonderful...

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Therapy sessions by pay-as-you can donation

Therapy sessions by pay-as-you can donation

We are offering a limited number of long term one-to-one therapy sessions at our Norwich offices on Thursdays. Offered on a pay-as-you-can donation.   The sessions are for one hour with a professionally accredited coach and fourth year student gestalt...

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The MensCraft Sporting Award

The MensCraft Sporting Award

Norwich and District Sunday League, the only men’s Sunday league in Norfolk has invited MensCraft to partner with them for their bi-monthly sporting award. Known as the MensCraft Sporting Award, it is awarded to the team that has been given the highest average...

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Move Your Bum for Ben Plumb

Move Your Bum for Ben Plumb

On Saturday 11th November, Move Your Bum for Ben Plumb is back. These walks (one longer, one shorter), in memory of Ben Plumb, who took his own life in January 2020, have been a fixture of the past couple of years as friends and family gather to raise awareness and...

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Thank you to the East Anglian Saltwater Lure Fishers

Thank you to the East Anglian Saltwater Lure Fishers

MensCraft is enormously grateful to be the charity of choice and recipient of funds raised by the wonderful members of the East Anglian Saltwater Facebook group.   Their annual competition to catch the longest lure-caught bass was a fierce and closely-run contest...

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Waypoint – activities and mentoring in Great Yarmouth

Waypoint – activities and mentoring in Great Yarmouth

Waypoint from MensCraft provides group activities and mentoring for young men (18-25 years) in Great Yarmouth.     From November, Waypoint will offer a weekly group on Tuesdays from 1pm – 2:30pm at the Jube in Market Gates - starting on the 7th November, as...

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