CRAFTY men and women living with dementia who like working with tools will be able to get stuck in at Corsham's new Memory Shed at the end of the month.

Alzheimer's Support is joining forces with the Brunel Shed, which holds regular meetings for its Men's Shed members at the Potley and Pockeridge Community Centre, to host the Memory Shed every Wednesday afternoon.

Accompanied by trained volunteers, members will be able to make bird boxes, memory boxes, wooden animals and raised flower beds as well as their own projects with specially adapted tools purchased by the Corsham Health and Wellbeing group.

Sarah Marriott, Alzheimer's Support community services manager, said: "We are so excited about this group and thrilled with the support we have had from the Corsham community. The people involved in the Brunel Shed have got behind us and have been really helpful. They are even providing some volunteers to support our group.

"People living with dementia can often have great practical knowledge and experience and get a real sense of achievement when they can put those skills to use. The group will also be a social outlet for people affected by dementia and their carers who can work alongside each other in a friendly group setting.

The first meeting will take place on January 24 from 1.30-4pm. For more information call Sarah on 01380 739055.