Leeds men are sticking it to loneliness

Community connectors  Robin Sherwood, left and Eric Dalton with their walking sticks

Community connectors Robin Sherwood, left and Eric Dalton with their walking sticks

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A group of pensioners in Leeds are whittling away loneliness by carving out a new niche.

Robin Silverwood first crafted walking sticks nearly 30 years ago from wood he found while working in Middleton Park.

And now he is encouraging pensioners in his community to stick with some new exciting hobbies.

 

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