Our dream of setting up a Library of Things along with a base for Repair Café is getting closer to being a reality. We've started collecting donations and it's brilliant to see such a range of things from our wishlist beginning to appear. Last week we cycled around to collect some items, including a travel … Continue reading Donations are arriving
We don't just help humans....Bear's human brought in his dog bed this weekend as he'd been a bit rough with it, but after some super stitching from Sandy it went home and Bear thoroughly enjoyed getting back into it. https://videopress.com/v/AUzsVG4A?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&posterUrl=https%3A%2F%2Frepaircafeportsmouth.files.wordpress.com%2F2022%2F05%2F281292575_325217839775635_7689585190684913618_n.jpg&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Remember we don't just fix electricals, but can also help with toys, clothes, jewellery, furniture, … Continue reading A very happy canine customer
The booking request system is now live for our two March events: Saturday 19th March 10.30am - 1pm at Buckland URC, FrattonTuesday 29th March 10am - 12.30pm at Southsea Library Please note that we continue to review our COVID precautions with our volunteers, and have decided to keep most of our systems in place for … Continue reading March and beyond
Did you know we produce an eNewsletter every few months? It includes news on what we've been up to, future plans and dates, as well as information on Right to Repair, opportunities to get involved and more. You can read the latest one here, and subscribe if you'd like it in your inbox in future.
Our recent pop-up Repair Café was featured on BBC Morning Live. You can watch the segment on BBC iPlayer at 25:10 minutes in. Below you'll find some useful links from the segment. Find your local Community Repair Group Need some help in repairing something? Find your closest community repair group via Repair Café Directory or … Continue reading Useful links from our appearance on BBC Morning Live?
It's been great to be back these past couple of months, and we've seen 52 items since June, with 35 of them being fixed and a further 15 repairable. That's lots of items avoiding the bin and a lot of carbon emissions saved (in fact the equivalent of watching over a month's worth of TV … Continue reading Fratton & Southsea Open for Bookings
We'll be running our July event in the say way that we did in June, with lots of cleaning, mask wearing, ventilation and social distancing, as well as our a new booking system. If you have something to bring, we need you to fill in a booking form with as much information as you can … Continue reading We’re taking booking requests for July
It was brilliant to be back fixing this month, and although we had to trial quite a few changes to keep everyone safe, it still held much of the community repair joy that we know and love. We helped with 22 different items including a drill, strimmers, sewing machines, bracelet, jacket, watering can and victorian … Continue reading So great to be back at last
The whole team is so excited to be welcoming you back this month...it's been far too long! Of course to keep everyone safe we'll be doing things a bit differently, so as well as lots of cleaning, mask wearing, ventilation and social distancing, we're introducing a new booking system. If you have something to bring, … Continue reading We’re back – with a few changes!
We hope you've found our 'Tips' useful over the past few weeks, and it's been great to see what people have been fixing. It's going to be a while before we can meet in our usual format, so we're now taking some time to work out if there is anything else that we can do … Continue reading What next for Repair Café?