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
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
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?
Across the city people are turning to their bikes to get out and about. The weather has been glorious, the roads are safer than they've been for decades for cyclists, and whether your getting to you're work shift or taking the kids out for exercise, bikes are making a come-bac If you're dusting off your … Continue reading Tips: Keeping your bike fit
This weekend we're doing a special shout out for experienced sewers. Some of you will have seen in previous posts that women and men across the nation are coming together to make scrubs for the NHS. The local scrubbers team are doing an amazing job, but they still have a large number of requests that … Continue reading A shout out for Team Scrubbers
So this weekend we wanted to tell you about one of our favourite repair help sites. iFixit.com is full of guides on fixing electrical and non-electrical items, and if you're a fixer you can upload your own step-by-step guides on repairing things to help the community grow even more. They've got guides for fixing a … Continue reading Tips: iFixit.com