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SUCCESSFUL EVENTS

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Repair Cafe

17 June 2023

A fantastic event - so many items saved from landfill.  Clothes, electricals and tools given a new lease of life. 

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Big Sew

Sunday 11 June

A day of social sewing to make re-useable shopping bags. 

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Clothes Swap

27 April 2023

A fantastic evening swapping adults and children's clothes.  Plenty of happy individuals went away with a new wardrobe!

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Spring Litter Pick

18 March 2023

Volunteers gave the villages of Woodhouse Eaves, Woodhouse and the Beacon a Spring Clean.

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Repair Cafe

18 February 2023

A fantastic morning repairing over  items.  Electronics, textiles, jewellery, phones and sharpening.

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Repair Cafe

22 October 2022

A fantastic morning repairing over 40 items.  Electronics, textiles, jewellery, phones and sharpening.

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Clothes Swap

27 September 2022

Garments were swapped and given a new lease of life.  A great way to save clothing from landfill.

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The Summer Litter Pick

 13 AUGUST 2022

A summer clean up for the village and Beacon Hill. 

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The Sustainable Living Fair

 22 MAY 2022

An amazing day! So many positive conversations about living a more sustainable lifestyle

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Morsbag Market Stall Giveaway

 19 MARCH 2022

Over 200 bags given away in less than 3 hours! We just hope they are used instead of the plastic bags. 

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THE BIG SEW

 26 SEPTEMBER 2021

A fantastic day of social sewing.  Enthusiastic machinists, ironers and cutters joined together to make over 120 bags. 

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SPRING CLEAN - LITTER PICK

10 APRIL 2021

Another hugely successful litter pick helping to clean up Woodhouse, Woodhouse Eaves and the Beacon Hill Country Park.  

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VILLAGE CLEAN UP

AUGUST 2020

A hugely successful day cleaning up Woodhouse, Woodhouse Eaves and the Beacon Hill Country Park.  

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COUNTRYSIDE SHOW

AUGUST 2019

A fantastic day meeting hundreds of like-minded people all keen to learn ways they can remove single use plastic from their lifestyles. 

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COUNCIL RECYCLING TALK

We were joined by a member of Charnwood council recycling team to learn what we can and can't put in our green recycling bin.  We also learnt the disruptive effects of items that are not currently recycled. 

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Green Garden

OPEN GARDENS

Our stall, outside the Village Hall, gave residents and visitors the chance to ask questions and find out information about going plastic free.

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A VISIT TO CASEPAK RECYCLING

Several of our group visited the Casepak recycling plant in Charnwood to learn more about how they recycle our items.

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