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Repair Cafe at Oxford Wood Recycling in Abingdon

When: 22 August 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: OWR – Oxford Wood Recycling, 4 Suffolk Way (off Drayton Road) Abingdon OX14 5JX

Don’t throw it away, see if we can fix it! Our newest venue for a Repair Café is the workshop of Oxford Wood Recycling, the social enterprise at Unit 4 in Suffolk Way, off the[…]

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Plastics Subgroup meeting

When: 10 September 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: tbc

This is a working meeting. Please let Anne know if you plan to come, and she will let you know the venue.

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Repair Cafe

When: 7 September 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Christ Church hall, Northcourt Road, Abingdon OX14 1PL

Bring your broken items, bikes in need of care and attention, small electrical or electronic devices, knives, scissors or shears to sharpen, or clothes to mend, and enjoy a cup of tea and delicious home-made[…]

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Film: “A Plastic Ocean”

When: 26 September 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Where: Abingdon Health & Wellbeing Centre, Crabtree Place Audlett Drive Abingdon OX14 3GD

Edward Burke of Friends of the Earth will introduce this hard-hitting documentary about the damage caused by plastic pollution in the ocean, and lead a discussion after the film with ideas for actions we can[…]

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Stall at Local Excellence Market

When: 27 July 2019 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Abingdon Market Place

Come and find us on our stall where we will have a carbon cutting game and a plastics quiz!

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Do You Know Your Carbon Footprint?

When: 17 July 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Ethelwold's House, 30 East St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 3EB

At this last meeting before the Summer we will be looking into the subject of Carbon Footprints – Do You Know Your Own? If you have your energy bills and transport mileage it’s easy to[…]

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Carbon Cutters AGM and Meadow Walk

When: 19 June 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Ethelwold's House, 30 East St Helen St, Abingdon OX14 3EB

Our AGM is a chance to hear all the activities that have been going on during the year, from cutting plastic to teaching cookery skills, from growing vegetables and bee-friendly flowers, to running a Repair[…]

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Our Second Repair Cafe

When: 15 June 2019 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Christchurch Hall, Northcourt Centre, Abingdon OX14 1PL

Do you love mending things? Do you hate throwing perfectly good things away because a small part is broken or you don’t have the skills to make them useful again? A Repair Café might be[…]

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How to Make Good Compost

When: 15 May 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Ethelwolds House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 3EB

• Talk and demonstration by compost gurus, Robert and Yvonne Longstaff of Longworth • Ask all your compost questions • Find out about the Oxford Garden Project, a not for profit social enterprise led by[…]

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Climate Change – Beyond the Tipping Point?

When: 17 April 2019 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Where: St Ethelwold's House, 30 East St Helen Street, Abingdon, OX14 3EB

Does talking about tipping points cause action or apathy? Should we try to prevent climate change, or adapt to it, or both? Is it ever too late to act? These are some of the  questions[…]

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