Working with the help of Cambridge Carbon Footprint, East Cambridgeshire Climate Action Network (CAN) is keen to build upon the existing network of Repair Cafes across Cambridgeshire, including those in Soham and Burwell and the new one in Haddenham in order to develop this network further in more towns and villages across East Cambridgeshire in particular Littleport, Witchford and Wilburton as well as re-establishing the Repair Cafe in Ely. Cambridge Carbon Footprint have resources to help a local community set-up their own local Repair Cafe.

We need people to volunteer as local  “Repair Cafe Champions” to get the ball rolling! This could be an individual person or a group of keen enthusiasts to develop the idea and engage with local people to get the support of the local community.

The articles below contain resources to inspire and persuade groups to get started. If you need any help click on the button above to email us.

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Earth Cafe: Setting up a Repair Cafe

Ely Earth Cafe – How to Set up a Repair Cafe event Nicole Barton Cambridgeshire County Repair Cafe Coordinator The Earth Cafe packed with people Learning about the local Time Bank Repair Cafes – everything you ever wanted to know and more   The Earth Cafe for September 2023 was on the theme of Repair

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Ely Repair Cafe – 27 January 2024

Repair Cafe in Ely Library will help you save money & reduce your impact on the environment Do you have something that’s broken that you don’t know how to fix but can’t bring yourself to throw away? Something like a toaster, kettle, lamp, bag, toy, jewellery, pair of jeans or computer? Bring it along to

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Burwell Repair Cafe – 10 December 2023

Burwell is hosting its next Repair Cafe on Sunday 10th December 2023, 14:00 – 17:00 hrs at Mandeville Hall, Tan House Lane Burwell CB25 0AR For booking details, opening times and directions please visit https://www.burwellrepaircafe.org It’s fourth Repair Cafe that was successfully run in September 2023 when 547kg of carbon emissions were prevented as a

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Haddenham Repair Cafe – 28 October 2023

Haddenham is hosting its first Repair Cafe on Sat 28 October 2023, 14:00 – 17:00 hrs at the Arkenstall village centre, 7 Station Road Haddenham CB6 3XD. Repair Cafes are community events that match people who need items repaired with people who like fixing things. The international Repair Cafe movement began in Amsterdam, and now

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Soham Repair Cafe – 22 October 2023

Soham Repair Cafe will be back on the Sunday 22nd October 2023 between 10:00 hrs and 14:00 hrs at Soham Library, 7 Clay Street Soham CB7 5HJ More details nearer the time. Repair Cafes are community events that match people who need items repaired with people who like fixing things. The international Repair Cafe movement began

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Community Climate Action Survey

East Cambridgeshire Climate Action Network is working with Cambridge Carbon Footprint to get your input in order to get a better understanding of the type of community climate action support that is needed in Cambridgeshire. By completing our simple survey, you’ll contribute to a strategy for collective action, help us to learn from existing efforts, and

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Help Establish an East Cambridgeshire Repair Cafe

Working with the help of Cambridge Carbon Footprint, East Cambridgeshire Climate Action Network (CAN) is keen to build upon the existing network of Repair Cafes across Cambridgeshire, including those in Soham and Burwell – in order to develop this network further in more towns and villages across East Cambridgeshire in particular Littleport, Haddenham and Witchford

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Burwell Repair Cafe – 23 September 2023

Burwell is hosting its third Repair Cafe on Sat 23 September 2023, 13:30 – 16:30 hrs at Mandeville Hall, Tan House Lane Burwell CB25 0AR For booking details, opening times and directions please visit https://www.burwellrepaircafe.org Repair Cafes are community events that match people who need items repaired with people who like fixing things. The international

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