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Bath Share and Repair

Bath Share & Repair

Share & Repair is a volunteer-led, community project in Bath and North East Somerset. They run monthly Repair Cafés across the county and host a Library of Things in Weston. Their aims are simple: to help local people help the environment and save money through reduce, repair and reuse.

Belfast Tool Library

Belfast Tool Library

A tool library for Belfast, lending tools for gardening, DIY, making & more.

Benthyg

Benthyg

Benthyg is Wales’ first library of things! A place where you can borrow things you need but don’t own, and donate things you own but don’t need, and a place where people meet to share knowledge and skills with their communities.

Borrow Don’t Buy

Borrow Don't Buy Plymouth

Borrow Don’t Buy is a library of things in Plymouth.

Crystal Palace Library of Things

Crystal Palace Library of Things

Borrow useful Things & learn how to use them | DIY | Gardening | Adventuring | Cleaning | Cooking | Hosting | Hobbying

Edinburgh Tool Library

Edinburgh Tool Library

Edinburgh Tool Library is the UK’s first tool library, promoting sharing as a way of reducing our environmental impact.

Guildford Library of Things

Guildford

The Guildford Library of Things allows Surrey residents to borrow really useful tools and items for free. This is a pop up library service where items can be reserved online and picked up at Guildford library.

Share:Frome – A Library of Things

SHARE:Frome - A Library of Things

The UK’s first High Street sharing shop, SHARE:Frome plays a pivotal role in connecting community and reducing waste via sharing. Like a regular library you can sign up as a member and then borrow all manner of items. The also run regular repair cafes.

Share Oxford

SHARE Oxford

Share Oxford is a grassroot community library of things of people who want to prevent waste, borrow instead of buying, save money, learn new skills and make new friends!

Totnes Share Shed

Totnes Share Shed

The Share Shed enables people to borrow all sorts of useful things they just need once in a while at a nominal cost, encouraging a sharing economy and a more mindful and respectful use of our resources. Based in Totnes, UK.

Transition Stirling

Transition Stirling

Transition Stirling is an environmental charity focusing on improving awareness of, and providing a positive local response to, climate change in and around Stirling. Transition Stirling’s Share and Repair project was awarded a grant from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to help the local community reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill, with More Info »

Find Independent Shops, Cafes & Restaurants

Find Independent Shops, Cafes & Restaurants

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Sue Ryder

Sue Ryder

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Sue Ryder provide incredible hospice and neurological care for people facing a frightening, lifechanging diagnosis. Twitter | Facebook

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. The Salvation Army help families, children, modern slavery victims, homeless, older and unemployed people in every community. Twitter | Facebook

PDSA

PDSA

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Helping vets help pets, PDSA are the UK’s leading veterinary charity. Twitter | Facebook

Oxfam

Oxfam Online Shop

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Oxfam are a global movement of people who won’t live with poverty, and we work together to end this injustice for everyone. Twitter | Facebook

Mind

Mind

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Mind say they won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect. Twitter | Facebook

Marie Curie

Marie Curie

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Marie Curie support people living with any terminal illness, and their families, offering them expert care, guidance and support. Twitter | Facebook

Barnardo’s

Barnardos

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Barnardo’s is committed to helping the most vulnerable children throughout the UK. Twitter | Facebook

British Heart Foundation

BHF

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. British Heart Foundation are the UK’s number one heart charity and have funded 50 years of research. Twitter | Facebook

CLIC Sargent

CLIC Sargent

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. CLIC Sargent have one simple aim: to ease the burden of childhood cancer on children, young people and their families. Twitter | Facebook

RSPCA

RSPCA

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. RSPCA promote kindness & prevent cruelty to all animals. Twitter | Facebook

Cancer Research

Cancer Research

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Cancer Research UK pioneers life-saving research to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Twitter | Facebook

Age UK

Age UK

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Age UK’s vision is for a world where everyone can love later life Twitter | Facebook

British Red Cross

British Red Cross

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. British Red Cross are a volunteer-led humanitarian organisation that helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. Twitter | Facebook

Scope

Scope Charity Shops

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Scope charity shops help raise millions of pounds to fund our work with disabled people and their families. Twitter | Facebook

Emmaus

emmaus

When shopping on the high street, charity shops are the best places for gems and bargains. Emmaus charity shops support formerly homeless people, giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to get back on their feet again. Twitter | Facebook

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