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The Balsam Centre is an independent charity set up by local people for local people, focusing on mental health and wellbeing - providing groups and activities to minimise loneliness and isolation, and ...

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Repair Cafe Volunteer

2 hrs/wk
Balsam Park, Wincanton, BA9 9HD, United Kingdom
Children & YouthOlder peopleHealth & wellbeing
#27802
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/The-Balsam-Centre/opportunities/Repair-Cafe-Volunteer/27802 to join
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There is a new group on the horizon in Wincanton - a Repair Cafe, a place to bring that broken radio or toaster to see if it can be fixed. And if it can't be fixed, then what about turning it into something else?!

We have a small group of volunteers who are interested in getting this started, so we are looking for other volunteers who might like to get involved, to join a rota of people who would like to fix stuff rather than see it thrown out, and would like to help.

So if you like sewing, repairing furniture, mending bikes - or just want to stop stuff being thrown into landfill and would like to get involved then get in touch!

Initially it will open one Saturday a month in Wincanton - but we can't open until Covid restrictions have been lifted (hopefully soon!).

Although this is not run by The Balsam Centre, we are working with the local group to help them find volunteers.

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About The Balsam Centre
The Balsam Centre is an independent charity set up by local people for local people, focusing on mental health and wellbeing - providing groups and activities to minimise loneliness and isolation, and supporting people who are experiencing mental health difficulties.
#27802
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/The-Balsam-Centre/opportunities/Repair-Cafe-Volunteer/27802 to join