International Repair Day – 21 October 2023

International Repair Day is celebrated every year around the globe.  This year the Tideswell & District Repair Café is joining the celebrations.  So save the date – Saturday 21 October! The 2023 theme is “Repair for Everyone”. Repair and reuse are central to achieving a truly circular, less wasteful, economy. They help to tackle climate […]

Repair Café Success!

 The Tideswell & District Repair Café opened its doors in May 2022. Since then it has gone from strength to strength, with over 350 local people attending to see if their much-loved items can be restored by our volunteer repair team and thus saved from the dump. We have used the international data base of […]

TDEG Repair Café – House Rules

When signing in to participate in the Repair Café you are confirming that you have read, understand and will respect our House Rules. The work carried out in the Repair Café is performed free of charge on a voluntary basis by the repair experts at hand. Visitors offering items for repair are encouraged to carry […]


TDEG whole group meeting – 19th October 2022 Following the successful launch of the Repair Cafe in Tideswell earlier this year, it was felt that it would be good to hear about the work of the Restart Project, which was set up in London more than ten years ago.  This project focusses on repairing broken […]

TDEG Whole Group Meeting – 19 October 2022-The Restart Project

Everyone is welcome to our next TDEG Whole Group meeting on Wednesday, 19 October, 7.30-9.00pm, in the Fountain Square Church, Tideswell. Our speaker will be Fiona Dear, Co-Director of the Restart Project Following the recent successful launch of the Tideswell & District Repair Café, we will be hearing about the national and international repair movement. […]

Tideswell’s new Repair Café – helping both the planet and your purse!

A new Repair Café launches in May for residents of Tideswell and District. The aim of the Café is to encourage more people to repair broken household items rather than replacing them with new. This will help save the planet’s resources, reduce the number of items going to landfill sites, and help people save money. […]