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January

February

Sunday 7th January: Girton Christmas Tree Shredding Event and Repair Cafe

Girton Glebe Primary School, High Street, Girton, CB3 0PN 12:00-14:00 add to google calendar
Sustainable Girton and Friends of Girton Glebe are collaborating to organise Girton's Repair Cafe at the villages's annual tree shreeding event.

You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs. If you already know that your item will need a spare part (e.g. new mobile phone screen, new zip) please bring this along so that the repairers can do the repair.

We'd recommend that you book your item in by email with a short description of what you are bring in and the problem, but you can turn up on the day. More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Saturday 13th January: Keeping Cambridge Special - Cambridge's spaces and streets

Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge CB3 OWA 09:00-13:00 add to google calendar
Cambridge Past Present and Future are convening this next meeting in their series 'Keeping Cambridge Special'. They say 'Come and tell us how Cambridge can address the challenge of having more people moving around the city, in ways that enhance the quality of life and preserve the city's heritage. This workshop will include four thought provoking presentations covering eg green spaces, sharing spaces, improving interchanges and street design:

Sharing spaces: Robert Myers (landscape designer)
Green spaces: Joel Carré (Cambridge City Council)
Movement: Charlene Rohr (RAND Europe)
Design: Kieran Perkins (5th Studio)

There will be an opportunity to give your views and for discussion with decision-makers, which will be led by Councillor Lewis Herbert (Leader of Cambridge City Council).

This workshop will help inform a forthcoming Spaces and Movement Supplementary Planning Document for Cambridge that will be produced during 2018. Book tickets here. Free, donations welcome. More...

Monday 15th January: Thermal Imaging Training

St Barnabas Church, Mill Road, Cambridge, CB1 2BD 19:30-21:30 add to google calendar
Thermal imaging vividly reveals weaknesses in a building's insulation and air tightness. Find out where homes are wasting heat!

These popular training sessions are for people wanting to borrow a thermal imaging camera to examine their own homes, those of friends and others. In 2 hours you'll learn how to use our cameras and interpret their images. Then you can arrange to borrow a camera.

Free, but booking on our website is essential. More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint

Sunday 28th January: Seedy Sunday

Trumpington Village Hall 13:30-16:00 add to google calendar
Trumpington Allotment Socieyt invites you to Seedy Sunday 2018: Come to swap seed with other gardeners, but if you haven't got seeds come anyway. As well as seeds (including Heritage seeds) you will find local artisan food, community groups and of course tea and cakes from Trumpington WI. More...

Saturday 24th February: Cottenham Repair Cafe

Cottenham Community Centre, Coffee Shop, High St, Cottenham, CB24 8RZ 10:00-14:00 add to google calendar
Repair Cafes match experienced repairers with people who need stuff fixing.

You can bring along the following to be repaired and to pick up repair skills: small household appliances and electrical items, computers, mobile phones, bicycles, clothes (clean clothes only please) and general bits and bobs. Booking is optional, or you can just turn up on the day. Check back soon for details on how to book. The repairers are experienced and can fix most things but there are no guarantees.

This is a free event. However, donations to cover venue hire and other costs are very welcome.

Enquiries: 01954 253903 or by email More...
From: Cambridge Carbon Footprint