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Newsletter February 2019

Submitted by chris on Thu, 07/02/2019 - 19:27

Freegle Newsletter February 2019 There are lots of green events on across Eden District in the coming months. On Saturday morning, 9th February 2019, the Penrith Repair Café runs in its monthly slot. Freegle-wise, we're back at Newbiggin for another Bring-and-Take on Saturday 23rd February from 10am until noon. Then Seedy Saturday is on on 9th March in Penrith and the Shap Freegle Give and Take is on Sunday 28th April.

Newsletter August 2018

Submitted by chris on Sun, 05/08/2018 - 12:10

Freegle Newsletter August 2018 There are lots of green events on across Eden District in August and September. On Saturday morning, 11th August 2018, you can visit a uniform recycling day and a Repair Café in Penrith. On Saturday 1st September from 10-12 we'll be at "Stainton" Newbiggin for a Freegle Give and Take. And there more...

Newsletter April 2018

Submitted by chris on Mon, 09/04/2018 - 09:36

Freegle Newsletter April 2018 There's lot going on this Spring in Freegle land and by our allies in Penrith and Eden District. We've three Give and Take jumble sales in April and May. Repair Cafés are continuing every month on Penrith and Kirkby Stephen. CAfS is running a pre-loved clothes sale and Recycle for Cumbria are at Penrith Library for a Green Spring Clean. PACT has a campaign to reduce plastic use including a Refill water bottle scheme. Keep Penrith Tiday are organising litter picks and much more.

Meanwhile, if you are in Carlisle area, please use Carlisle Freegle to hand on unwanted items to others.

Carlisle and Brampton Farmers Markets in 2018

Submitted by chris on Thu, 25/01/2018 - 17:47

Carlisle and Brampton Farmers Markets in 2018 Farmers markets are great places to buy food grown or made locally.  Carlisle Farmers Market is on the first Saturday of the month. The Brampton Farmers Markets are usually on the last Saturday of the month.

With lots in the news recently about reducing plastic waste many of us will have made resolutions to reduce our environmental impact. Did you know that your local farmers' market can help with that?

Freegle community events

Submitted by chris on Wed, 26/07/2017 - 13:19
How to add community events in Freegle Freegle groups across the UK have a free community event listing facility. Anyone can add an event which is visible to Freegle users and to the wider public. It's a great way to publicise your event, it's free and it's easy to add them! The local group volunteers must approve each post - they will usually allow anything community related even if there's a charge for the event. Here's how to do it...