Repair Café Gosport Signs Manchester Declaration,Releases their first Impact Report whilst celebrating their first year. On Saturday 8th October 2022 the repair cafe local to Gosport held its 1st Birthday celebrations. Founder David Marks thanked his fellow volunteers for their hard work before Deputy Mayor of Gosport Councillor Martin Pepper cut the birthday cake. Also… Continue reading Repair Café Gosport Birthday Event
The grip on my Badminton Racquet was falling apart and needed to be replaced. As with many repairs, I started off with YouTube and watched a couple of videos, choosing this one as the best one to follow. Having bought a replacement grip online, I stripped off the retaining tape and original grip; using a… Continue reading Badminton Racquet Grip Replacement
My trusty, 7-year-old, Bluetooth speaker had stopped holding a charge for more than 20 minutes, so I decided to try to fix it. Suspecting the batteries probably needed replacement. I initially contacted the manufacturer, though they do have instructions and spare parts for other products, they were not able to help in this case. So… Continue reading Bluetooth Speaker Battery Replacement
A repair story from our volunteer repairer Keith. In this story he saves himself £20 and a lot of frustration by repairing his remote control. A bit of lemon juice and alcohol and it was back in use!
Our volunteer repairer hero, Keith shared with us a story about one of those items we have all broken and assumed was simply a candidate for the bin. Such a simple repair!
Repair Café Gosport is having a celebration on Saturday 10th September 2022. We are pleased to announce that the Mayor of Gosport, Councillor Jamie Hutchinson along with other council members and community leaders have confirmed their attendance. A repair café is a community event that promotes fixing things as an alternative to throwing items in… Continue reading Impactful Community Repair Café Set to Celebrate First Birthday
A repair story from our volunteer and member Keith. In this case he was brought a broken piece of furniture by a family member and got it back into use. What a hero!
Repair Cafe Volunteers practice their skills outside of the events! Here Keith shares a recent repair story when a family member brought their faulty smart phone to him.
Follow the repair of a pair of jump leads along with one of the volunteer repairers from Repair Cafe Gosport. By effecting a repair he was able to save them from waste for the cost of a £5 part rather than binning them and having to buy a new set for around £20.