Greener Fram is an independent, voluntary, community group based in the small town of Framlingham in Suffolk. We aim to raise awareness of environmental issues, promote practical ways of reducing energy consumption, and champion the creation of a sustainable community.
Film @ Greener FRAM Monday 24th April, 7pm FAYAP centre, Thomas Mills High School, Framlingham
Refreshments There will be the opportunity for discussion afterwards Free screening. Donations would be appreciated.
Check the website – greenerfram.co.uk
Next Swap and Mend
Saturday 8th April 9.30-1.00pm
@ The Unitarian Meeting House, Framlingham
Recycle your unwanted toys, clothes, kitchenware, household items, books, electrical items etc. and save plenty of treasures from going in a landfill. For the first time we will be trialling a food swap too!
You are welcome to drop items off, take items home and bring broken items along to see if our team can fix them for you. There are no strict rules, and if you have nothing to swap, you are welcome to make a no-pressure donation.
Reporting on the March Swap and Mend
Next Swap and Mend Saturday 8th April,
Film ‘Tomorrow’ showing on Monday 24th April.
This month’s Swap & Mend was one of the busiest so far. Although the morning began and ended with a lot more stuff than we’ve seen of late, there was still a good turnover. Many items were bagged within moments of being donated. If you’ve never been before, you’d be amazed at what you can pick up. There’s always lots of books, toys,
electronics and kitchen equipment. This month we had at least 4 lawnmowers, a nearly new TV and a hunting horn.
Even if you don’t think you need anything, everyone loves to rummage and I challenge you to not leave empty-handed.
Jean and Rachel are our lovely sewing ladies who can mend and alter clothes so you don’t need to throw out your old favourites. Spadge and John can mend bicycles, electronics and electrical items. We also gained 2 new mending volunteers, both called Keith!
Thanks to all our volunteers who work hard to set up and clear away each month, and to all our ‘customers’ who generously donate goods and money.
Hello Everyone and thanks for your support throughout 2016.
With all those new Christmas presents you may have need to find some extra space by giving unwanted ‘items’ to the next Swap or Mend. Bring them along on Saturday January 14th.
If you have something you value that needs mending then again bring it along.
Free refreshments and LETS stall.