Here’s a selection of links I’d like to share:
Since you’re here, have a look at some other initiatives, projects and courses that I find interesting. FixItWorkshop isn’t responsible for the content on any of these links, but I’ve done my best to vet them. Please report any broken or inappropriate links.
Transition Town Worthing: http://www.ttworthing.org
“Enabling Worthing and the vicinity to be a more sustainable community, one step at a time”.
Repair Cafe: http://www.repaircafe.org/en/visit
A network for community repair hubs across the world.
Men In Sheds Worthing: http://www.meninshedsworthing.wordpress.com
A community meeting group for craft and engineering.
Recycling in Lancing: http://www.recyclinginlancing.org.uk
A local team, dedicated to recycling those things not currently supported in the area, raising money for good causes.
Techmoan: http://www.techmoan.com (also search YouTube)
Common sense video reviews of techie-anything. I especially enjoy the retro-reviews.
The Restart Project: http://www.therestartproject.org
“The Restart Project helps people learn how to repair their broken electronics, and rethink how they consume them in the first place.”
The Durrington Community Cycle Project: https://interests.me/org/DCCP/story/8631#.WusAfiCngkw.twitter
Live in the Worthing (West Sussex) area? Get you bike sorted for free.
FutureLearn, Climate Change The Solutions: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/climate-change-the-solutions
“Explore solutions to global challenge, including mitigation, adaptation and geo-engineering, which can help avoid the most dangerous climate changes and increase the resilience of societies and ecosystems to climate changes that cannot be avoided”.
Right to Repair Europe Reuse, refurbish and repair
“We are a coalition of European organizations active around the cause of repair. We are based in several European countries and represent community repair groups, social economy actors, self repair and any citizen who would like to advocate for their right to repair”.
Over The Moon
“Over the Moon is a social enterprise dedicated to providing events and activities in the district of Adur in West Sussex, with a focus on creativity and community. It started life in 2011 and evolved to become a registered form of social enterprise called a community interest company in 2017”.
“Hubs empowers engineers to create revolutionary products by making custom manufacturing more accessible. Offering 3D Printing, CNC machining, injection moulding and sheet metal services. Hubs specialise in making industrial-quality, competitively-priced prototypes & short production parts with FDM, SLS, SLA & MJF”. I’ve not used them, but they seem very capable!