Friday, July 12, 2024

Repair Café

The Repair Café will be open to receive anyone needing somethis to be repaired.

Please come along to All Saints and talk to one of the receptionists. They will arrange for your item to be assessed, and allocated to one of the volunteers who will help with the repair.

While you are waiting you can get a drink at the café and enjoy a chat.

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Jul 13 2024


10:00 am - 12:30 pm


All Saints Church
All Saints Church Wokingham RG40 1TN

10 thoughts on “Repair Café

  • I have an electric scarifier and lawn strimmer which need cleaning and checking.
    Can I donate them to you to sell for your organisation?
    Mrs S Stone

    • I am afraid we have no storage facilities so we are unable to take donations of equipment. Thanks for the offer though.

  • Mrs Julie Stone

    I have just returned home with my fixed ‘standard lamp’ repaired by Tim. Unfortunately the screw top with which the plastic bulb holder fits into has broken. I gave Tim the new metal screw thread holder…….we had a conversation re the metal one would be better but the plastic one would be ok. Please could I come bk to the next Repair Cafe for Tim to replace the old metal thread for the new metal one?
    Hope I have explained this correctly?

    • I will be more than willing to repair the lamp again.
      I would recommend getting a new bulb holder made of metal (brass probably)
      It would make the lamp much more durable. The plastic one is not Ideal for that size of lamp.

  • I have a Vax Power glide, hard floor water vacuum that is not working. I am unable to identify whether the problem is with the battery or the unit. Would someone be able to look at it?

    • Please bring it along on Saturday between 10am and 12:30pm and we will see what can be done with it.

  • I have a petrol grass trimmer that I don’t know how to start. Would someone be patient enough to show me how to start it in person.

    • Someone probably can, but you would need to bring it along to a session. The next Repair Czfe eill be on Saturday 13th July. If you can fill in a Repair Request with the details of the trimmer including make and model someone may be able to give you a more helpful reply.

  • Ian Scott

    Good morning I have an ele tric lawn mower that has stopped working. Is this suitable for a repair / assessment at the repair cafe? Thankyou


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