Restored trainers

Restoring Old Trainers – Soles of Stoke

If your favourite much loved trainers are looking old and grubby, no need to rush out to replace them.  Enterprising entrepreneur Lance Birchall from Stoke-on-Trent restores old trainers to look like new again! What started out as a hobby has … Read more

Mascara Brushes

To all mascara users out there, don’t throw away your old mascara brushes or wands when they have become clogged or your mascara is finished! The Appalachian Wildlife Refuge has found that those little brushes are ideal for grooming their … Read more

Contact Lens Recycling Scheme

Research commissioned by Johnson & Johnson found that a fifth of contact lens wearers flush their used lenses in the toilet or down the sink.  These little, almost invisible pieces of plastic then will end up in the waterways and … Read more

Highway Code Review

Today (18 October 2018) the UK Government has announced a major review of the Highway Code to help keep cyclists and pedestrians safe on the roads. A review of the Highway Code presents us with a huge opportunity to make our streets safer.  Not just … Read more

SUEZ calls for recycling label shake-up

Drawing on independent research, the company has designed a labelling system using a “traffic light” coloured version of the existing Mobius Recycling Loop to show consumers at a glance whether a product can be easily recycled on not. Each product … Read more


Care4Calais is a volunteer-led humanitarian charity that delivers essential aid to refugees across Northern France and Belgium. Care4Calais was founded by a group of volunteers with the sole aim of supporting the people of the Calais refugee camps, providing fresh … Read more

Silver Sunday Events 2018

This Sunday the 12th October is Silver Sunday. See if there’s an event near you! Silver Sunday is an annual day of fun and free activities for older people across the UK. Led by The Sir Simon Milton Foundation, it celebrates … Read more

Nottingham Hackspace 2018

The hackspace – a workshop and coworking space for the East Midlands, located close to the centre of Nottingham. It’s a place for makers and creatives to meet, learn, swap skills, and work on projects. It is run on a … Read more