Thank you to all the people who have kindly donated laptops to our project! At the moment we don't need any more as we are prioritising distribution.
Handing over donated laptops to Lauriston School from our laptop project. The project also features on a podcast on Restart Radio. We recently donated a second batch to Grazebrook School which has also hosted our Restart Parties.
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We are looking for people to join our organising team: if you are interested in helping us with hosting events, planning, organising, funding or communications please get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or come along and chat to us at an event.
What is Hackney Fixers?
We aim to promote electrical and electronic repair in Hackney as an alternative to growing mountains of waste and consumption. As a joint project of Sustainable Hackney and Hackney and Tower Hamlets Friends of the Earth we were inspired by The Restart Project to run our first Restart Party in 2013.
The Hackney Fixers organisers are James Diamond, Friederike Hanisch, Dave Lukes and Bridget Harvey.
What we do
Since 2013 we have run events including Restart Parties, "Rosie the Restarter" workshops for women, workshops for young people, school workshops, clothing repair workshops and an annual festival of fixing, The BIG Fix. We also ran a series of successful repair classes, Fixing Fridays. We are actively involved with The Restart Project and represent Hackney Fixers at FixFest, the annual festival of the repair movement.
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