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Hackney Fixers online repair advice session at Online

May 22, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? Hopeless hem?  You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice.Hackney Fixers and Restarters West London are hosting a joint online Restart Party in May! We'll aim to diagnose, advise on next steps and share skills and there may be some fixes along the way. Bring your broken small electrical…See More
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Hackney Fixers online repair advice session at Online

July 24, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice.Hackney Fixers are hosting an online Restart Party in July as part of Zero Waste Hubs from the London Borough of Hackney!We'll aim to diagnose, advise on next…See More
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Hackney Fixers online repair advice session at Online

January 30, 2021 from 2pm to 5pm
Lazy laptop? Vacant vacuum? Mixed-up mixer? You don't want to dump it without at least trying to fix it, but you need some advice. What's wrong with it? It it useless or useable? Can I do it myself? Where can I get help? Where can I get it repaired?Join us to get free repair advice. Bring your electrical or electronic device and we'll help you to Restart it.Book a slot…See More
Jan 12
Hackney Fixers commented on Hackney Fixers's blog post 'Hackney Fixers Laptop project update'
"The project is now complete with a total of 29 laptops donated to three schools, students at a local college, a community drop-in service and a refugee service.  Thanks to everyone who donated laptops to the project! it has meant a lot to those…"
Dec 14, 2020
Hackney Fixers commented on Hackney Fixers's blog post 'Hackney Fixers Laptop project update'
"On Friday we delivered 5 laptops to Grazebrook School  Grazebrook has hosted several Restart Parties in the past so we have a connection and this is a nice way to thank them."
Oct 25, 2020
Hackney Fixers commented on Hackney Fixers's blog post 'Hackney Fixers Laptop project update'
"We've recorded a podcast about the project which was broadcast on Restart Radio ! Restart Radio"
Sep 10, 2020
Sandra McLeod commented on Hackney Fixers's blog post 'Hackney Fixers Laptop project update'
"Well done James and Hackney Fixers - that's great. Sandra McLeod"
Sep 10, 2020
Hackney Fixers posted a blog post

Hackney Fixers Laptop project update

Today Hackney Fixers handed over 5 laptops to Lauriston School near Victoria Park. They will be loaned to kids who have had no access to online learning at home during lockdown so they can access extra resources to help them catch up with their learning.  From left: James Diamond (Hackney Fixers), Mohammed Bakouse (Network Manager), Lorraine Groom (School Business…See More
Sep 3, 2020
Hackney Fixers posted a blog post

Hackney Fixers - a lockdown project

Unfortunately our events in June and September have been cancelled, but we’ve been working on a lockdown project to refurbish 4 laptops for use by students who need them for online studying.The laptops are between 5 and 13 years old and have been retired from use for 2-7 years. They are classic examples of “stored WEEE” that would probably eventually end up being “recycled”.We have purchased and fitted several parts including chargers, batteries, memory, hard drives, and installed new operating…See More
Jul 8, 2020

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Community repair project.
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http://hackneyfixers.org.uk
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Education, Green Economy, Waste and recycling, Pollution, Social Justice

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Hackney Fixers Laptop project update

Posted on September 3, 2020 at 10:41 4 Comments

Today Hackney Fixers handed over 5 laptops to Lauriston School near Victoria Park. 

They will be loaned to kids who have had no access to online learning at home during lockdown so they can access extra resources to help them catch up with their learning.  

From left: James Diamond (Hackney Fixers),…

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Hackney Fixers - a lockdown project

Posted on July 8, 2020 at 12:00 0 Comments

Unfortunately our events in June and September have been cancelled, but we’ve been working on a lockdown project to refurbish 4 laptops for use by students who need them for online studying.

The laptops are between 5 and 13 years old and have been retired from use for 2-7 years. They are classic examples of “stored WEEE” that would probably eventually end up being “recycled”.

We have purchased and fitted several parts including chargers, batteries, memory, hard…

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An extra big smile!

Posted on February 9, 2018 at 14:00 0 Comments

Hackney Fixers hosted a busy day of fixing on 3rd February at the Redmond Centre, with over 50 people coming for help with their ailing electrical equipment and clothing.  One happy lady, Elizabeth, asked for “an extra big smile” to be drawn on the fixing log, she was so pleased to have her phone working again!

We realised with a start that this was…

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