Stories from the Scrapstore


Amy's Amazing Arty Experience

Work and Play couldn't exist without it's army of volunteers, and we have an amazing group of people who help us out whenever they can. Over the Summer, Amy, a local student, has been helping us out with various projects around the Scrapstore, and has been kind enough to write about her time here. I have throughly enjoyed my time at the scrap store, helping out over the summer to create advertisement starter packs with samples of what the scrap store can provide for primary and secondary schools. My time there has helped to open my eyes to the beautiful sense of community, with a group of friendly volunteers and with the amazing amount of materials and objects that people brought in, Feeling

Memories of Elizabeth

We’re very sad to announce that our long-standing volunteer, friend and ex-Chairperson Elizabeth Bull died last week. The funeral will be on 15th September at 2pm at St Mary's, Putney. Elizabeth came to the first AGM at the Scrapstore in 1988, when it was just beginning to get off the ground. From then on she played a key role in building a viable and expanding scrapstore arriving where we are today in spite of three moves over the following years. As a loved and respected primary school teacher and an active craft worker, she combined her skills to the benefit of Work and Play. She became the person to ‘go to’ for ideas and techniques using the available materials, particularly for the m

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