Stories from the Scrapstore


July 22, 2015


Here at Work and Play Scrapstore, we have an amazing team of volunteers who do a fantastic job of keeping us running for 50 weeks of the year. But every now and then, it's nice to get an extra helping hand, so when Hands On London if we'd like to host a group from Google we jumped at the chance.


​Sure enough, on Thursday 16 July, 10 intrepid Googlers showed up bright and early, ready to get stuck...

July 17, 2015

We've had a very busy week here at the Scrapstore, and it started off in the best possible way, with our own Susan and Teresa being invited to local primary school Sunnyhill to see what the kids had made with Work and Play Materials. As you can see from Teresa's comments below, they definitely weren't disappointed with what they found!



We were shown round by Cathy McDonald, who is responsible for...

July 14, 2015

The Scrapstore had a blast at Glastonbury Festival of Performing Arts last week.  We saw some of our favourite bands and really got into the underlying Glastonbury vibe of being green: there is no backup planet!  Serious green messages were everywhere - from big ones about being cleaner, greener and safer from Greenpeace, Water Aid and Oxfam to smaller ideas about re-use for art and environmental...

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