Calling all young Eco Warriors: Eco Action “Holiday Club”

Drop in to play in our child-friendly Eco Action Hub!

What’s happening: We’ve got singing, story-telling, drawing and a space to play!

Bring your Parents or Guardians too!

Who’s it for?

  • Up to age 11 during holiday dates
  • Parents must stay & accompany children
  • Please leave a donation if possible at the Hub

What Next:

  • Drop In: Come to the Hub no booking required!
  • Dates: Each Friday 2nd August, 9th 23rd & 30th
  • Timing: From 10:00 to 12:00 – no booking required
  • Where: Eco Action Hub, Nicholson Centre SL6 1LB

* We hope to have tea, coffee and snacks available by this date – to be confirmed!

THIS WEEK: Repair Cafe Saturday 13th July

Spanners and a label on a desk

Back again this year: Maidenhead’s successful Repair Café gives people’s broken or worn-out possessions a new lease of life! See people like yourself rebuilding, repairing and recycling things that might otherwise be thrown away. Open again in our ECO-Action Hub.

Please register here if you wish to bring something for repair to reserve your time-slot: Or feel free to email the Repair Café team on repair.maidenhead@gmail.com.

We open from 10:00 to 15:00. Repair skills available at this next event include:
– small electrical items (excludes microwaves and large items)
– laptops/computers, phone repairs (except screen repairs)
– IT assistance(e.g. anti-virus, software updates)
– glass repairs, book binding, fixing picture frames
– basic woodwork, small furniture items
– sewing and mending, textiles repairs

We aim to fix anything, our volunteers love to solve problems!

Look out for our future dates in 2024!

HOLD THE DATE: “Climate Trauma: Finding Our Power” Workshop

  • Struggling with anxiety about climate change?
  • Keen to take positive action but uncertain where to start?

Join this workshop “Facing Climate Trauma: Finding our Power”. Connect with others in the local community, get new perspectives on our personal and collective challenges, and clarity on next steps we can take.

  • When: Monday 16th September 6:30 – 9:30 pm
  • Where: Maidenhead Community Centre, 4 Marlow Road SL6 7HY
  • How much: As a ‘pilot’ event tickets are discounted at £15. (*usually £35)
  • What next: Book your tickets here on Humanitix: Finding our power workshop

Maidenhead Candidates’ Climate Statements – Election 2024

This is a very important 2024 General Election at a critical time for our country, our climate, and the planet. Not sure who to choose to vote for in Maidenhead?

We asked all Maidenhead candidates earlier last week for ‘climate statements’ on their ‘green credentials’ and how the intend to help Maidenhead at this critical time.

Four candidates replied. Their responses are posted below: please do read – we hope this, together with this ranking from Greenpeace here helps inform your Climate Vote choice!

Climate Statement: Andrew Cooney – Green Party …

Climate Statement: Josh Reynolds – Liberal Democrat

Climate Statement: Jo Smith – Labour …

Climate Statement: Yasir Qazi – Independent …

We also reached out to and as of today have yet to hear back from:

  • Timothy Birt – Social Democratic Party
  • Tania Mapthis – Conservative and Unionist Party
  • George Wright – Independent