Fixfest 2022 attendees

Meeting the repair movement this Autumn

Our not-so-new Co-Director, Fiona Dear, reflects on an Autumn of bringing the repair movement together.  This Autumn was busy. By September I’d spent 9 months getting my head round the world of electronic repair – and all the issues that link with it. Tech and software. Reuse and digital access. Community repair and data. E-waste, […]

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Right to Repair on ITV Tonight

ITV Tonight covered the Right to Repair, with footage and interviews from Cambridgeshire Repair Cafes and The Restart Project. We’re asking viewers to sign our petition to expand the Right to Repair.

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Help us learn why batteries are too hard to replace

“BattCat” is our latest interactive, people-powered investigation into why devices fail. This time we’re asking for your help to learn why repairs involving batteries at community events are often too hard to complete.

The UK’s new ‘right to repair’ is not a right to repair

The UK should take steps urgently to extend access to spare parts and repair information for all products to everyone and address the high cost of repairs.

How do tablets break? Help us find out!

Tablets break easily and can be hard to repair. In fact most don’t last as long as porridge oats in the cupboard. Help us learn why by playing “Tabicat”, a fun way to collaboratively analyse community repair data.