BBC Wiltshire – 24/04/2019

BBC Wiltshire – 24/04/2019

If you were up bright and early, you may have heard us live on BBC Wiltshire during the breakfast show celebrating our 20th Anniversary! We’ve certainly had a great time having Holly with us and thank you letting us share our celebrations with you! Keep an eye...
TerraCyle

TerraCyle

We’re proud to announce that we’re now a registered charity for a recycling programme called TerraCycle! TerraCycle is a company that takes in hard-to-recycle waste and recycles it. It’s a national scheme popping up in locations with both...
Lacock Poppy Project

Lacock Poppy Project

In June 2017, our charity was asked by the Green Cafe (situated in Lacock) to work with the community of Lacock village to provide the resources to hand-make and design over 4,000 poppies to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Over the course...
Helping the Environment

Helping the Environment

You may have seen the big environmental news story this week. It has been reported that within 12 years, the effects that pollution has on our planet will be irreversible. Over the last 19 years (next year we will be celebrating being a charity for 20 years), our...
Coffee, Cake and Craft Morning – 29/09/2018

Coffee, Cake and Craft Morning – 29/09/2018

This morning we held our first Coffee, Cake and Craft morning, with the theme of Bunting and Brooches! As you can see, the workshop was a great success and the ladies made some wonderful items. Including, Butterfly Brooches, Poppy Brooches (that two of the ladies were...
Halloween at the Scrapstore – 2018

Halloween at the Scrapstore – 2018

Summer is over, the weather is on the turn from blisteringly hot, to slightly drizzly, a little miserable and chilly. This change can only mean one thing is about to happen… Halloween is on it’s way! We love this spooky time of year at the Scrapstore. It...
Volunteer’s Lunch – 2018

Volunteer’s Lunch – 2018

Every National Volunteer’s week we hold a lunch to thank and celebrate all of our amazing, talented volunteers for what they do for our charity! This year was extra special, as we are saying a fond farewell to two of our most valuable – Carol and Rex. They...
Our 1st Crafting Workshop In Wilton

Our 1st Crafting Workshop In Wilton

We were in Salisbury on the 31st May for our first craft workshop in Wilton. These happy children certainly did a fantastic job with their crafting! We also made trumpets to cheer on the amazing cyclists at the OVO Energy cycling event! Keep your eyes peeled for more...
I set to with my trusty electric carving knife!

I set to with my trusty electric carving knife!

Milbury_LOGO_Primary_2018   The Scrapstore asked me if I could upholster the lids of some great wine boxes, that had just been donated, in order to make them into footstools or storage boxes and I jumped at the chance because I knew I was going to be allowed to...
Guess what we’ve done here ?

Guess what we’ve done here ?

Look at our latest upcycled creation!   Can you guess what we’ve (or rather a creative talented volunteer)  has done? We’ve made these beautiful designer bracelets from upcycled safety pins & beads – really – I know it’s hard to...
SmArt-Cuts – Turning Scrap Into Creative Fun

SmArt-Cuts – Turning Scrap Into Creative Fun

At the heart of our products is SmArt-Cuts, At our current rate more that 50,000 “SmArt-cuts” shapes are cut annually reusing waste materials from the Scrapstore and 2,000 SmArtcuts activity packs have been created. Teachers – Did you know we can...