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£200raised of £5,000 target by 11 supporters

    Weʼve raised £200 to Start Upcycle Bike Project

    Chepstow
    Funded on Monday, 1st April 2019

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    At Monmouthshire Upcycle and Forest Upcycling Project , we believe passionately in 2 things; People and the Environment. We have been working towards these goals for more than 4 years at our furniture recycling warehouses in Cinderford and Chepstow.

    Now we need your HELP to start a new Upcycle BIKE PROJECT!

    The new Upcycle Bike Project aims to use donated bikes to create opportunities for people in training, volunteering and social interactions. Donated bikes and those rescued from landfill, will be refurbished by volunteers and will then follow one of two pathways, either being sold to fund more work, or being given away in our 'Earn a Bike' scheme for people on low incomes. Community workshops will be held for different groups of people (including 11-18yrs, over 60s, open workshop) and a huge number of volunteering positions will be available. There will also be apprenticeships for individuals to train to become qualified bike mechanics. We have taken a huge amount of our inspiration from Bristol Bike Project and can only hope to be as successful as they are one day. You can see more of what we do at upcycle on our facebook pages; Monmouthshire Upcycle facebook and Forest Upcycling Project Facebook.

    Working togther with Ed Haythornthwaite, from 'ifixbikes', we are hoping to create something exciting that really adds something beneficial to our community.

    We are looking for funding to buy the start up tools we need to get this project up and running. Please give your support and share with your friends.

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      Supporters

      11

      • Pete Ball

        Pete Ball

        Mar 19, 2019

        £20.00

      • Ann H

        Ann H

        Mar 11, 2019

        Great project, thanks for your help earlier & good luck!

        £10.00

      • Bob Millar

        Bob Millar

        Feb 1, 2019

        Great Idea - and when I get a chance I will pop down with some old bikes and parts if you want them.

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Feb 1, 2019

        What a fantastic project!

      • Adrian Anderson

        Adrian Anderson

        Jan 31, 2019

        Sounds like a great scheme.Good luck with the fundraising - I'm looking forward to seeing those bikes :-)

        £50.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Jan 31, 2019

        Great project

      • Heather Burgess

        Heather Burgess

        Jan 31, 2019

        Good luck with the new project

        £20.00

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      Monmouthshire Upcycle

      Monmouthshire Upcycle

      Chepstow

      Upcycle is a charity focussed on people. Working hard to create new opportunities for local people who need a bit of extra support or help to enter the workplace. The focus is to create as many employment positions for vulnerable people as is possible.

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