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August 2023 – Wildfires – Domestic Abuse – Repair, Reuse, Recycle


We usually expect to have a sunny, holiday mood photo for our August report.  This year is different.  Climate change has brought terrible fires to so many places.  Holidaymakers and residents are suffering.  But so is nature.

Domestic Abuse

Connected tech: smart or sinister?

Domestic abusers adopt the latest techniques.  The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee in the UK Parliament has published a new report about this. It says that smartphones and home connection systems make it easier for people to control others.  The Committee asks MPs to do something about this.  Contact your MP!  Read more here.

Repair, Reuse, Recycle

Woking now has a  Repair Cafe so you don’t have to throw away!