[Blackpool] Fw: Sign the Manchester Declaration and push for the Right to repair in the UK
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Fri Mar 22 16:23:17 UTC 2019
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On 22 Mar 2019, 17:20, Isabel Lopez Lopez-Neira wrote:
> Dear Blackpool Makerspace,
> I am getting in touch with you on behalf of The Restart Project, a London-based charity and social enterprise that aims to fix our relationship with electronics.
> Last year, we held Fixfest UK, a UK-wide event in Manchester with participants from 25 community repair groups from across the country. Together, we drafted [The Manchester Declaration](https://manchesterdeclaration.org/), calling policymakers and companies for more repairable products.
> Over 30 community repair groups from around the UK have added their voices as signatories, alongside organisations like Greenpeace, Keep Britain Tidy and more.
> Any UK repair group, whether fixing electricals or other products, is invited to sign and show their support, as well as any ally (makerspace, school, company). Based on your work, we think your organisation may be interested in singing and joining the movement too. Together, we can all push for our Right to Repair in the UK.
> We look forward to hearing from you,
> Isabel Lopez
> Communications Assistant
> @The Restart Project
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