January 4th, 2013
Freegle volunteer Cat Fletcher bravely showed her home to the world, getting extensive coverage across the media, with a feature in the Daily Mail, an interview with Jeremy Vine on Radio 2, a piece on BBC local news. And we helped Radio 1 DJ Sarah Cox give away a nursing chair & stool free to a good home. Freegle was the number 1 trending search on Google UK for 2nd January 2013!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01pgrhz – start at 30:30, available until 9/1/13
October 18th, 2012
Freegle is a UK-based network that allows locals to seek out items other people are looking to get rid of – including refrigerators, sofas, old doors and windows. Now the Brighton Freegle group needs your help to create an entire house built from waste.
To read the article dated 11th October 2012 please click on the following: article link
October 17th, 2012
The UK’s first house made entirely of waste is to be constructed in Brighton. We’ve all heard of the traditional bricks and mortar, but from next month a designer is planning to build this unique structure from the likes of car number plates, street signs, video tapes and toothbrushes.
To read the article from Brighton’s newspaper The Argus dated Tuesday 9th October 2012 in full, please click on the following link:
October 11th, 2012
VISITORS to the Brunton Rally and Traction Engine Show on Sunday, October 21 will have a unique opportunity to visit a stall which is giving away everything free of charge. To read the article from the Berwick Advertiser dated Monday 8 October 2012 in full please click on the following link
October 7th, 2012
Lewes Freegle celebrated its third birthday in September. Already it is saving significant amounts of good stuff from going to landfill or being burnt in incinerators, 3500 kilograms were saved in the month of August alone!
To read more about Lewes Freegle , see the Sussexexpress article dated September 4 2012 at the following link.
August 12th, 2012
From the Eastbourne Herald dated 11 August 2012
A GROUP which recycles unwanted everyday items by offering them to people free of charge is going from strength to strength as it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday.
To read the article in full, click on the following link.
July 15th, 2012
Penrith and Eden Freegle is setting up a food sharing scheme aimed at reducing waste when people have gluts of something they have perhaps grown in their allotment or have on trees at home.
The Freegle project is just one which is forming part of a £1 million CAfS (Cumbria Action for Sustainability) funding bid to the Communities Living Sustainably Fund
To read the article from the Cumberland & West Moreland Herald in full click on the following link
June 12th, 2012
Last Thursday Cat Fletcher, Freegle representative, appeared on the online Guardian Professional local government network service delivery hub discussing the topic: “Are green waste schemes important?”
The discussion can be read in full at the following link
March 7th, 2012
The Biggleswade Today writes about the newly founded St Neots, Sandy and Biggleswade Freegle which has been created for people to give away their unwanted property and pick up other items for free. To read the article dated Thursday 1 March 2012 in full please click on the following link
March 1st, 2012
Glasgow Freeshare have joined the Freegle family this week. The busy group with over 13000 members was founded in 2004 and have been saving good stuff from ending up in landfill ever since.
A very warm welcome to Freegle. We are delighted to see you here!