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Wellesbourne Age UK re-use shop reopens following renovation

Stratford Editorial 21st Feb, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

THE RE-USE shop at Wellesbourne Recycling Centre is back open for business.

Following a renovation, the Age UK reuse shop on the Loxely Road has re-opened for the public to donate and buy unwanted items including furniture, books and dvds which help the charity to provide services for older people in Warwickshire.

Age UK manages eight re-use shops across the county in partnership with Warwickshire County Council.

*HOUSEHOLDS in Warwickshire throw away enough food each year to fill Warwick Castle four metres deep – costing council tax payers around £2 million in disposal costs.

The Warwickshire Waste Partnership urging residents to put food waste in the green wheeled bin, including plate scrapings, meat and bones, bread and pastries, fruit and vegetables and even tea bags.

To help raise awareness of food waste recycling, council chiefs are offering residents the chance to win an Amazon Fire HD8s and other prizes donated by local businesses.

Visit www.warwickshire.gov.uk/foodwaste to watch a short film and answer four questions on food waste. Closing date is March 31.

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