This year the Play and Recycling Centre has been chosen by Derby District to be their chosen charity, funds raised will be going towards the purchase of a replacement van.

Play and Recycling Centre has been running a community Scrapstore for twenty three years and have delivered a Community RePaint scheme for fifteen years. The Scrapstore collects and sort hundreds of different donated items of reusable business waste from local companies. These might include, fabric, plastic and paper, all items are then available for collection by our group and family members to use for creative play or art projects.

The Oddfellows is one of the largest and oldest friendly societies in the UK, with 280,000 members across 139 Branches nationwide. The local Derby Branch organises an active social programme and provides help and support to members, who have access to a range of financial and care benefits for Β£30 a year (or Β£28 by direct debit).

To find out more about Oddfellows and get involved call Christine on 01332 345697 or email

To find out more about Play And Recycling Centre/ Derby Community Repaint Scheme call Maureen Burgoyne on 01332 299165 or email

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