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TRAID charity shops have been closed since March when we went into lockdown and so, it was with some delight that we greeted the recent announcement that non-essential shops - including our charity shops - could reopen. Nevertheless, the reality of emerging from this state of suspended animation is trickier and less certain than it was going in to lockdown.…
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Year 9 students from Queen’s Park Community School in Brent were tasked with creatively repairing and altering damaged garments donated to the clothes reuse charity TRAID. Students worked in small groups over the Autumn half term in an exercise where they learnt basic skills to breathe new life into garments that had rips, holes, stains and missing buttons. QPCS Students…
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Last month TRAID’s Education team visited St Margaret Clitherow Primary School in Brent with the support of Brent Council. The Year 6 pupils worked to produce a unique T-shirt embellished with their own designs using only recycled materials and unwanted clothes. The workshop aimed to deepen understanding about the global textile industry, to value the many hands that make our…
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