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Swap event saves residents almost £2,000

Becky Lake - Oxfordshire Waste Partnership, Phoebe Shaft - Banbury CAG, Lorraine Jenkins - Banbury Freegle and Secretary of Banbury CAG and Tony Wragg - Carbon Conversation

Becky Lake - Oxfordshire Waste Partnership, Phoebe Shaft - Banbury CAG, Lorraine Jenkins - Banbury Freegle and Secretary of Banbury CAG and Tony Wragg - Carbon Conversation

Banbury’s newly-formed Community Action Group (CAG) hosted its first event on Saturday with more than 80 residents going along to take, collect or swap items for free.

Banbury’s newly-formed Community Action Group (CAG) hosted its first event last Saturday with more than 80 residents going along to take, collect or swap items for free.

Give or take and more! held at the New Futures Centre saw items from children’s toys to kitchen chairs find new homes. CAG officer Peter LeFort said it was estimated the event saved Banbury residents £1,944 and also avoided almost half a tonne of carbon emissions. Pictured are Becky Lake, Phoebe Shaft, Lorraine Jenkins and Tony Wragg, who helped out on the day.

 

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