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We support community groups who focus on reuse, repair, waste reduction, sharing, surplus food or composting.

Welcome to our newest groups

Brendon Orchards Cooperative

Coleford Climate Action

West Somerset Food Cupboard

Local charity providing free emergency food parcels as well as a Local Pantry surplus food membership scheme.


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CAG Somerset news

Latest news from the Somerset community action groups.

The Repair cafe revolution- CAG Somerset’s latest Repair Cafe in Street.

Photo credit Mark Adler Mendip times How it started? In Street, a group of people from different…

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Events from the Somerset community action groups.

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CAG success story

A big blue van with 'Fixy wrote on the side is parked up in a grass field with blue sky and clouds behind. The van has an awning with a table underneath displaying leaflets on reuse, repair and local repair cafes. 2 members of the public and a Fixy worker are gathered around the table looking at the leaflets. To the left, a Fixy worker speaks to a member of the public. They will be promoting reuse and repair. There are also a number of blue flags and a big white banner with the Fixy logo in blue

Successful Fixy re-launch!

Fixy is back!
The Fixy project has been awarded £50,000 by Material Focus and their #RecycleYourElectricals campaign.
Fixy works closely with repair groups; which are volunteer-led community projects, that fix items for donation, saving resources from being thrown out.
To celebrate, The Fixy project held a Re-launch event at Taunton eatFestival in December 2023. Here the Fixy team spoke to 280 residents about reuse, repair and recycling and collected multiple items of tech. This tech will now go to Donate IT be data-wiped, refurbished and redistributed to those who need it most in our community!