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Get On your bike! And ride!

The Brits love of cycling has been steadily growing since Bradley Wiggins pedalled his way into our peripheral vision. Yellow Lycra, tiny saddles and skinny wheels are now found all over the country sometimes 3 abreast ! May is National Bike Month so the perfect time to get out and about as the weather improves. … Read more

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Second hand finds to get the garden into shape

When spring finally arrives, the garden suddenly blooms back into life after months of little activity. Before we know it, the lawn needs cutting, the borders need weeding, and everything would benefit from a good tidy up. If you don’t have the right equipment, it can be hard to get on top of things in … Read more

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Star Wars Day is the 4th May

Star Wars Day is on May 4th and celebrates everything about Star Wars! The first film was released in 1977, and since then its influence can be seen worldwide. Whether you want to celebrate it by cuddling up on a sofa to watch your favourite episode, or by re-enacting the Battle of Endor in your back … Read more

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World Earth Day – How to celebrate as a family

World Earth Day is an annual event celebrated on the 22nd April, to raise awareness of the environment and celebrate the achievements of the eco-movement. As well as being an international event, it is a great opportunity to celebrate closer to home and as a family, marking your achievements and looking at other ways to … Read more

Could becoming a Part time vegan help our planet heal?

We all know we need to do everything we can to help the planet. So, we try to  walk everywhere and ditch the car, some of us grow our own veggies, eat seasonally, only shop local and aim for zero food waste. Some go as far as to have worm farms, compost all kitchen waste, … Read more

This Easter the things you enjoy even with the rain!

What can we do in the Easter holidays to make memories in the rain before we send them back to school for the summer term? Even as the rain falls there is lots to do with a little imagination. So, make the most of these few weeks with some indoors activity if you can’t get … Read more

National DIY Day

On April 2nd it’s all about getting the job done yourself. It’s National DIY Day! “Do it yourself,” or D.I.Y., is the act of creatively handling tasks you would usually hire someone to do. There are so many tasks you can turn your hand to. And, it’s great to feel that sense of accomplishment when … Read more

International Women’s Day

5 female eco-champions to celebrate this IWD International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It is also a day to be vocal about the need to accelerate women’s equality. At Rumage, not only do we champion equal-rights, we also love to share in other’s successes, … Read more

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Fashion – Reasons to buy more second hand 

As champions of the pre-loved, Rumage celebrates second hand fashion. We are trying to reduce some of the stigma that sadly still exists about used items. There are now so many places to look for second hand items that it’s often overwhelming. Where to go when you want to save both money and the planet … Read more

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Setting a good eco-example to children

Many of us will find that as we move towards a greener life and more sustainable practices, we become champions for the environment. We want to share our good eco habits and experiences with others, in the hope of motivating them to join us on a planet-friendly journey. One group that it is very important … Read more