Bournemouth Depot destroyed by fire
Jan20

Bournemouth Depot destroyed by fire

Bournemouth depot has today suffered a devastating fire, which destroyed all contents and most of the building. The remains of the building will be demolished shortly. Dorset Reclaim has always been a “Can do” organisation and these circumstances will not stop this community charity project doing what it has done for over 11 years, which is helping the people it was created...

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Fire destroys charity warehouse in Bournemouth
Jan20

Fire destroys charity warehouse in Bournemouth

Fire destroys charity warehouse in Bournemouth Click here to view BBC coverage of the fire at our Stanley Road...

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Bournemouth charity’s pledge to rise from ashes of warehouse fire
Jan20

Bournemouth charity’s pledge to rise from ashes of warehouse fire

Bournemouth charity’s pledge to rise from ashes of warehouse fire 20 Jan 2010 / Louise Dunderdale “LIKE a phoenix, we intend to rise from the ashes.” Those were the words from shocked staff at charity Dorset Reclaim in Bournemouth, after watching their warehouse ablaze in the early hours of yesterday. Around 200 beds, 40 tables and chairs, 40 sofas, and 800 household appliances like fridges, cookers and washing machines and even...

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Summer 2009 events
Sep12

Summer 2009 events

Once again we were out and about the County attending various events this...

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You’re hired !
Jun30

You’re hired !

Dean Wright, pictured with Project Manager Ray Tovey, as he successfully completes his two year...

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Electrical Workshop opens in Christchurch
Jul28

Electrical Workshop opens in Christchurch

Premises acquired in Christchurch for new electrical workshop increasing electrical appliance...

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Apprentice Award
Jun01

Apprentice Award

Sonic (Dean Wright), an apprentice domestic appliance engineer, pictured with the Philip Green Memorial award. This Award is presented by Bournemouth and Poole College for effort in engineering and in recognition of his achievements during the academic year...

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1st Prize at Dorset Show 2008 • WEEE Man makes an impact!
Apr04

1st Prize at Dorset Show 2008 • WEEE Man makes an impact!

WEEE: Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment. Designed and created by volunteer Peter Kennewell at Dorchester Depot, the “WEEE Fella” and his dog, made of disused household appliances, helped the Dorset Reclaim team, along with our partners from the Council, win first prize in the small exhibitor category. We teamed up with Dorset County Council and West Dorset District Council to show the benefits of reusing and...

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Poole Volunteer Award
Mar21

Poole Volunteer Award

Volunteers from our Poole Depot have been honoured for their selfless contributions to life in...

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Young Volunteer of the Year Award
Jan09

Young Volunteer of the Year Award

Dorchester Depot volunteer, Daniel Walker, pictured here with his Young Volunteer of The Year award. This Award is presented by the Dorchester Volunteer Centre, in recognition of Dan’s contribution to Dorset Reclaim and celebrating the CSV Make a Difference Day 2008. Dan joined Dorset Reclaim on a 13 week placement in August 2007 and continued volunteering until he was offered employment locally. Dan still regularly helps out on...

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