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Terracycle are a company that collect and recycle a wide range of items that can’t be recycled in the council’s street or waste centre collection points. They have local collection points, and in return make donations to causes nominated by the local volunteers.  Scoop and Scales are pleased to offer customers the opportunity to drop […]

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The choice of suppliers is something that we at Scoop and Scales feel is very important. We want our suppliers to mirror our ethos and share our principles. We also want to share with you what makes them all so special.  Wigan Wholefoods have been a key supplier since March 2020.Established in the winter of […]

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Art competition entries @katescottphoto

We are back for another pop up shop! On Saturday 19th September from 10am, come on down to the Old Sunday School (Heritage Centre), Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT  to see what we’re up to and stock up on the items you need. The entrance to the shop is through the doors on the Exchange Street […]

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Customers @katescottphoto

You may have noticed that our gallery is looking fabulous recently. This is all thanks to Kate Scott, a local professional photographer who came and took some snaps for us at our second pop up event on 15th August. Kate certainly captured our good side and we are very thankful to her for providing us […]

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August 21st saw the launch of Hope-Full foods. This is an exciting new project from our friends at the Hope Centre.  The first event for Hope-Full Foods saw the return of the pay-as-you-feel concept, with around 80 people coming to  sample delicious three course meals, prepared by a team of cooks. The pay-as-you-feel restaurant aims […]

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After the success of  first two pop-up shops, we will be running another on the return of the Treacle Market! The market is back on 30th August and doors will open at 10am. Come on down to the Old Sunday School (Heritage Centre), Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT  to see what we’re up to and […]

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This article was originally featured in our August newsletter. Hi, I’m Tristan Batt, a member of the Scoop & Scales community, based in Bollington and the founder of BE OFFCUT, an eco-conscious fashion brand. Thanks to the work done by organisations like Scoop & Scales, as well as international media, people’s knowledge and concern around […]

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Fabienne's handiwork

Our first pop up shop took place on 8th August and was a real success! We had over 180 people through the doors of the Old Sunday School on the Saturday and were able to introduce some of these to a new way of shopping. Many thanks to all of you who came along to […]

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Rice salad

Here is a recipie to make your lunch a bit more interesting – pop in a tub and take with you where ever you go. You will need: (**available at Scoop and Scales) 375g brown rice ** 2 x 400g cans mixed beans, drained and rinsed ** 340g can sweetcorn, drained 1 small red onion, finely sliced […]

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Nut butter

Here is a lovely nut butter that will not only taste delicious but also reduce the packaging that you buy. You will need: **available at Scoop and Scales 200g Mixed nuts 2 tsp of oil (quantity varies) Salt and pepper to taste The quantity for these ingredients really depend on how you like your nut […]

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Terracycle are a company that collect and recycle a wide range of items that can’t be recycled in the council’s street or waste centre collection points. They have local collection points, and in return make donations to causes nominated by the local volunteers.  Scoop and Scales are pleased to offer customers the opportunity to drop […]

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The choice of suppliers is something that we at Scoop and Scales feel is very important. We want our suppliers to mirror our ethos and share our principles. We also want to share with you what makes them all so special.  Wigan Wholefoods have been a key supplier since March 2020.Established in the winter of […]

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Art competition entries @katescottphoto

We are back for another pop up shop! On Saturday 19th September from 10am, come on down to the Old Sunday School (Heritage Centre), Roe Street, Macclesfield, SK11 6UT  to see what we’re up to and stock up on the items you need. The entrance to the shop is through the doors on the Exchange Street […]

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