Building Better Opportunities Bridges Project

We are delighted to announce that REPC Limited has been selected as one of the delivery partners for the Bridges, Black Country project. The Bridges project is part of Building Better Opportunities - a new multi-million pound funding programme which matches money from the European Social Fund and Big Lottery Fund to tackle poverty and social exclusion faced by the most disadvantaged people in Engl...
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We need more business expertise to help charity sector

Our MD Bevil Williams has warned that charities and voluntary services need more help to find sustainable funding or we risk losing these resources altogether. He was referring to the fact that whilst businesses have been hit hard by austerity, the effect on charities has been devastating. Many will be unable to recover following grant cuts and loss of local authority funding, and these are ...
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West Bromwich firm plans to make students out of paper

West Bromwich firm plans to make students out of paper A social enterprise business in West Bromwich has set up a new scheme which aims to turn over-sized sheets of paper into training for vulnerable adults. Bevil Williams, MD of Repc, is hoping to build sales for paper he is supplying to businesses, in order to fund training, which will give employable skills to people with a variety of disab...
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Midlands digital empowerment scheme shortlisted for national green award

We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for a national environmental award after teaming with Walsall Housing Group to create a pioneering Digital Hub in Rough Hay Darlaston, aiming to reduce a ‘digital divide’. The pilot project was completed in October last year and is now one of nine UK-wide initiatives shortlisted for the National Recycling Awards in the Best Partnership with the Public Se...
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West Brom IT recyclers recognised for community work

We were delighted to win the Contribution toward community service award at the Bi Annual Sandwell Volunteer Awards held at the Town Hall in West Bromwich on Friday 5th June. The event was organised to highlight the voluntary work being done across the borough, and to thank the people helping make such positive changes. Sandwell mayor, Councillor Barbara Price presented the award to Bevil Wi...
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Walsall Housing Group reduces the ‘digital divide’ with Repc

Rough Hay Community Centre 1
Walsall Housing Group (WHG) is one of the largest providers of social housing in the West Midlands. Owning and managing around 19,000 properties across Walsall.  WHG provides affordable, good quality homes and community-based services to the local community; they provide housing for almost 40,000 people, which is around one fifth of the borough’s population. WHG works closely with residents and...
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Repc Wins at NHF Conference

Black Country based Social Enterprise REPC Ltd has received ‘Best Exhibition Stand’ award at the National Housing Federation – Social Housing Conference currently running at Birmingham ICC. REPC’s imaginative exhibition stand is constructed entirely from business waste, including waste from some of the Sandwell based housing associations attending the 3 day annual conference. REPC’s award wi...
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Pre-Apprenticeship Opportunity for Schools

Repc Ltd is offering this unique computer and mobile phone engineering pre-apprenticeship opportunity to pupils who may wish to pursue careers in the IT and mobile phone sector. The programme is designed to give pupils a head start in the workplace with its very strong focus on practical, hands-on, vocational skills, which can be matched with units from a range of curriculum and national vocatio...
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SEWM Award Winners

A leading social enterprise from the Black Country was recognised recently when the sector’s biggest regional competition came to a major finale. REPC, a specialist in the safe disposal and recycling of unwanted IT equipment and furniture, were among the main winners at the Social Enterprise West Midlands (SEWM)-backed event. REPC were presented with the SE Planet award, which recognises ‘a...
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