The Duchess of Cornwall visits Wiltshire Scrapstore and Resource Centre in Lacock.
The Duchess met some of the 50 volunteers during the visit who keep the charity going by knitting and sewing items for sale in the charity's shop.
The volunteers had also made the Duchess two chicken doorstops - one each for her and her husband - which were labelled Charles and Camilla.
Camilla said: "It's wonderful to find a gem like this on my doorstep. I will definitely be bringing my grandchildren here in the future."
Camilla, who is passionate about the importance of reading and is patron of a number of literacy charities, then joined a storytelling session where she was presented with a book called The Best Present Ever as a gift for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's baby.
Joining a number of local children and families in the newly-finished community room the story telling featured a fairytale about the birth of the baby of a King and Queen, was written by the patron of the Scrapstore and Wiltshire-based children's author Neil Griffiths, who told the Duchess "you might want to keep this until July.
Jane Wheeler, Chief Executive of the Scrapstore, said: "Thank you so much Your Royal Highness, it's amazing that you are here to share this special day with us."
After the visit Neil Griffiths added: "It's such an honour to have this visit. There are over 50 amazing volunteers keeping this place going and for them to have this royal recognition spurs us on in these difficult times.
"It's great that the Duchess has put us on the map".
Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair
We Came, We Saw, We Crafted
Reuseful UK were thrilled to attend Kirstie Allsopp’s Handmade Fair for the first time between 22nd – 24th June 2018. The Fair was held in the beautiful grounds of Bowood House and blessed with sunny skies over the weekend. Over 1,100 crafters joined in the with the free Make and Take activities of making peg butterflies, brooches and bunting.
We are excited to announce our partnership with RWM, the UK's leading event for recycling and waste professionals. Under new management, RWM is now bigger and better than before with an unmissable jaw dropping line-up in place to help your business reach new exciting levels in the recycling & waste industry. The event takes place on the 12th & 13th September at the NEC, Birmingham and you are exclusively invited to attend. Claim your free ticket here!
We are thrilled to announce Reuseful UK’s partnership with RWM 2018, the Recycling and Waste Management Exhibition.
Under the new management of PRYSM Media Group, RWM returns to the NEC Birmingham on September 12th and 13th. The leading environmental exhibition is free to attend, with tickets now available on the RWM website.
We are excited to reveal Reuseful UK will be exhibiting at RWM in the autumn, showcasing an interactive, creative feature at stand #4K62 in Hall 5. Reuseful UK CEO Nikki DiGiovanni will also take to the stage at RWM and get involved with a speaker session – details of which will be released soon.