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== General space news ==
 
== General space news ==
  
The [[Project:Hackvan|Hackvan]] is missing and believed stolen. If you know anything about it, please contact Glen (glen2 on IRC) immediately.  
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* The hackspace is current experiencing a small amount of financial difficulty due to having to pay rates following a unsuccessful discount application.  There are plans in motion to register the hackspace as a charity which would achieve a mandatory 80% rates discount and make us eligible for gift aid on donations. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/2bab936604a809bd]
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* The [[Project:Hackvan|Hackvan]] is missing and believed stolen. If you know anything about it, please contact Glen (glen2 on IRC) immediately. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/978f5f8b151f9697]
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* Simon and Luke are discussing starting a metal store. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/993f307a3193f877]
  
 
== Equipment ==
 
== Equipment ==
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* A copy of 'Nomadic Furniture' has been added to the library.
 
* A copy of 'Nomadic Furniture' has been added to the library.
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* A lab table has been added to the hackspace. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/d77a9ce67d14703b]
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* Funding has been raised for a [[Pledges/DesolderingGun|desoldering gun]]. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/40624f58b4277eb3]
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* A colllection of tools has been obtained from an old workshop that was being closed down. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/07322427e0edb71d]
  
 
== Upcoming events ==
 
== Upcoming events ==
There is a [[Board_Gamesday| (board) games day]] planned for Satuday 28th in the quiet room from 13:30, everyone is invited feel free to BYOB and BYOG(ames).
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There is a [[Board_Gamesday| (board) games day]] planned for Satuday 28th in the quiet room from 13:30, everyone is invited feel free to BYOB and BYOG(ames). [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/65503c287f7be798]
The Sukey guys are planning a Hackday on Sunday 29th.
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* Suke are holding a Hackday on Sunday 29th. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/2d36bf21f0973e69]
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* We have asked if we are interested in getting involved in the Festival of Britain on August 13th & 14th.  [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/5a7d52359567e690]
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* Interest has been expressed in a Dungeons and Dragons night. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/82ba38eb3f68510f]
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* Some discussion about how to get to CCCCamp has taken place. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/f4660df3fa6bc2d8]
  
 
== Projects ==
 
== Projects ==
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*  The [[Project:Nanode|Nanode]] project has a [http://www.nanode.eu/ new website]. [http://groups.google.com/group/london-hack-space/browse_thread/thread/6226411810c3026c]
  
 
== SwapShop ==
 
== SwapShop ==
  
 
== External news ==
 
== External news ==

Revision as of 18:45, 25 May 2011

< 12th – 18th May 2011 London Hackspace news
19th – 25th May 2011

General space news

  • The hackspace is current experiencing a small amount of financial difficulty due to having to pay rates following a unsuccessful discount application. There are plans in motion to register the hackspace as a charity which would achieve a mandatory 80% rates discount and make us eligible for gift aid on donations. [1]
  • The Hackvan is missing and believed stolen. If you know anything about it, please contact Glen (glen2 on IRC) immediately. [2]
  • Simon and Luke are discussing starting a metal store. [3]

Equipment

  • A copy of 'Nomadic Furniture' has been added to the library.
  • A lab table has been added to the hackspace. [4]
  • A colllection of tools has been obtained from an old workshop that was being closed down. [6]

Upcoming events

There is a (board) games day planned for Satuday 28th in the quiet room from 13:30, everyone is invited feel free to BYOB and BYOG(ames). [7]

  • Suke are holding a Hackday on Sunday 29th. [8]
  • We have asked if we are interested in getting involved in the Festival of Britain on August 13th & 14th. [9]
  • Interest has been expressed in a Dungeons and Dragons night. [10]
  • Some discussion about how to get to CCCCamp has taken place. [11]

Projects

SwapShop

External news