RESIDENTS are being invited to take part in a 'craft off' challenge to see what can be created from discarded items in your household recycling boxes.

The novel waste-reducing idea is being promoted by Shaftesbury Library - but anyone can join in, as the challenge is taking place online.

And, while there's no age limit on who can take part, it is particularly suited to creatively-minded school children as the activity will coincide with the October half term.

All images of creations made from recycled materials will be printed out by library staff and proudly displayed in the children's library windows for passers-by to enjoy.

To take part or for more information about the project email