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Upcycling woodwork – a Brighter Finish

 The Furniture Station  have launched a volunteer led project dedicated to chalk painting & waxing furniture items. In order to maximize appeal above just serving their function, our workshop volunteers  are coating various woodwork items in chalk paint as we continue … Continue reading

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The Furniture Station awarded Queens Award For Voluntary Service

We are delighted to announce that The Furniture Station has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2015. The Furniture Station is one of 187 charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups to receive the prestigious award this year. … Continue reading

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Have you seen our new image?

It was following a GMCC Stockport networking meeting in February that our Fundraiser met with Chris Shaw and Ron Kirwin from Activa Advertising & Design. Joanne was fortunate enough to have 2 minutes to speak at the event and had stressed the … Continue reading

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Waitrose Community Matters raises £237

A staggering £237 has been raised from Waitrose & their customers at the cheadle branch after The Furniture Station were selected as one of the charities to be on the Community Matters Scheme in March. Customers used their green tokens … Continue reading

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‘The Hub’ continued for 2015

Did you know that both The Furniture Station and The Foodbank Stockport  are based within the premises of Hazel Grove Baptist Church opposite Hazel Grove Railway Station? We’re both located at the front. As two independent charities running next door to each … Continue reading

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Appeal For Your Unwanted Furniture

Don’t throw it away, please give us a call. We collect free of charge within Stockport & certain Greater Manchester & East Cheshire areas. The Furniture Station relies heavily on local donations of unwanted, good-quality furniture & electrical goods in … Continue reading

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Celebrating 20 years!

Friday saw The Furniture Station celebrate our 20th Anniversary with an exclusive celebration evening dedicated to our outstanding volunteers & supporters group. The evening started with a surprise classical performance delivered by a quartet of singers from the City of Manchester Opera company, followed … Continue reading

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A new computer for the volunteer office – Thanks to Crofton’s Solicitors & The Stoller Trust

Crofton’s Solicitors & The Stoller Trust have once again generously supported our work by financing our much needed new computer for our volunteers who will use it daily in order to ‘check’ our clients in & commence their visit to … Continue reading

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Interested in Volunteering for a few hours in December?

Hazel Grove Rotary Club are once again sending Santa around Hazel Grove in his sleigh, collecting donations for local charities that do very good work! The Furniture Station are once again involved this year and will be recruiting volunteers for the night … Continue reading

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The Furntiure Station Photography Awards 2014

Thank you to all those that participated in out Photography Competition 2014. The competition this year was named ‘Pets at Their Best’ and the winners were announced last month with the help of professional, local photographers Mr Phil Oldham at … Continue reading

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