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Thank you for your entries – they are being looked at!

  We have had an overwhelming response to our PETS AT THEIR BEST photograph competition this year. The deadline has now come and we have a total 80 images to review. Our judges panel will be selecting up to 13 images … Continue reading

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Introducing our monthly GALLERY page

We are happy to introduce our gallery page with a glimpse at what type of items we have been able to collect, store and deliver for re-use within the Stockport area. The gallery will be regularly updated each month in … Continue reading

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Photography Competition now open!

 “Pets At Their Best” We are looking for the most adorable, funny, wild or just striking captures of your furry (or not) little (or big) pets. All levels of ability are welcome to take part. We are seeking the top … Continue reading

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A big thank you to Marple Methodist Church

Every year the Marple Methodist Church chooses a charity to support and this year they chose The Furniture Station as their charity of the year. So far they have raised a massive £2,343.58 pounds, everyone at the Marple Methodist Church has got … Continue reading

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Simon completes 3.8km Epic Swim

Congratulations to Simon Horsfield, The Furniture Stations’ Chairman for completing the challenging  3.8km Epic Swim at Ullswater on Sunday the 14th  July, in his target time of 1 hour and 15 minutes. Thank you to our new Ambassador James Goddard, Stockport’s … Continue reading

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Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund awards The Furniture Station

The Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund has generously awarded The Furniture Station with £960 towards the purchase of 20 single beds for our clients. This donation means we can continue to provide an essential basic need for our clients, ensuring … Continue reading

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Sponsor Simon’s Challenge

Give your support to Mr Simon Horsfield  who is participating in the intensive Epic Lakes Swim on the 14th July, swimming a challenging 3.8km, all in aid of The Furniture Station. To show your support please click on the link … Continue reading

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Olympic Swimmer James Goddard Helps Train FS Chairman

Furniture Station chairman, Mr Simon Horsfield, who bravely volunteered to participate in The Epic Lakes Swim Series has enlisted the help of The Furniture Station’s new ambassador and Olympic Swimmer James Goddard from Stockport for advice and training. Out of the … Continue reading

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Plush Upholstery at The Furniture Station

This April, The Furniture Station kindly received the support of  Plush Upholstery who supported our workshop volunteers and General Assistant with training and skills in re-upholstery. Andrea Austin from Plush Upholstery trained our volunteers how to reupholster drop-in style dining seats in order to meet … Continue reading

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Showroom now open at Dunton Tower, Brinnington

Following the Fun Day events at Brinnington on Thursday 4th and Friday 5th April, where Stockport Homes and The Furniture Station teamed up to raise awareness of furniture re-use, providing knowledge to the community of how local residents can access good-quality re-used furniture; … Continue reading

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