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Waitrose does it again!

Cheadle Hulme’s Waitrose store selected The Furniture Station as one of their charities on their Community Matters Scheme in May 2016. As their customers inserted their green tokens into our box, they helped to raise £216 to help fund our work. Thank … Continue reading

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Annual Report 2014 now available

Download Annual Report 2014 “We continue to strengthen collaboration with our partners, referral agencies and networks, ensuring the best possible service is available to those in need, when needed.” 45 active referral agencies. 1,018 homes supported. 3,721 items re-used. 5 … Continue reading

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Winner of Community Spirited Award at Proud of Stockport Awards

The Furniture Station are extremely pleased to announce that we have been awarded ‘Community Spirited Organisation’ at this years Proud of Stockport Awards 2015. The ceremony, organised by Stockport Council,  took place on Thursday 22nd October at Stockport Town Hall and was … Continue reading

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Announcing the upcoming Rock n Roll Charity Concert

We are delighted to announce the upcoming Rock n Roll Big Band Charity Concert that will see The Vernon Building Society (Poynton) Brass Band perform an exclusive night of classic rock n roll hits in aid of The Furniture Station & Stockport Foodbank. … Continue reading

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A Farewell to our Service Engineer, Phil Edge

In our 21st year, The Furniture Station has been helping families & individuals living in Stockport with some of the most basic furniture items required within a home. Set up in 1994, we operate daily with the incredible support of our … Continue reading

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Asda Hazel Grove supports The Furniture Station

Asda Store Hazel Grove & their customers have kindly raised £50 for The Furniture Station with their green token scheme. Asda Hazel Grove kindly nominated The Furniture Station to be part of the scheme over July and from their customer support, we have … Continue reading

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Greater Manchester Lieutenancy Presentation of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

 The Furniture Station were earlier this week invited down to The Monastery, Manchester to be formally presented with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service by Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant Warren Smith JP. Volunteers Mrs Amanda Jennings and Mr Paul Stevenson were presented … Continue reading

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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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