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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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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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