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Former homeless trainees turn their hand to upholstery – Emmaus, Mossley

Emmaus, Dover

A recent upholstery course has been a big success for companions at Emmaus Mossley.    There were several pieces of furniture being re-upholstered and given a new life, which has elevated them into very stylish items which are now for sale at the Superstore.    Apart from gaining practical skills, companions have been able to produce… Read more »

Shakespeare Hospice – Furniture & Home Store, Moreton In The Marsh

Have you visited the Shakespeare Hospice Furniture & Home Store at Fosseway Business Park, opened in March 2018 the store has proved to be a great success.     Fosseway Business Park was a good choice for this store, with other interesting occupants doing all kinds of house, home and garden products, plus antiques and… Read more »

Dress To Impress from Debut Careers

More than 700 charity shops across the UK have signed to the   “ Dress To Impress “  initiative from  Debut Careers,  with advice and support from  The BBC’s Fashion Expert, Amber Butchart .     New charity shop initiative aims to support more job seekers into the workplace Leading charity shops across the UK have… Read more »

Re-styled by St Oswald’s

Success for St Oswald’s up-cycling initiative in-store and now an online –   Etsy shop featuring an eclectic mix of very individual up-cycled pieces,  ideal for the home and as a gift with a difference.  Plus up-cycling workshops ———————————————————————————————————       North East charity’s innovative up-cycling shop goes digital Re-styled by St Oswald’s – an… Read more »


Cancer Research Wales

A marvelous example of how supporting the nation’s charities via their charity shops, events or any kind of support enables great things to happen, like this investment in cancer research in Wales.  A collaboration funded by  Cancer Research Wales,  and supported by several Welsh universities and NHS organisations, for the benefit of cancer treatments in… Read more »

Beacon Centre for the Blind   “ Fab Lab “ new service now open

Beacon For Blind

An innovative and practical new service from Beacon Centre for the Blind   “ Fab Lab “ a state of the art digital and design workshop specifically tailored to the visually-impaired.    ————————————————————————————————————————-   Sight Loss Charity Opens Fab Lab Beacon Centre for the Blind, a major sight loss charity based in the West Midlands,… Read more »

” Home Studio ” now open in Amersham by Thames Hospice

Thames Hospice

Style-up with some unique upcycled pieces,  or have your own items transformed by the creative team at Thames Hospice,  visit the new store in Amersham now open. TV PRESENTER OPENS THE DOORS TO HOSPICE’S SEVENTEENTH STORE The cold really didn’t stop the local community in Old Amersham coming out to show their support at the… Read more »