CFS named “Mentor of the Year”

The NHS run Project Choice has named Community Furniture Store (Ryedale) as their Mentor of the Year. Project Choice is a work based programme which supports young people (16-25 years) who have learning disabilities, difficulties or autism with the social and work based skills needed to enable them to become work ready and help them…

CFS Ryedale funding success

The Ryedale Community Furniture Store (based in Scarborough) has secured £20k of funding from the Sirius Minerals Foundation for the development of its workshop project.  The workshop provides training and support for local people who are facing difficulties finding work.  This includes people who are long term unemployed, people with an offending history, and people…

Community RePaint launching in York and Scarborough

The Community Furniture Stores in Scarborough and York are now selling paint in addition to furniture.  The stores have joined CFS Selby by becoming members of the Community RePaint scheme.   Community RePaint is a national initiative that  makes use of paint that would otherwise go to waste. Unwanted paint is collected from suppliers and…

CFS Selby in the movies

The Selby Community Furniture Store has been working with IPM and Rossi Pictures who have been filming for a new TV production in the area.  The Store provided bedroom furniture from its stock for the filming, and the Store’s van features in one scene that also features a short cameo by Cookie, the Store Manager.

Buy Nothing New Day

Friday 23rd November is Buy Nothing New Day. When you buy from a reuse charity, you make a positive impact to your local community. Reuse charities provide affordable furniture, employment & volunteering opportunities for people in your community. Visit your local Community Furniture Store to see our wide range of household furniture, electrical goods and…