CFS Selby on the radio

CFS Selby were pleased to host Victoria Charles’ morning show on YorkMix Radio earlier today.  As well as a wide range of music Victoria featured interviews with Cookie, the store manager, and some of the volunteers working in the store highlighting the work the charity does in the local community.  Victoria will be presenting her…

More IT Collection Points Added

Community Furniture Store in York is helping more people get online by refurbishing unwanted IT equipment.  This is then made available free of charge to people referred City of York Council.  CYC also supports people with training and internet connectivity. You can now donate unwated devices at locations across the city.     Community Furniture…

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…