Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2012 11:13
The "Rooms in Strange Places" initiative once again highlighted re-use and the importance of diverting good quality items from landfill. This mock dining room was set up at:
- Beaumanor Hall
- Market Harborough... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 03 Jul 2012 16:00
As the Olympic Torch came to Loughborough, Sofa was a part of the celebrations cheering on the torch on its way to the Olympic Stadium.
Posted: Mon, 25 Jun 2012 10:47
Staff and volunteers from Sofa got up very, very early on Saturday 23rd June to collect re-useable items from 1,800 vacated student properties targeted by Charnwood Borough Council.
Posted: Mon, 18 Jun 2012 13:26
We were thrilled to be nominated in the "Business" section for a Don't Muck Around Award, organised by Charnwood Borough Council and sponsored by Serco. Although we didn't win on the night it's lovely... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 10:35
In June 2012 Sofa was awarded a Partnership for Employment Award by the RNIB College Loughborough for the fourth year running for "An outstanding contribution to the employment of people with disabilities".... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:39
Volunteers and staff had a lovely day out by coach on June 6th 2012 to the Black Country Living Museum.
Posted: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:21
Recently opened in Wymeswold the Dogs Trust has created special facilities for dogs that are stressed. These are rooms with rugs, carpets, sofas and armchairs to make dogs feel as homely as possible.
At... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 29 May 2012 17:18
Reused furniture from Sofa was used in an AS Level Drama Production at Loughborough Grammar School in May 2012.
Posted: Fri, 18 May 2012 17:24
We helped organise a Seminar on The Future of Re-use in Leicestershire on Saturday 12th May 2012 along with other Furniture Re-use Organisations in the county.
Participants heard from Richard Featherstone,... Read More »