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Summer Trip to Black Country Living Museum

Summer Trip to Black Country Living Museum

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.

Tags: Volunteers, Fun, Staff

SOFA Helps The Dogs Trust

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 »

Tags: Supporters, Community, Dogs Trust

Sofa Furniture Features at Loughborough Grammar School

Sofa Furniture Features at Loughborough Grammar School

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.

Tags: Supporters, Community, Loughborough Grammar School

The Future of Reuse in Leicestershire

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 »

Tags: Community, Leicestershire County Council, Charnwood Borough Council, Furniture Reuse Network

New Signs for SOFA

New Signs for SOFA

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2012 17:19

New signs were installed on the outside of our building and on both vans at the end of April 2012, designed by Jenni Taylor from www.leicester-printing.com

Tags: Supporters

SOFA Furniture in Loughborough Library

SOFA Furniture in Loughborough Library

Posted: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 11:03

We went to town this time - literally!

In partnership with Leicestershire County Council, and as a follow up to the Rooms in Strange Places installations last year, we set up a room display during the first.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Fun, Loughborough Library, Charnwood Borough Council

SOFA Gets a New Logo

SOFA Gets a New Logo

Posted: Sat, 04 Feb 2012 11:53

Our new logo was designed by Jenni Taylor from printing.com Leicester.

We were put in touch with Jenni after approaching Leicestershire Cares ProHelp for support in redesigning our marketing materials

Tags: Supporters

Christmas Meal and Skittles 2011

Christmas Meal and Skittles 2011

Posted: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 16:52

Volunteers, trustees and staff enjoyed a meal and a game of skittles at The Swan In The Rushes pub in Loughborough on 22nd December 2011.

Tags: Volunteers, Fun, Staff

SOFA at Loughborough Market

SOFA at Loughborough Market

Posted: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 16:50

Thank you to Charnwood Borough Council for inviting us to be a part of the Christmas Celebrations in the town centre on Sunday 27th November 2011.

Sofa presented a selection of furniture and other items.. Read More »

Tags: Charnwood Borough Council, Market, Supporters, Volunteers

Rooms in Strange Places

Rooms in Strange Places

Posted: Mon, 22 Aug 2011 16:45

On behalf of all Leicestershire Furniture Reuse Projects, Sofa was able to provide furniture for a series of installations organised by Leicestershire County Council to highlight reuse and the importance.. Read More »

Tags: Community, Fun, Leicestershire County Council

SOFA is part of the LeicesterShire & Rutland Re-Use Network.

SOFA is a member of the Furniture Re-Use Network - a national organisation which supports, assisits, and develops charitable re-use organisations across the UK. For more information on their work and on furniture re-use in general please visit frn.org.uk.