Petition to rethink fund for vulnerable people

#LocalAssistanceNetwork Furniture Re-use Network calls on the Coalition Government to overturn Vital Funding Decision The Furniture Re-use Network (FRN) has today (8th April 2014) launched an e-petition that if successful, will maintain a critical, financial safety...

Goods worth more than £400m thrown away

More than £400m worth of unwanted household items end up being thrown away, despite the fact they are still in good enough condition to use. And now the Local Government Association wants to see more goods rescued, revamped and resold. It says almost 615,000...

Routes to Re-use

"Charities already save £286 million per annum for low income households" The Furniture Re-use Network (FRN) welcomes the publication of the LGA’s report `Routes to Re-use – Maximising Value from Re-used Materials’ and particularly...

Pickles: Re-use sector ‘too polite’

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles has commended the third sector for its ‘waste-savvy’ approach to re-use, and called for more recycling reward schemes in the UK. #reuseconference In a keynote address at the 25th...

Almost Half of Young People Made Homeless by Parents

Homeless Link has published their annual Young and Homeless report for 2013, based on a survey of homelessness organisations and local authorities and interviews with young homeless people and staff at homelessness providers. Key findings include:...

Horsham Giraffe Trail Auction

The auction brochure can be downloaded by following the link on the Horsham Giraffe Trail Facebook page (click here) or by emailing [email protected] and requesting a copy and our auction starts on ebay (search for Horsham giraffe) on Thursday 14 December...