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HFS launches mobile training

With the support of Sussex Freemasons, Hastings Furniture Services has set up a mobile workshop to take training opportunities to people unable to come to them, as the charity reports.

Posted 17:51 Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Hastings Furniture Service HFS Masonic Charitable Foundation Mike Harris Naomi Ridley Sussex Freemasons Workshop on Wheels

Thrift Fest success

Approx 1,000 people attended and participated in Thrift Fest, the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Hastings Furniture Service on 22 September 2018 at the Hastings Centre. Thrift Fest gathered the local groups, clubs and organisations that are helping people live active, rich, creative, fulfilled lives without costing the earth to provide a day of activities for local families.

Posted 14:09 Monday, Oct 29, 2018 In: Green Times Tags: Em Frankish Law Hastings Furniture Service HFS Kings Church Mosaic Malarky

‘Crowd-sourced’ book needs your thrifty tips!

Are you a stickler for recycling materials, enjoy up-cycling items others would rather discard and know how to get the most out of every penny? Then the Hastings and Rother Furniture Service needs your words of wisdom for their new 

Posted 06:00 Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 In: Shops & Things Tags: Hastings Centre HFS Kings Church Mark Thomas

Comedy benefit gig raises £1000s for HFS

A comedy benefit gig at the De La Warr Pavilion on 25 May

Posted 18:27 Wednesday, Jun 13, 2018 In: Comedy Tags: HFS Jay Foreman Mark Thomas Naomi Ridley Robin Ince

Hastings Burlesque supports Hastings Furniture Service with debut show

Hastings and Rother Furniture Service (HFS) is delighted to announce that all proceeds from Hastings Burlesque’s debut show at the White Rock Theatre are to be donated to the local furniture charity.

Posted 18:42 Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 In: Hastings People Tags: Alotta Piernas Battle of Burlesque burlesque Cariad Cwtch Hastings Furniture Service HFS Izzy Crouch Primrose Pepper

Against All Odds

Ruban Shangmuganathan from Bexhill has overcome ill‐health and disability to become a valued volunteer with local charity, Hastings Furniture Service. His achievement was recognized with an Against All Odds award this week. Naomi Ridley, chief executive of HFS writes about Ruban’s achievements.

Posted 08:44 Sunday, Nov 20, 2016 In: Hastings People Tags: Angie Lowe Fran McKeown Hastings Furniture Service HFS Linda Coad Ruban Shangmuganathan

Making furniture re-use sexy

“Dealing with the very unsexy issue of providing furniture for poor people, HFS is a magnificent group” said Mark Thomas, the comedian, writer and campaigner who is patron of Hastings Furniture Service (HFS). Naomi Ridley of HFS writes.

Posted 09:13 Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Hastings Furniture Service HFS Make Furniture Re-use Sexy Mark Thomas Naomi Ridley Philosophy Football Red Shed tour st mary in the castle

Successful pop-up bookshop seeks new home

A group of local volunteers have become victims of their own success this week as the empty shop they were using has been successfully let to a business. Hastings Furniture Service used an empty shop in Bexhill to offer books for free to people passing by – raising awareness of the work of HFS and donations in the process.

Posted 09:57 Tuesday, May 31, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Domestic Violence Hastings Furniture Service HFS Naomi Ridley Rother Refuge
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