Whenever I feel the need to remind myself that I can take a leap into the unknown, or do insanely risky things, I get out the DVD of the day I did a parachute jump on holiday in Australia, writes our chief executive Caroline Wherritt.
It’s great to get out of your comfort zone sometimes – [...]
Posted on July 27th, 2012 at 9:04 am in Events
Our school swap shop is going well!
This little scheme was Richard’s brainchild, who realised a lot of resources were getting wasted simply because when one school had finished with it, they didn’t have anywhere to send it. And when they needed something new, they had to find the budget to buy it in.
All that was [...]
Posted on July 19th, 2012 at 9:01 am in Events, Furniture
In case you missed it, Re:Work is now providing office supplies as well as our usual range of good quality used furniture.
We have received a very good response to it, and it’s selling well.
If you’d like to order your office supplies from an ethical, local social enterprise, which is working to help the environment and [...]
Posted on July 9th, 2012 at 9:00 am in Uncategorized
Age UK recently consolidated all of their operations into their city centre site – the lovely Bradbury Building tucked behind the Headrow.
Once the refurbishment was complete, their designer had created rooms in every possible corner of the building to fit them all in – leading to awkward-shaped offices and a premium on elbow room.
Their renovation [...]
Posted on July 2nd, 2012 at 9:06 am in Events