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Second Royal award for LMFS

In 2011 The Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store was one of just forty Yorkshire based charities and community groups to be awarded The Duke of York’s Community Initiative. This prestigious accolade runs for five years, after which time award holders … Continue reading

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In loving memory: a fitting tribute to an outstanding volunteer

It’s hard to believe but it’s now more than three years ago that one of LMFS’ most loyal volunteers passed away. James Raper who died at the age of 66 had not only served the charity for many years as a warehouseman and … Continue reading

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30th Anniversary lunch, and it’s fish and chips all round

Thirty years in business is a significant achievement for any company. Often it calls for great celebration: a champagne reception in a swanky hotel or maybe a fine dinner after which guests are addressed by a distinguished speaker. However, at … Continue reading

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L&MFS joins in the debate at Connect 2013

When you take upwards of two hundred Leeds Christians, put them in one big room and then ask them to talk about the things that most matter to them and their city the odds are that you’ll end up with at least that number of different … Continue reading

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Store wins top royal community initiative award

The Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store has won a prestigious community initiative award. The Duke of York’s Community Initiative Awardis presented annually to a small number of Yorkshire based organisations which in the words of its assessment panel are: “of … Continue reading

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Connect 2012 – L&MFS joins city wide networking group

From Bramley to Bramhope and from Middleton to Moortown the name of the game was connection! Organised and hosted by Network Leeds, Connect 2012 was the latest in a long line of annual networking events that bring together Christians from … Continue reading

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David’s marathon bike ride helps swell L&MFS coffers

It all started in May 2011 when to mark the charity’s 25th anniversary Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store’s Chair of Trustees John Sherbourne announced that he was organising a 25 kilometre fund-raising walk. A year on and it was local … Continue reading

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Andrew’s Marathon run raises over £1,100

With a time of just 3 hours, 22 minutes and 7 seconds Andrew Webster’s efforts in the 2012 London Marathon raised just over £1,000 for the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store. Overall, from a field of 37,000 runners, Andrew finished … Continue reading

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Store’s 25th anniversary walk collects more than £1,000

I want to take this opportunity of thanking everyone who supported the L&MFS25. It gives me a great deal of satisfaction to report that by the time I have collected in all my sponsorship the Leeds and Moortown Furniture Store, … Continue reading

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