U.K. bed retailer Time4Sleep donated over 650 blankets to Barnardo’s as part of a world-record attempt by the children's charity to construct a gigantic blanket fort.

Wellwishers and mourners have raised the equivalent of more than £72,000 for the Danish Cancer Society following the death of JYSK founder Lars Larsen earlier this month.

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Michael Boyle is presented with the Housing Units green jacket.
North West home department store retailer Housing Units raised more cash for Kidscan at its annual golf day, taking the total raised for the children's cancer charity to £50,000 in the past four years.

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Andrew Mitchell (left) of the Long Eaton Guild and Artistic Upholstery alongside Orbital's Rob Walker.
The Long Eaton Guild of Furniture Manufacturers has a new website and the fee for the project has been donated to St. Michael's Hospice, in memory of longtime Guild chairman Matt O'Flynn.

The Young Furniture Makers exhibition returns to the City of London this October, offering the industry opportunities to connect with a new generation of designer-makers looking to make an impact on the sector.

Industry fundraisers in Yorkshire generated over £3,000 for The Furniture Makers’ Company at the fourth annual curry night, which took place June 13.

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From left: Charlie Harrison, director of multichannel at Big Shots supporter Furniture Village, former England rugby player Victor Ubogu, Dids Macdonald OBE and Jonny Westbrooke, master and CEO respectively of The Furniture Makers’ Company.
44 teams and nearly 200 people from across the furniture trade participated in the 25th edition of Big Shots, historically the biggest fundraiser in the annual calendar of The Furniture Makers' Company, the industry's dedicated charity.

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Dids Macdonald OBE, co-founder and CEO of Anti Copying In Design (ACID), has been installed as Master of The Furniture Makers' Company, the city livery company and industry charity.

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Big Shots is again sponsored by Furniture Village
Big Shots, the biggest fundraiser in The Furniture Makers’ Company’s calendar, will mark 25 years of raising money for the furnishing industry charity in 2019.

Harrison Spinks is to hold a black tie Northern Winter Ball next year in aid of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the City of London livery company and furnishings industry charity.

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More than 90 pieces of furniture and lighting from GCSE and A Level students through to BA and MA graduates packed out the Dutch Church and Furniture Makers’ Hall in Austin Friars, London, for the Young Furniture Makers exhibition, 2018.

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Ben Burbidge, (left) Manufacturing Guild Mark chairman, presenting Nick Booth, marketing director at Silentnight Group, and Rob Livingstone, operations director at Silentnight Brands, with the 2018 Sustainability Award
Silentnight, Britain's biggest beds manufacturer, has won The Furniture Makers' Company's Sustainability Award for the second straight year.

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Hayden Davies, second right, organised the charity cycling challenge
Eight members of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the industry charity and livery company, have raised nearly £14,000 after between them cycling all three routes of Mont Ventoux, Provence in a single day.

Almost 100 people from across the trade helped raise £8,500 for The Furniture Makers' Company, the furnishing industry's dedicated charity, at its National Golf Day last month.

The Furniture Makers’ Company (FMC) has launched a free human resources toolkit as it looks to support the hiring and development of industry talent among smaller furniture companies.



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