Bournemouth Local Welfare Assistance Fund
Apr04

Bournemouth Local Welfare Assistance Fund

Bournemouth Borough Council has chosen Dorset Reclaim to be a partner in the delivery of the new Local Welfare Assistance scheme from the 1st April 2013. Instead of applying to the DWP for a Community Care Grant or Crisis Loan, Bournemouth residents who find themselves in severe hardship now apply direct to their local council for help with items such as beds, washing machines and cookers. If they qualify, they are referred to us to...

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Emergency Local Assistance
Apr04

Emergency Local Assistance

From the 1st April, Dorset Reclaim will be working with Dorset County Council in helping to deliver this new fund which will provide grants for Dorset residents in a crisis or a situation that poses an immediate threat to their health and safety. Residents from across Dorset will be able to apply for assistance for items such as large kitchen appliances and beds which will then be supplied by us. We have to contact an applicant within...

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Helping our 12,000th customer in Dorchester
Apr29

Helping our 12,000th customer in Dorchester

Dorchester furniture charity helps its 12,000th customer 29 Apr 2012 / Harry Hogger A Dorchester depot providing furniture for low income households has served its 12,000th customer. The Dorset Reclaim outlet at the Poundbury West Industrial Estate reached the landmark by helping local mum Tracy Austin. She and her husband turned to the service after they were forced to leave their home and move into temporary, unfurnished...

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The Charity Outlet at Windham Road has closed due to the end of lease
Dec16

The Charity Outlet at Windham Road has closed due to the end of lease

We would like to thank all customers and staff for their support over the last year. We are currently seeking new premises so please watch this space for further...

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Dorset Reclaim wins ‘Best National Partnership Award’
Nov01

Dorset Reclaim wins ‘Best National Partnership Award’

We recently applied for the National Wood Recyclers Association ‘Best Partnership Award’ for the wood recycling project and we are very, very pleased to say that we won this national award when up against many others, mostly large recycling companies, and John Randall returned with our first trophy ! The Awards luncheon was held at the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull on Tuesday and John Randall attended on our behalf, along...

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The Poole Park Steam Railway shops with us
Aug04

The Poole Park Steam Railway shops with us

The Poole Park Steam Railway are now buying their kindling from one of our Wood Shop (Poole depot). With our new Wood Shop project, we now sell to the public wood, fire wood & wooden items. We have 3 depots where anybody can purchase: Bournemouth (Charity Outlet in Windham Road), Poole depot & Dorchester depot. Why not come in to see for yourself or to...

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