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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Dorset Reclaim receives a cheque from the Armoury Centre at Allenby Barracks
Jul28

Dorset Reclaim receives a cheque from the Armoury Centre at Allenby Barracks

Ray Tovey (Project Manager) and Joanna Taylor (Policy and Development Manager) attended a cheque presentation on the 28th July at the Armoury Centre at Allenby Barracks, Bovington. Dorset Reclaim was one of 3 chosen charities to receive a kind donation of £200 from their Garrison Spring Fête; the presentation was held at a Passing Out...

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Dorset Reclaim appears on Antiques Roadshow
Jun03

Dorset Reclaim appears on Antiques Roadshow

3,000 at Lulworth castle for the Antiques Roadshow  3 Jun 2011 / Catherine Bolado THREE thousand people descended on Lulworth Castle in the hope of finding hidden treasure in their family heirlooms. The BBC’s Antiques Roadshow drew huge crowds at the castle as experts looked through thousands of pieces sorting out priceless works of art from the worthless family mementos. Presenter Fiona Bruce said she was delighted to be filming in...

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JP Morgan’s Vice President, Bournemouth Mayor and Mayoress visit Dorset Reclaim
May09

JP Morgan’s Vice President, Bournemouth Mayor and Mayoress visit Dorset Reclaim

Dorset Reclaim received a visit from Bournemouth Mayor and Mayoress in its newly rebuilt premises. On the same day, Dorset Reclaim received a most welcomed donation of £2,500 from JP Morgan’s Vice President Dorcas...

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Dorset charity ‘rises from ashes’ after arson attack
Mar29

Dorset charity ‘rises from ashes’ after arson attack

Dorset charity ‘rises from ashes’ after arson attack Click here to view BBC coverage of the opeing our our new depot following the fire on Stanley...

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Fire-hit charity Reclaims its place in business
Mar27

Fire-hit charity Reclaims its place in business

Fire-hit charity Reclaims its place in business  27 Mar 2011 / Emma Joseph “LIKE a phoenix from the ashes, we’ll rise again.” Those were the words of horrified Dorset Reclaim staff as they watched the charity’s warehouse burn after an arson attack last year. Sure enough the organisation, which supplies low-income families with quality household goods, is now celebrating after reopening the doors to that very warehouse in Springbourne,...

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Dorset Reclaim charity outlet opens in Bournemouth
Mar15

Dorset Reclaim charity outlet opens in Bournemouth

The Dorset Charity Outlet is a new depot available to the general public. Its purpose is to support Dorset Reclaim as a whole. All proceeds will go into the main charity, allowing us to keep providing low prices to the people who need them the most. It is based at 69 Windham Road, exactly where our temporary depot was located for the last year. If you are on a low income you may also be eligible to purchase from our main depot at 85...

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