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Short-list for Stranraer Furniture Project
Furniture Project has been nominated for a major award. They
have been short-listed in the category of best social business
in the Scottish Enterprise Dumfries and Galloway Business
and Learning awards for 2003. The awards ceremony is to be
held in Dumfries.
Smith, project manager, said this week:
may appear to be just yet another gong, but for us at the
Furniture Project it places value on the hard work, dedication
and commitment given over the past five years by all the
volunteers, trainees and employees at the project.
team managed to develop a pilot scheme to a full-scale successful
social business, working in partnership with the public.
Dumfries and Galloway and the voluntary sector not only
offered low-cost, good quality household furniture to low
income families, but now providing a removal service to
the same customer group and a construction and repair service
to community groups, with all services being offered throughout
Wigtownshire and sometimes well beyond".