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Do you recognise this cute bunny? She’s been living in our Barnes Hill store for the last three weeks and Community Champion Katey is desperate to reunite her with her owner!

Katey with the bunny

A customer handed the bunny in to the customer services desk after finding it on the shop floor and Katey decided to take it to her office to look after.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 20 May 2016
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We’re so proud of our amazing colleague Adam Brook, who’s recovering after donating a kidney to save the life of one of his best friends.

Lewis and Adam

Adam, a home shopping driver at our Middlesbrough store, turned out to be a perfect match for his teenage friend Lewis Linton who desperately needed a kidney donor.

So last month they had surgery on the same day at Freeman Hospital in Newcastle, with Lewis receiving Adam’s healthy kidney.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 May 2016
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We’re proud to be sponsoring an award winning project at the Chelsea Flower Show which aims to replicate the experience of being in a hospice garden.

Alison and Stephen

The Garden Bed features a real hospital bed as its centrepiece and invites visitors to view the hospice garden through the eyes of the patient. A natural ‘quilt’ lies across the bed, woven with foliage and flowers.

The design has been created by lifelong friends Alison Doxey and Stephen Welch to highlight the advantages of designing accessible hospice gardens – and the stunning display won a Gold Medal in the Artisan Gardens category.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 19 May 2016
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Our George Home Animals Impressions duvet set has been really popular on social media recently with lots of people sharing pictures of theirs!

Animal Impressions duvet set

The pretty design features cute rabbits, squirrels and birds for a really summery feel. Plus, the cover is reversible so you can go totally floral if you fancy a change!

Get the set in double for £12 or go kingsize for just £14 – find it in store or online.

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Posted in News & Blogs on 18 May 2016
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Two year old Oliver loves playing shop while his mum Sophie, who works at our Telford store, does it for real!

When Sophie goes to work on a Saturday afternoon, Ollie and his dad Jack play in the homemade Oliver’s Stores – where Ollie’s favourite thing to sell is ice cream with strawberry sauce.

Ollie playing shop

Sophie said: “Ollie likes counting the coins and pretending that there’s not enough sprinkles on the ice cream – you can never have enough sprinkles!”

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Posted in News & Blogs on 17 May 2016