As 2019 gets underway, Christmas is
already a distant memory with all the focus on the year ahead. Perhaps you’ve
just had a declutter and realised there are several unwanted Christmas gifts
lying around. While some presents may seem useful, let’s face it, you’re not
likely to really use any of them. Instead of stuffing them into drawers and cupboards
you have just cleared out, why not put them to good use?
For starters, you could donate your
unwanted Christmas gifts to a good charity that will find a use for them.
Homeless shelters are always looking for hats, gloves and toiletries while food
banks eagerly await food items and also toiletries. There are also many other charitable organisations that
provide things for people who are struggling.
Did you know that three out of five people receive unwanted Christmas gifts? With that in mind, please consider less fortunate people before you simply throw anything away.
For some time now, the Space Centre Self Storage team has supported various charities and as mentioned in a post from June this year, Lucinda was training hard for the 2018 Ride London. While the events are always a lot of fun, this year proved more challenging mainly because of bad weather. We take a closer look at the Prudential Ride London and how the event unfolded. Lucinda also shares some valuable cycling tips for those interested in starting out. Continue reading
Over the last few years, the dedicated Space Centre Self Storage team has taken part in a number of events. While cycling for charity was the main reason for many, this year Lucinda Dangerfield is doing it as a personal challenge. July sees two main cycling events and a fantastic opportunity for you to give something back.
Lucinda has been training extremely hard and although she feels more prepared than last year, it’s still a big challenge. Apart from raising funds or awareness for various charities, her aim is to Continue reading
We’re no strangers to a challenge here at Space Centre Self Storage! Directors Mark & Lucinda Dangerfield, along with staff and family, have run, cycled and rowed for various charitable organisations over the years and this year we’re adding swimming to the list.
In September Lucinda, along with her two sons Will and Louis, will be completing the Swim Serpentine event in Hyde Park London. Now in its third year, Swim Serpentine is held in and around the beautiful Serpentine lake in Hyde Park which is where the open water swimming competition was held at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The festival is organised by London Marathon events. Continue reading
Every year we face the same problem of unwanted Christmas gifts. Many presents are just right but others are often only used once, or sometimes not at all. Items like jumpers, socks, books, games and food items are high on the ‘get-rid-of’ list. Thousands of presents are soon likely to see the inside of a bin but what are your options? We take a look at our top 5 best ideas to deal with your unwanted Christmas gifts. Continue reading