Monthly Archives: November 2011

Change to Opening Hours

We just want to let you know that as of today we will no longer be opening late on weekdays. This is necessary to ensure we have enough staff answering phones at the busiest times of day. While we regret … Continue reading

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Movember Progress

Well, we’re in the final week of Movember. While the Hairy Desperados have managed to grow some quite magnificent moustaches, they seem strangely excited about shaving them off again. Maybe they don’t like being pointed at in the street or maybe they … Continue reading

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Homeowner Saves Thousands After Installing Boiler Stove

The latest issue of Fireplace Specialist reports that a Bristol homeowner is saving around £2000 per year on heating costs since installing a woodburning boiler stove. Joanne Shipp’s 17th century farmhouse isn’t in a mains gas area, so she was reliant on oil … Continue reading

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Laptop Security at Stores Direct – Your Questions Answered

Since the story of our recovery of stolen laptops first appeared in the press last week it has taken on a life of its own and received widespread media coverage in the national and local press, radio and TV as … Continue reading

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Want a New Woodburner for Christmas?

As we’re well into November I thought I’d better address an issue which comes up year after year – people waiting until the last minute to buy a woodburner for use at Christmas. A new woodburning stove is an important purchase, and … Continue reading

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Managing Director Turns Crime Fighter!

Several weeks ago the owner of Stores Direct, Michael Birtwhistle, was burgled while on a family holiday in Tenerife. Two MacBook computers were taken, belonging to Michael and one of his daughters. Michael went through the motions of reporting the crime … Continue reading

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Movember Update

We’ve now reached the halfway point in the Movember facial hair fest, and our Hairy Desperados have already raised over £700 for testicular and prostate cancer initiatives. It has now become a matter of pride to be pointed at in … Continue reading

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