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  • World Mental Health Day

    ScS and Mind team up for World Mental Health Day


    We teamed up with Tyneside and Northumberland Mind ahead of World Mental Health Day, to help the region reduce their stress levels and improve mental well being from the comfort of their sofa. We carried out a study to find out if Brits believe the state of their home affects their stress […]

  • Try our mouth watering, gourmet burger recipes!

    Try our mouth watering, gourmet burger recipes!


    Burgers have been a staple of American cuisine for decades, but the rise in gourmet burger restaurants in the UK has not gone unnoticed. With locally sourced meats, endless toppings and homemade sauces on offer, the humble burger has come a long way from a slap of plastic cheese, a […]

  • The best sofas for watching sport

    The best sofas for a weekend of sport


    The football is back, and we love a weekend of sport as much as the next person. From Friday Night Football to Super Sunday, there’s nothing quite like sitting on the sofa shouting at the TV, completely absorbed in the football. But, what is the best sofa to give you […]

  • Funniest first world problems

    Funniest first world problems


    We’ve all heard of first world problems, and we all have our moments. You may not want to admit it, but we bet you love a moan as much as the next person. And when we say moan, we’re talking about first world problem moaning – problems that aren’t really […]

  • Cleaning your sofa

    Our top tips for cleaning your sofa


    We have carried out research to find out exactly what Brits are losing down the back of their sofas every day, and we’re encouraging people to spring into action and discover what’s hidden in their couch. The study found that three quarters of Brits have found money in their sofa […]

  • ScS continues Foundation of Light support

    ScS continues Foundation of Light support


    ScS is continuing its commitment to giving hundreds of young people access to sport by extending its partnership with Foundation of Light. We have made donations totalling £40,000 to support the Foundation’s award-winning Tackle It and Making Moves programmes which specialise in delivering disability sports coaching as well as social education […]

  • History of ScS!

    The history of ScS!


    After 120 years of trading, ScS has gone from a single, family run furniture store to one of the UK’s largest sofa and carpet specialists, with 100 stores nationwide. ScS began trading as a general home furnishings store in Sunderland in 1894, under the name Sunderland Suites Centres, before growing […]

  • Seaham Coast U7s football

    Seaham Coast U7s football team kick off with support from ScS


    ScS has donated £1,000 towards the Seaham Coast Football Club, allowing the U7s squad to develop into a full team and become a member of the Durham County Football Association. The club has also signed up Lee French, Senior Business Reporting Analyst at ScS, to manage the team. The club approached […]

  • ScS furnishes Hazel Oak School with custom-designed library armchair


    We are extremely proud to announce our donation of a custom-made armchair to Hazel Oak School, an all age special school for children with moderate learning difficulties in Solihull. The cosy chair will now take pride of place in the school’s newly-refurbished library, and enable the teachers and learning-support staff […]

  • ScS employees celebrate benefitting 100 local good causes across the UK from a £10,000 fund

    100 good causes benefit from fund launched by ScS!


    To celebrate reaching 100 stores nationwide we called on local communities across the UK to nominate charities and other good causes to receive a donation from a newly-launched £10,000 celebratory fund. As a thank you for the support received from local people and customers on its journey to 100 stores, the […]

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