COVID-19 Response

6th October 2020
It is with sadness that we report the passing of our founder Julia Cherrett

It is with sadness that we report the passing of our founder Julia Cherrett To Julia’s family, friends and work colleagues, we send our heartfelt condolences. Many tributes have already […]

27th July 2020
All Frade Stores are now open for business!

All Frade Stores are now open for business.  Please note that we have limited the number of customers in our stores to six people at any one given time and we are still observing one way systems and […]

13th June 2020

WE ARE RE-OPENING ON JUNE 15th We would like to extend a warm welcome to our all friends, family and supporters, and announce that we are ready to re-open our […]

7th June 2020
Shedders Edition - Volunteer Week Celebrations 2020

In this third installment of #VOLUNTEER WEEK celebrations we’re highlighting some of the outstanding work that our shedders have been up to since #VOLUNTEER WEEK 2019. The first project we […]

6th June 2020
On The Front Line - Volunteer week celebrations 2020

Volunteer week celebrations 2020 In this second installment of #VOLUNTEER WEEK celebrations we’re highlighting some of the outstanding work that our volunteers have carried out since #VOLUNTEER WEEK 2019. 2019 […]

5th June 2020
Volunteer week celebrations 2020 #VOLUNTEERWEEK

#VOLUNTEERWEEK Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the contribution millions of people make across the UK through volunteering. Read more > This is our favorite time of year, […]

6th May 2020
Bespoke Sideboard - Man Shed Challenger series No.1

Every now and then we get a piece of furniture in our stores that for some reason just likes to hang around! This could be for many reasons but most […]

24th January 2020
The Men’s Shed convert a double decker Bus.

Back in early 2019 we received a call from Ben Jones Vice Principal of Caldicote Primary School, Middlesbrough. The purpose of the call was to offer Frade’s Men’s Shed a […]

27th November 2019
The Men’s Shed receives Greggs Unsold Food Donations

Middlesbrough’s one and only Men’s Shed has been awarded free food on a weekly basis through the Greggs Unsold Food Donations programme. Greggs Unsold Food Donations are awarded to soup […]

28th July 2019
RCVDA Volunteer Awards 2019 for Outstanding Community Group

Our beloved Man Shed is certainly making traction! Not so long ago we wrote an article explaining the devastating news that Zoe's Place would need to shut it's doors two […]

25th July 2019
We're in the news! - 1st issue of the Camerados chronicle.

We would like to wish a huge warm thanks to our friends at Camerados for showcasing our beloved Men’s Shed on page 8 of the first issue of The Camerados […]

11th June 2019
Frade accepts MVDA's volunteer Olympic torch for volunteer week 2019

The first seven days of June have become one of the most important weeks in any UK charity’s year because that is the time that has been set aside to […]

5th June 2019
Frade plans rural expansion!

FRADE, a local charity that tackles poverty and reduces waste going to landfill, are announcing new venture into Northallerton, after entering into a partnership with Broadacres Housing Association. FRADE, which […]

14th May 2019
The Men's Shed supporting Zoe's Place!

Zoe’s Place announced they need to close their doors two days a week due to lack of funding! Zoe’s Place is the UK’s only dedicated hospice service for babies and young […]

21st March 2019
National Lottery Community Fund supports Men's mental health in Middlesbrough.

Some pretty big revelations were made at our Middlesbrough store today. A super buffet was laid on for some very special guests, including our local Member of Parliament Andy McDonald, […]

20th March 2019
New Funding Heralds the Expansion of Middlesbrough Men’s Shed

FRADE, a local charity that aims to tackle poverty and reduce waste going to landfill, have announced new funding to increase and expand their successful Middlesbrough Men’s Shed Furniture Restoration […]

14th January 2019
IKEA supports local charity

Over time we have developed close working relationships with many organisations and none more so than with our friends at IKEA Gateshead. Since 2015, our partnership has strengthened to such […]

2nd December 2018
Men's shed reaching out on BBC radio Tees

Our Men’s Shed is certainly getting noticed. This week BBC Radio Tees came to see us. They wanted to know more about what we do for the community and report on our North Ormesby Sessions.

22nd November 2018
Step Forward Tees Valley sprinkle some Christmas magic!

We are delighted to have Step Forward Tees Valley back again this year! It seems incredible that a year has gone by since our friends at Step Forward Tees Valley […]

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