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Confectionary creation donated to charity at grand opening of relocated Netherfield furniture store


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A furniture store in Netherfield celebrated its grand opening by presenting an amazing confectionary creation to representatives of a local charity.

Oak Furniture Land donated a spectacular Robin Hood themed cake to Bridges Community Trust to support their fundraising at the opening of their relocated store at Victoria Retail Park.

CELEBRATION: Mayor of Gedling Barbara Miller opens the new Oak Furniture Land store on Netherfield Retail Park

The cake featuring figurines of Robin Hood, Friary Tuck and Maid Marian was presented to Mrs Chris Brummitt from the Trust at the official opening, which was performed by the Mayor of Gedling, Cllr Barbara Miller.

Oak Furniture Land commissioned the cake to show support for Bridges Community Trust 20th anniversary celebrations.

Located at Victoria Retail Park, the 19,948 sq ft relocated store has moved two doors along, includes a mezzanine floor and is one of the first stores in the UK to showcase Oak Furniture Land’s new store layout.

SWEET SUCCESS: (l to r) Dawn Butler, cake artist from Dinkydoodle Designs; Chris Brummitt, from Bridges Community Trust; Sharon Ellis, escort to the Mayor of Gedling; Thomas Day, store manager of Oak Furniture Land Nottingham; and Mayor of Gedling, Cllr Barbara Miller.

The store boasts a dedicated bedroom area and stylish room sets upstairs, whilst all dining, living and sofa ranges are based downstairs. The store features over 20 ranges all with 100 per cent hardwood frames and strong high-grade steel serpentine spring bases for support and durability.

Thomas Day, store manager at Oak Furniture Land Nottingham commented: “Victoria Retail Park is a prime retail site and is a great location for us, we’ve gained many loyal customers in the time we’ve been on the site, and we were delighted that the Mayor of Gedling officially opened our relocated store and welcomed customers through the door.

“We’ve retained our existing store team and we are looking forward to serving the Nottingham community for many years to come.  We are celebrating with up to 50% off selected items in store.”

The Mayor of Gedling, Cllr Barbara Miller said: “The Oak Furniture Land relocated and refurbished store is a welcome investment and will provide more shopping choice for local residents. I was delighted to open the relocated showroom and I wish them every success for the future.”

The amazing cake sculpture was created by Nottingham based Cake Artist Dawn Butler from Dinkydoodle Designs.  Dawn is famous for her amazing novelty cake creations.  She travels the world making cakes for celebrities and royalty as well as teaching cake decorating classes.

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