Posts Categorized: News

Pass it on Week

Pass it on Week Scotland’s annual celebration of swapping, sharing, donating and repairing takes place from 7-15 March 2020 and this year’s Pass it on Week theme is  “The Great Toy Rescue”.   ———————————————————   CBeebies star calls on Scots to help the planet and let their old toys play another day Get on board with The… Read more »

St Leonard’s Hospice new store in York

St Leonard’s new charity store in York An impressive, traditional Georgian terrace in the heart of York city,  with the additional benefit of extra retail space over three floors.  The new St Leonard’s Hospice shop on Colliergate adds colour and style to this popular shopping and tourist area, with an authentic charm that fits well… Read more »

“ Boutique by Shelter “ comes to Wimbledon Village

This is another stylish boutique from the team at Wayne Hemingway. It has a clean, fresh look, and is bright, spacious and modern.   With an enticing selection of goodies on offer including a vintage section it has to be a  “ must visit “  on anyone’s list. 85 High Street, Wimbledon Village, SW19 5EG  … Read more »

EACH – new Boutique in Woodbridge

A new Boutique store for EACH in the lovely Suffolk Market Town of Woodbridge. This is a well-presented space with stock to match and is sure to be a good in-store experience that will delight customers and keep them coming back. 12 Hamblin Rd,  Woodbridge, IP12 1DE,  01394 337271 Open 7 days – Mon to Sat… Read more »

Thames Hospice Home Store – Maidenhead

This truly inspirational store is now open in its new location in Maidenhead, with the look and feel of a high-end furniture and home showroom. Thames Hospice has created a compelling store experience with lots of exclusive one-off creations that will resonate with consumers.  As well as being able to buy any of these unique items you can also… Read more »

St Helena Hospice’s new Vintage shop is now open in Colchester

A shop re-location has resulted in a very inspiring retro and vintage show-stopper, with real  “ curb appeal “   ——————————————————- St Helena Hospice’s new Vintage shop is now open on Sir Isaac’s Walk! Five long-serving volunteers (each with over 30 years of service under their belt) cut the ribbon to declare the new vintage… Read more »

Home make-over by British Heart Foundation

Here we have an excellent example of how anyone could makeover a room or home using only charity shop purchases. BHF has created a modern, natural look, have opened up the spaces and brought some flow and harmony to the house.   ————————————————- I CAN’T BELIEVE IT’S SECOND-HAND! HOME MAKEOVER WITH ITEMS BOUGHT ONLY FROM BHF… Read more »

Wixams Retirement Village – Extracare Charitable Trust

Wixams ” Retirement Village ”  near Bedford is the 15th such village opened by the Extracare Charitable Trust.  Another unique design, bright and spacious, with lots of facilities and it definitely has the  “ feel-good factor “      ——————————————————————-   Wixams Retirement Village officially opened Newly-wed 80-year-old David Hope says he’s found his “dream home”… Read more »

Emmaus, Fishergate, Preston – Make-Over

Re-styled to a modern high standard and re-stocked, including retro & vintage, lots for house and home, and clothing for all the family, the Emmaus Fishgate, Preston store has to be worth a visit.   ————————————————————————————————   Preston Fishergate store transformed for Recycle Week 2019 Formerly homeless people, supported by local charity Emmaus Preston, have… Read more »

Tie Dye with DYLON Dyes

We are very pleased to have a guest BLOG from the world-renowned Dye’s people Dylon, giving us a modern take on tie-dye.  Dylon brings their vast experience with dying including practical tips and advice, and we hope to have more from them in the future. ——————————————————- Here’s how to get this season’s sustainable must-have look… Read more »