Posts Categorized: News

Dress To Impress from Debut Careers

More than 700 charity shops across the UK have signed to the   “ Dress To Impress “  initiative from  Debut Careers,  with advice and support from  The BBC’s Fashion Expert, Amber Butchart .     New charity shop initiative aims to support more job seekers into the workplace Leading charity shops across the UK have… Read more »

Re-styled by St Oswald’s

Success for St Oswald’s up-cycling initiative in-store and now an online –   Etsy shop featuring an eclectic mix of very individual up-cycled pieces,  ideal for the home and as a gift with a difference.  Plus up-cycling workshops ———————————————————————————————————       North East charity’s innovative up-cycling shop goes digital Re-styled by St Oswald’s – an… Read more »


A marvelous example of how supporting the nation’s charities via their charity shops, events or any kind of support enables great things to happen, like this investment in cancer research in Wales.  A collaboration funded by  Cancer Research Wales,  and supported by several Welsh universities and NHS organisations, for the benefit of cancer treatments in… Read more »

Beacon Centre for the Blind   “ Fab Lab “ new service now open

An innovative and practical new service from Beacon Centre for the Blind   “ Fab Lab “ a state of the art digital and design workshop specifically tailored to the visually-impaired.    ————————————————————————————————————————-   Sight Loss Charity Opens Fab Lab Beacon Centre for the Blind, a major sight loss charity based in the West Midlands,… Read more »

” Home Studio ” now open in Amersham by Thames Hospice

Style-up with some unique upcycled pieces,  or have your own items transformed by the creative team at Thames Hospice,  visit the new store in Amersham now open. TV PRESENTER OPENS THE DOORS TO HOSPICE’S SEVENTEENTH STORE The cold really didn’t stop the local community in Old Amersham coming out to show their support at the… Read more »

Emporium by Ty Hafan, Cardiff Royal Arcade

Ty Hafan open a new retro and vintage boutique in Cardiff,  as part of their on-going retail innovation strategy. Savvy shoppers searching for hidden gems and unique vintage items are in for a treat at this new boutique store in Cardiff’s Royal Arcade. A dazzling array of designer bargains, vintage treasures and high-street must-haves fill the… Read more »

Charity Fashion Live & Barnardos

Charity Fashion Live & Barnardos A very successful ” Charity Fashion Live ”  event has just concluded in London, hosted by Barnardo’s from their Brixton store.    Featuring an enthusiastic and talented team who re-created top catwalk looks from London Fashion Week in real time using only stock from the Brixton store. —————————————————————————— Charity Fashion… Read more »