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Charity Book shop – ” CHAPTER TWO ” – Chesham

Ruth
July 16, 2020
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A beautiful new charity Book shop is now open in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, brought to you by The Hospice of St Francis.               ” Chapter Two ” is the first dedicated Book shop from St Francis, it is in the heart of the town on the busy and popular pedestrian... Read more »

” What’s In Store ” the future for Charity Shops

Ruth
July 7, 2020
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The current situation is way out of the comfort zone of many, and that includes charity shops. Today we have a guest BLOG from Trevor Johnson, Director of Income Generation at Havens Hospices, with his thoughts on the subject. Here at Patton’s, we share his enthusiasm for charity retail, and the need to focus on... Read more »

Pass it on Week – Scotland

Ruth
March 3, 2020
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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

Ruth
February 15, 2020
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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

Ruth
February 10, 2020
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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

Ruth
January 8, 2020
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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

Ruth
December 11, 2019
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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 »

Home make-over by British Heart Foundation

Ruth
October 8, 2019
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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 »

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

Ruth
October 24, 2019
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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 »

Wixams Retirement Village – Extracare Charitable Trust

Ruth
October 1, 2019
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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 »