Dunmow high street charity shop gets a makeover

A DUNMOW high street charity shop has received a well earned makeover.

The St Clare Hospice shop, which has been trading for almost 10 years, was closed for a week while builders repainted it and added some new shelves to provide more space to display more goods.

The new-look store was reopened on Monday.

Retail sales manager, Louise Hamilton, said: “We invited customers and donors along, new and old, to join our shop team for tea and cakes as a small gesture of our appreciation of their continued support.

“Thanks to all the support of the local community, Dunmow’s store is our most profitable.”

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St Clare Hospice provides hospice care for the whole of West Essex and the East Hertfordshire borders for people who have life limiting illnesses. It costs �2.3 million a year to provide this specialist palliative service, yet only 26 per cent of that is government funded. For more information visit stclare-hospice.co.uk

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