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Charity Shops and the Future of High Streets

Last week our Chief Executive, Robin Osterley, gave evidence to the London Assembly’s Economy Committee. The committee were holding a hearing into the challenges facing London’s high streets, the future of high streets and the effectiveness of the Greater London …

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Twelve months of not buying new

My name is Becky and I run an Instagram account called @theniftythrifter_ where I share hints and tips on how to thrift on a budget whilst also highlighting the environmental and ethical importance of buying second-hand. Throughout 2019 I set …

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Charity shop numbers

We are a nation of caring people. People shop for good and do good, in more than 11,200 charity shops across the UK[1]. These consist mainly of ‘traditional’ charity shops but there are some specialist stores, such as those focused …

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