LETTER: Charity shop

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I was sad to read Barry Mishon’s letter criticising the S.O.L.D. charity shop in Shoreham High Street (Shoreham Herald, Thursday, June 18).

Both the shop window displays, and goods for sale inside, are always arranged in an interesting and quirky way.

The charity aims to sell or up-cycle all donated goods rather than let things go to landfill, while at the same time providing valuable work experience to local young people with learning difficulties.

Shops like this provide a welcome breath of fresh air to our sometimes bland and boring high streets and it’s a shame he didn’t pop in to have a chat with the owners with his American visitors to see, first hand, the great work they do.

Wendy Churchill

Sullington Way

Shoreham

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