Charity Shops

We Need More Disabled Models in Ad Campaigns

Jack Eyers | Posted 03.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jack Eyers

We filmed it at Scope's West Hampstead shop and had a great laugh making it. The other stars of the ad - the shop manager Cathy, volunteer Maureen and all the other people in the ad who react to my strip were great.

20 Shops Closed Every Day In 2012, Replaced By Pound Shops, Payday Lenders And Charities

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

Fears about the changing nature of the British high street look set to be realised, after new research reveals that 20 shops were closed a day on Brit...

Health And Safety Gone Mad

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK

Bans on yo-yos in playgrounds, knives in kitchens and kettles in offices have all been wrongly blamed on workplace safety laws this year, a new report...

Snowman Creator Says Book Is About Death, Not Joy And Christmas

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2012 | UK

The simple pleasure of the holiday season are lovingly portrayed in Raymond Briggs' The Snowman - and its creator doesn't go in for rampant Christmas ...

Vexed by Vintage

Viki Imrie | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK Style
Viki Imrie

Once upon a time, long before I moved to London, I used to enter Oxfam with a heady sense of adventure about the the delights I was sure to discover. And discover I did, knocking aside the elderly in my greedy quest to rifle through the rails, gathering great swathes of questionable but utterly brilliant items into my arms.

Philip Treacy Bag Bought For £20 From Oxfam Charity Shop Is Worth £350,000

Barcroft Media | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.07.2012 | UK

A pensioner who bought bought a bag in a charity shop for £20 has discovered his purchase could now be worth £350,000. John Richards bought the ...

Recession-Hit Bargain Hunters are Flocking to Charity Shops

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Style
Sandy Dhaliwal

Thrifty shoppers across the UK are turning more to charity shops since the economic downturn. In my local area of Clapham, I found that charity shops including Trinity Hospice, Cancer Research UK and Ace of Clubs have seen a rise in sales since the recession.

Ethical Fashion - The Stylin' Three Rs

Christine de Leon | Posted 24.12.2011 | UK Style
Christine de Leon

Every eco-fashionista knows that one doesn't have to sacrifice style for green cred. Gone are the days of ill-fitting garments made of itchy hemp and amorphous silhouettes.