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Shirley Acorns hospice shop back in business after recent revamp

The Acorns Children's Hospice shop in Shirley is set to welcome shoppers after a two-week refurbishment.

Wendy Gregory, shop volunteer, Dennis Hill, manager, Jackie Beddoe, deputy manager, Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Mrs Kate Wild, Gordon Trindle, town crier.
Wendy Gregory, shop volunteer, Dennis Hill, manager, Jackie Beddoe, deputy manager, Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Mrs Kate Wild, Gordon Trindle, town crier.

The Acorns Children’s Hospice shop in Shirley is set to welcome shoppers after a two-week refurbishment.

Mayor of Solihull Coun Kate Wild officially reopened the shop which now boasts new frontage, updated colour scheme and improved interior design.

She was joined by staff, volunteers and supporters of the charity.

Deputy manager Jackie Beddoe said: “We’ve been extremely well supported by local people and hope they will like the new-look shop, especially as the Christmas shopping period gets under way.”

Acorns offers a network of care and support to children with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions and their families.

More information is available at www.acorns.org.uk.

 

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