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Keith Skipper opens new charity shop in North Walsham

PUBLISHED: 14:52 12 April 2018 | UPDATED: 15:42 12 April 2018

Keith Skipper with EACH staff and volunteers at the shop opening. Picture: EACH

Keith Skipper with EACH staff and volunteers at the shop opening. Picture: EACH

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The newest charity shop in North Walsham has been officially opened by author, broadcaster and entertainer Keith Skipper.

From left, EACH chief executive Graham Butland, shop manager Sandy Creasy, EACH shop acquisition manager Sarah Throssell and Keith Skipper at the opening of the new North Walsham store. Picture: EACHFrom left, EACH chief executive Graham Butland, shop manager Sandy Creasy, EACH shop acquisition manager Sarah Throssell and Keith Skipper at the opening of the new North Walsham store. Picture: EACH

Mr Skipper, from Cromer, cut the ribbon at the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) shop in The Terrace, Market Place today (April 12).

Mr Skipper said: “This spacious shop is bound to do well and it was encouraging to see so many customers hard at it within minutes of opening. I take my hat off to all the volunteers who work so hard for a golden cause.”

Sandy Creasy, shop manager, said: “We’re delighted to have officially opened our doors in North Walsham.

“We’ve had such great support since announcing our plans to move here and we’re confident the local community will be behind us. “It was fantastic to have Keith Skipper here to cut the ribbon – and I’d like to thank to him for giving up his valuable time to show us support.”

The shop is open Monday to Saturday.

Anyone interested in volunteering at the new shop should contact Ms Creasy on 01692 661070, email volunteerservices@each.org.uk or pop in to find out more.

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