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LOCAL ARTIST, AM AFIFI, TO FEATURE IN HOSPISCARE POP-UP ART GALLERY LOCAL ARTIST, AM AFIFI, TO FEATURE IN HOSPISCARE POP-UP ART GALLERY

The Hospiscare Warehouse Shop in Exeter will open a unique exhibition featuring local artist, AM Afifi on 21 to 28 September. The Sculptures of Am Afifi will feature a selection of sculptures by Afifi, including the striking work Pamera, Portrait of Pamela Silkstone, The VS Lenswoman. The exhibition includes a...

Top Tips for Shopping in Charity Shops Top Tips for Shopping in Charity Shops

There are lots of reasons to shop second hand. It’s environmentally friendly giving longer life to items that may have gone to landfill. It’s possible to find quirky interesting items that would be tricky (and expensive) to find in high street stores. Second hand items, especially furniture, can often be...

Hospiscare shop in Ottery St Mary officially re-opened by long serving volunteer after re-furbishment Hospiscare shop in Ottery St Mary officially re-opened by long serving volunteer after re-furbishment

The Hospiscare Shop in Ottery St Mary was officially reopened on Thursday 25th May by shop volunteer, Margaret Ford.

 “It’s a real honour to reopen the shop,” says Margaret. “It looks so different."

Margaret has been volunteering at the shop since it opened 28 years ago. “Being a volunteer in the shop is great”, says...

22 years and counting: Volunteer Lilian shares her story 22 years and counting: Volunteer Lilian shares her story


  Lilian, 80 years old from Axminster, volunteers as treasurer of her local support group, helps fundraise in the local community, and has volunteered in the Axminster Hospiscare shop for over 22 years.

Shop manager, Anna says “Lilian is very modest. She does so much to help in the shop but...