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So today I popped into one of the larger charity shops in my area. Picked up some great bargains. They even sell new items at a reduced price.

Do you support your local charity shop. What great finds have you come across?

LenoirLenoir
21 days ago
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MartinBluck
MartinBluck21 days ago

I love browsing in my local charity shops, when I was younger I used to have a book called "The Dangerous Book for Boys", but I wasn't sure what had happened to it, it's RRP is about £20 and I bought it from Cancer Research last week for £1.50

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Glitterandgold
Glitterandgold21 days ago

I always pop into Charity Shops. Have picked up some brilliant bargains in the past. We have a local 99p charity shop & often can pick up some nice bits there. It's very hit & miss tho. Couple of months ago i even managed to pick up a brand new Laura Mercia bath set for 99p. It retails for around £30 upwards.

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dimelow06
dimelow0621 days ago

I went to mine one day and managed to pick up a hp monitor, Keyboard & Mouse for £15

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TiaTia
TiaTia21 days ago

Nothing wrong with shopping in Charity shops, I donate and I also buy.

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gerrykelly25
gerrykelly2521 days ago

I love charity shops. I regularly call in to drop off donations and come out with a bag full of purchases.

I once bought a pair of Armani jeans for my friend for 20p on the bargain rail as they were tiny!

Before Christmas, I got a beautifully shaped velvet sofa for £20. The arms and back have faded in the sun, so will be getting it recovered. It was even delivered for free!

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ellenmcmurchie
ellenmcmurchie21 days ago

I have always shopped in charity shops....i give money and get something for it....so we both win.

I also volunteered in a charity shop for 12 years....made me feel great about myself and made a small differance to the charity.

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delduca21
delduca2121 days ago

Love to look around the charity shop you can find so great things

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Dani1
Dani121 days ago

Hi, I only started looking in charity last year and really enjoy it. I've picked up a few board games that were sealed and other bargains. I've donated items and it's lovely to help a charity 😍

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ClaireF1978
ClaireF197820 days ago

I get so many books from an Oxfam bookshop. I've also been in to drop things off and my kids have spotted old battered toys that I've ended up buying and they've loved them for years.

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MeestairChrees
MeestairChrees20 days ago

Didn't buy anything but went into a couple yesterday to give a load of clothes. Was turned away from the first one as they had been given too much stuff!

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hspexy
hspexy20 days ago

I always visit charity shops, and most of the tine there are great bargains to be had. I love it when they reduce the items further - have bagged loads of items for a few quid, and will continue to do so 😊 p

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BonzoBanana
BonzoBanana20 days ago

Often buy books from charity shops and donate items. Probably for every 20-30 charity shops I browse in I buy about 1 item. They are such random shops with such a random selection of items and occasionally some price their products quite high. Sometimes you can see a room for staff full of more stock that hasn't been put out yet and that looks more interesting than what is on the shop floor. I've also seen donations refused too. It's an annoyance of mine when the stock is free but they price it too high so it doesn't shift and their store rooms are full of stock waiting to be displayed especially if they end up refusing donations. My favourite charity shops are where they pretty much put everything on display even if it makes the shop tatty with lower pricing. I find them far more interesting.

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LenoirLenoir
LenoirLenoir
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20 days ago

Yes I know what you are saying! at one point I thought charity shops were overpriced. but it seems it depends on your area. as all mine locally are good

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ShellyAnn
ShellyAnn20 days ago

Sadly, my local charity shops are rubbish. I go in them but don't come out with anything anymore. No decent clothes, china, books, etc. It is just over priced junk.

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin20 days ago

Hey have some great things in. One of my local charity shops had a brand new with tags river island dress shame it was a size 6 if was bigger or i wad that size i wouldve bought it.

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EmmaDare
EmmaDare14 days ago

I always donate to my local charity shops but find some of my local ones can be quite pricey for some second hand items. I do enjoy sometimes having a nosey to see if I can find any unique items or bargains though

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chelseaturpin
chelseaturpin14 days ago

Cant complain yiu get some great finds in the second hand shops.

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HannahSunderlan
HannahSunderlan13 days ago

I love charity shops for second hand books! if I’m honest I find other stuff in my local ones overpriced, especially clothes. when there are sites like everything5pounds around I dont really want to spend more on second hand stuff! but that’s probably just me being tight x

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Ann1984
Ann198413 days ago

I love a good browse round charity shops but as other said way over priced when few doors up you have a pep and Co but there is one that has some good bargains

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RebeccaShrubb
RebeccaShrubb13 days ago

I love chariry shops they are like treasure coves all different and unique a trip down memory lane or true bargains i love it

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