Gifts, please

UNWANTED Christmas presents or the results of a household clear-out could be put to good use, to raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

New or second-hand goods can be resold in one of the hospice’s 10 charity shops – including the one in Gainsborough Street, Sudbury, say hospice shop bosses.

Surplus furniture is also welcome, to be sold through the hospice’s retail centre and furniture outlets.Items can be collected by arrangement.

Retail operations manager Mark Lees said: “All proceeds will help St Nicholas Hospice Care to support patients and their families.”

To donate furniture or larger items, contact the retail centre in Bury St Edmunds on 01284 747622.

Other donations can be dropped off during opening hours at any St Nicholas Hospice Care shop.

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