Fifty years old – the first charity shop in town

The first charity shop in Matlock is celebrating its 50th anniversary, as Izzy Bunting reports

THIS YEAR, Oxfam celebrates its 50th anniversary of fundraising in Matlock. The shop, set up by the local Oxfam group in 1968, became the first charity shop to open in the town.
Its opening launched a new project that would last for decades, and raise thousands of pounds for Oxfam’s work every year…

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