Local shop owners are worried about their future when Westfield Stratford City opens

Feb 25

A new super-mall is opening in Stratford this September, set to be the biggest inner-city shopping centre in Europe. It’s going to create thousands more jobs and increase the footfall to the area, but many local independent businesses are worried about their future when the retail giants move...

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Charity Shop Chic

Jun 02

Charity Shop Chic

Opening in 1947, Oxfam was the first organisation to open a charity shop as we know them. After being swamped with donations for it’s appeal to help Greece after the second world war, it was decided to set up a shop in Oxford to sell some of the donations and use the profits to fund further aid. Unfortunately though, there is a stigma attached to charity...

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