Textiles collected from the kerbside of residents in Wyre will now be donated to charity, thanks to a new arrangement between the council and the Salvation Army Trading Company. As part of its regular fortnightly recycling collection, over 50,000 households will be able to drop their unwanted clothes, shoes and other textiles at the kerbside with their usual recycling, in the knowledge that their donations will now go towards helping The Salvation Army.
Crowds of Thirsk shoppers flocked to the new Salvation Army Trading Company charity shop at 45 Market Place on Thursday 17th September as it opened its doors to the public for the first time.
Moreton celebrated the opening of a new Salvation Army Trading Company charity shop on Thursday 27th August, as it welcomed its first customers to the brand new store at Unit 4, 240-246 Hoylake Road.
Fashionable shoppers welcomed the first Salvation Army boutique charity shop in Scotland with open arms on Thursday 3rd September, as it officially opened the doors to its newly transformed store at 37 Bruntsfield Place, Edinburgh.
A fantastic collection of costumes and theatre accessories are bound for our charity shops in Scotland this month. The generous team at the Manchester School of Theatre at Manchester Metropolitan University had a clear out of its costume department’s cupboards, donating hundreds of items to our Salvation Army charity shops.
Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd is returning to RWM in partnership with CIWM this year (stand 4F50-G51), with the exciting launch of a new partnership with Keep Britain Tidy. Working in tandem with its fun and informative scheme for schools – Recycle With Michael – the partnership with Keep Britain Tidy aims to encourage stronger awareness for textile reuse and recycling among younger generations, as well as help increase donations to raise further funds for The Salvation Army.
Shetland Islanders have recycled a phenomenal 30 tonnes of clothes, shoes and textiles over the last 11 months following the addition of 21 new Salvation Army clothing banks across the islands last August. Undertaken as a partnership between Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL) and the Shetland Islands Council, the new clothing banks have been added to the nine pre-exiting SATCoL clothing banks situated on private sites across the islands, and are proving very popular.
It seems that despite the digital age of the 21st century, Brits are still very much in love with the good old fashioned paperback. The Salvation Army’s network of charity shops has revealed sales of its second-hand books rose by more than 60 per cent year-on-year this summer.
The new Salvation Army charity shop welcomed its first customers to Morecambe’s Arndale shopping centre on Thursday 23rd July. The opening ceremony was a hit with eager Arndale shoppers, as they watched The Salvation Army’s Captain Mark Spencer, accompanied by his wife, Captain Jane Spencer, give his blessing and cut the ribbon, officially opening the new shop.
Dozens of eager bargain hunters gathered at the new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd charity shop in Mexborough to celebrate its first day of trading as the shop at 43-54 High Street opened its doors to the public.
A primary school in Gravesend, Kent has smashed its environmental target this month by recycling an astounding 2,000kg of unwanted items thanks to a partnership with Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd (SATCoL).
Parents, carers and visitors to The Orchard Trust’s care home in Coleford and its Learning Centre & Smallholding in Lydbrook in the Forest of Dean, will be able to turn clothes into chicken coops, socks into swings, and hats into herbs from this week following the installation of two new Salvation Army Trading Company Ltd clothes recycling banks.