Sue Ryder have opened their new store in Keighley, with the ribbon being cut by local MP Robbie Moore. The store is located at the Alston Retail Park and is the charity’s third store in the town.
The store sells second-hand clothes, accessories, homeware, electricals, music and books with all proceeds going to the work of the charity. Sue Ryder provides care and support for people living with terminal illnesses and neurological conditions, as well as individuals who are bereaving the loss of a loved one.
The charity has a large hospice at Oxenhope in Keighley. The Manorlands Hospice serves people across Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven and Bradford. The charity has called for volunteers to come forward to work across its Keighley stores.
“Sue Ryder are a popular charity in the area thanks to the amazing work its volunteers do for people when they’re in real need.
“Hundreds of people in Keighley raise money for the charity by taking part in a 5k and 10k running race. Thousands also shop in their Keighley stores to enable to charity to carry out their important work.
“I hope their third store will be incredibly successful and would encourage anybody interested to get in touch about volunteering.”
Manager, Lianne Smith, said:
“Opening a new store in Keighley – ‘home’ to Sue Ryder Manorlands hospice – is a really exciting retail development for us.
“There is something for everyone in the new premises and I am sure shoppers will be delighted by the exceptional quality and value and the wide range of goods we are selling.
“The funds raised from the shop will help ensure Sue Ryder can be there when it matters for those in need of palliative, neurological or bereavement support.”