Charity shop opens with fayre in Worthing

The opening of the Mencap charity shop in South Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.
The opening of the Mencap charity shop in South Road, Worthing. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.
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A crowd turned out to welcome the arrival of a charity shop in Worthing yesterday (May 21).

The grand opening of the Mencap shop and accompanying spring fayre at Buddy’s Café in South Road were attended by a large group of volunteers and supporters.

Town crier Bob Smytherman cuts the cake with Mencap volunteers. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Town crier Bob Smytherman cuts the cake with Mencap volunteers. Photo by Eddie Mitchell.

Worthing Town Crier Bob Smytherman cut the store ribbon to applause before slicing into a special cake made for the occasion.

The fayre at Buddy’s Café featured stalls selling plants, books, handmade crafts items, a tombola, and music. Visitors were encouraged to visit the shop next door.

Mencap aims to support those with learning disabilities as well as their families and carers.

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