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Bromley charity shop celebrates 25 years

PUBLISHED: 07:00 18 July 2018 | UPDATED: 10:11 18 July 2018

Brix when it first opened in 1993. Picture: Hannah Jones

Brix when it first opened in 1993. Picture: Hannah Jones

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To mark 25 years of a Chatterton Road charity shop, owners will be holding a trip down memory lane with staff and volunteers past and present.

Brix was opened in 1993 by two local women, who were inspired to support Mission Care after receiving a fundraising leaflet for the rebuild of local Mission Care home, Homefield.

The leaflet asked local residents to “donate a barrowful of bricks” which led to the name of the shop.

Today, the shop goes by the name On a Mission, but it retains all of its quirky Brix charm.

Since opening, the shop has played a vital role in the community, organising and running special events to raise awareness of Mission Care.

The event will be held this Friday (July 20) at 12pm, and will include a 25pc discount off all items for one day only.

Refreshments will also be served and Geoff Deane, Mission Care’s chairman, will be welcoming guests.

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