"I like to keep busy and be active - and lifting bags of donations around and sorting them out is good exercise!
"Business has slowed for the whole high street since the bypass road was built as not so many people drive past now but we still have a steady stream of customers."
"I've lived in the area all my life and the community has changed - there isn't the sense of togetherness there used to be. That's why initiatives like this shop and other things the church runs, such as coffee mornings and our new knitting group, are more important than ever as they bring people together.
"People on their own can pop in for a chat and have somewhere to go. I am very glad I am still able to help out."
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