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Cash stolen from charity replaced by mystery donor

A mystery donor has stepped forward to repay sponsorship money stolen from behind the counter at a charity shop. The thief struck at the Demelza bookshop In Mortimer Street at about 1pm on Thursday, June 19, after distracting volunteers. The £37 in change had been raised by shop manager Sue Smy, who was sponsored to shave her head in aid …

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Charity shop thief steals sponsor cash

A volunteer who shaved her head for a children’s hospice has been left shocked after a thief swiped her sponsorship money. The cash was snatched from behind the counter at the Demelza charity book shop in Mortimer Street between 12.55pm and 1.05pm last Thursday. Staff were left stunned when they realised the £37 had been taken 10 minutes after a …

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Charity fears for future of town centre shop

A charity fears it will be turfed out of its town centre bookshop to make way for a new pizza restaurant. Plans submitted to Canterbury City Council by Equitable Inns will stretch across two properties on the corner of William Street and into Mortimer Street. The ground floor will be converted from retail space and will include a pizza oven, …

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