Tagged with Living Oasis

To whom it may concern: Nationwide Christian Trust

FOR THE AVOIDANCE OF DOUBT, please note that all posts on this site which refer to the Nationwide Christian Trust refer specifically to that Nationwide Christian Trust (Company No. 04479539, Reg Charity No. 1096840) which traded as Living Oasis and ceased to exist following the company’s insolvency in 2011. They have no bearing upon or relevance … Continue reading

Nationwide Christian Trust Enters Insolvency

NATIONWIDE CHRISTIAN TRUST, owners of Living Oasis, the collapsed chain of Christian bookshops that took over nineteen of the former Wesley Owen shops, has now entered insolvency. Formal notice to suppliers, signed by Ray George, was issued on August 1st 2011, inviting them to submit claims and attend a first meeting of creditors to be … Continue reading

Remaining Living Oasis Stores hope to go it alone as Ray George pulls out of Christian retailing

Update, July 29, 2011: Lisa Campbell reports in today’s Bookseller: Living Oasis owner puts chain up for sale INTRIGUING POSSIBILITIES for the remaining Living Oasis stores are opening up as Ray George has advised workers at the Leeds store of his intention “to withdraw from Christian retail”. Writing to prospective supporters via Network Leeds, Karen Spence, … Continue reading

Living Oasis: And so the dream ends…

NEWS EMERGED this weekend of another closure as Living Oasis Manchester reportedly closed its doors for the last time on Saturday, and Leeds has issued a last-ditch shout out for help on facebook, announcing that they are “exploring other options” as Nationwide Christian Trust prepares to withdraw support: The company’s difficulties have been well charted … Continue reading

Living Oasis Update: Farewell to Nottingham and Worthing

SAD NEWS via facebook as another two branches of Living Oasis prepare to close their doors on July 2nd. Nottingham’s facebook update says it all: Sad news, after 5.30 Saturday 2/7/11 we will be closed down. Living Oasis Worthing also finishing then. Heartfelt thanks to our customers for giving us so much support loyalty and encouragement. Please … Continue reading

News Roundup: 10 Years of The Good Bookstall | Bob Hartman Story in New World Record Storytelling Attempt | Facebook Update | Living Oasis Edinburgh Closing | and more…

UPDATE 7.45pm, 20/05/2011: Living Oasis Edinburgh to Cease Trading 4th June 2011 In an announcement posted on facebook this evening, Living Oasis Edinburgh have indicated that they will cease trading on 4th June 2011. Official Press Release Bookseller Report, 23/05/2011: Living Oasis Edinburgh to close MY APOLOGIES for the lack of news postings here over the last … Continue reading