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Celebrating 40 Years at Rugby’s Christian Bookshop

Celebrating 40 Years at Rugby’s Christian Bookshop

CONGRATULATIONS to the Christian Bookshop, Rugby, as they celebrate 40 years in business: long may it continue! And I’ll let them do the talking via this superb video tour and introduction to the shop: Discover More… Revive Rugby: Rugby’s own Christian Bookshop UKCBD Entry

CLC Stockport reopens at 9.15am today, Monday 29th Oct 2012

CLC Stockport reopens at 9.15am today, Monday 29th Oct 2012

CLC STOCKPORT — damaged and forced to close due to a fire in an adjacent building in May this year — reopens for business at 9.15am today, Monday 29th October 2012. The reopening was announced on facebook and twitter by John Watkins, the store manager, over the weekend. Although the notice specifies opening Monday to Friday … Continue reading

Durham Cathedral: New Shop Now Open

Durham Cathedral: New Shop Now Open

THE LONG AWAITED new shop at Durham Cathedral is now open in its new location in the West Undercroft. In a brief notice posted by the Cathedral on Friday 26th October, star attractions are billed as “a range of locally-sourced, bespoke gifts which reflect the Cathedral’s aims and values” alongside new products including “beautiful, hand-made … Continue reading

Bookshop News Roundup: The much-later-than-planned Friday Edition

Bookshop News Roundup: The much-later-than-planned Friday Edition

IT’S ANOTHER MIXED BAG of news in this much-later-than-planned roundup, which begins with some exciting events and developments in Birmingham, Huddersfield and Market Harborough, but unfortunately ends on two very sad notes: the forthcoming closure of Plymouth’s Christian Literature Centre (aka The Upper Room Bookshop) and the death of Ali Charlesworth, former manager of Scunthorpe’s … Continue reading

News Roundup: The Two Worlds Party Edition

THERE’S RARELY A DULL MOMENT in the world of Christian retailing and August is off to a good start already with celebrations in Chorley, a sponsored cycle ride from Doncaster to France, flowers in Shrewsbury and boosted sales in Staines. When I first started compiling these notes it was all good news, but sadly one … Continue reading

July’s Updates: 61 Reasons to be Cheerful

JULY was another busy month on the UKCBD updates front, with 61 entries updated including 5 new listings (marked *) for a handful of shops that had somehow slipped through the net. If your local Christian bookshop isn’t listed — or if its details are out of date — please give me a shout… CLC … Continue reading