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Unity Christian Bookshop, Petersfield, saved for another year

CONGRATULATIONS to everyone at Unity Christian Bookshop, Petersfield, on the success of last year’s appeal for funds to prevent the shop’s closure. The successful outcome, securing the shop’s future for another year, was reported last month via the PACT (Petersfield Area Churches Together) website: January 2012: Christians Save Bookshop! A big thank you from the manager, trustees and volunteers … Continue reading

Light Shines on in the Darkness as more Redundancies and Shop Closures hit Wesley Owen

Update, 26/1/2011: Official announcements about the closures have now been posted by Wesley Owen: Bath | Bristol (pdfs, identical apart from the store locations and dates of closure) The Bath Chronicle published a report on Weds 25/1/2012: Christian bookshop closes its doors NEWS EMERGED YESTERDAY of further redundancies at Wesley Owen as the Bath and Bristol stores closed … Continue reading

News Roundup: Celebrating 10 Years Online | Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen | More Shops Seeking New Owners | More Than Another Day of Prayer | New Blog for Caritas Music

Celebrating 10 Years Online Commentaries Sale at Wesley Owen More Shops Seeking New Owners More Than Another Day of Prayer New Blog for Caritas Music GOT NEWS? If you have news you’d like to share about your shop or staff, please leave a comment or contact me direct to be included in the next News Roundup… … Continue reading

Call to keep the light shining in Cupar, Fife

THE LIGHTHOUSE in Cupar, Fife, has become the latest Christian bookshop/café to feel the squeeze of the recession and has issued a call to the local community to use it or lose it. Launched in 1987, the shop celebrates its 23rd anniversary this month and is holding a special Christmas lunch today for those who … Continue reading