Shop to reopen after fire which caused 'significant' damage

A Sue Ryder shop is set to reopen at 9.30am on July 31, on Regent Street in Great Yarmouth

A Sue Ryder shop is set to reopen at 9.30am on July 31, on Regent Street in Great Yarmouth, after six months of being closed. - Credit: Google Maps

A charity store which was forced to remain closed after a fire, is officially reopening. 

The Sue Ryder shop is set to reopen at 9.30am on Saturday July 31, in Great Yarmouth, after six months of being closed. 

This comes after a fire broke at the shop's entrance, on Regent Street, and caused “significant smoke damage” on Tuesday, April 27 - which delayed its reopening after lockdown.

Firefighters tackled a blaze at the Sue Ryder shop on Regent St in Great Yarmouth on Tuesday morning

Firefighters tackled a blaze at the Sue Ryder shop on Regent St in Great Yarmouth back in April, 2021. - Credit: Raymond Fairey

Shop manager, Sara Wild, said she was "excited" the store was reopening.  

“There is something for everyone and I am sure shoppers will be delighted by the exceptional quality, value and wide range of goods we will be selling."


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The store is also calling on the public to consider volunteering for the store. Volunteers can help with everything from sorting and preparing stock, to merchandising and sales.  

A spokesman added: “By supporting Sue Ryder in any way, locals can help to provide more care to more people through Sue Ryder’s bereavement, palliative and neurological services while meeting new people and creating a new social circle in the local community."

For more information on Sue Ryder stores, visit www.sueryder.org/support-us/shop-with-us. 

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