Generous Dunstable neighbours responded in a heartbeat to a charity’s appeal for help in stocking a big new store in the town centre.
The new British Heart Foundation Furniture and Electrical store, in West Street, will hold an official opening at 10am on Tuesday, August 27.
And the team would like to thank kind-hearted townspeople for their support.
Now they are appealing for more donated items to boost their stock.
The store will sell a wide range of new, pre-owned and vintage goods at affordable prices.
People in the area have been donating all sorts of goods, from suites and wardrobes to dining sets, beds and electrical items, including TVs, washing machines, fridges and dishwashers.
Craig Fraser, area manager, said: “We’ve had a brilliant response from the Dunstable community, receiving a range of quirky and unique items, including coffee tables, hi-fis and three-piece suites, but we still need more.
“We’re appealing for everyone to have a root around their home and donate any unwanted items – don’t forget, we offer a free collection service for larger household items. Having a clear-out has never been so easy!”
To contact the team directly about the free collection service, call 01234 215218, or book online at bhf.org.uk/free.
Money raised from the store will go towards the charity’s pioneering research.