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Covid-19 virus and High Wycombe Shopmobility

25rd March Update: WE ARE NOW CLOSED UNTIL THE CURRENT COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED

If you need to urgently use one of our wheelchairs for long term hire while we are closed please contact us via Facebook messenger or by using the ‘contact us’ form on our website www.shopmobilityhighwycombe.co.uk/contact-us and we will try and help if we can.

If you are worried about worsening symptoms please contact NHS 111.

Details of government advice and support, particularly for those who are being contacted by the NHS because of their particular vulnerabilities and those being told to self-isolate can be found on the GOV.UK website: www.gov.uk/coronavirus

We look forward to seeing you in the not too distant future – take care.

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2020 Pancake Race!

Thank you to all 12 teams that took part in our annual Pancake Race in the Eden Shopping Centre on Shrove Tuesday 25th February. We were delighted to raise £190 from entrance fees and would like to say a very grateful thank you for the kind donations made by Intel and the High Wycombe Beekeepers. This brings the total raised to well over £300. After a bit of controversy, we are pleased to award the David Griffin trophy to the 2020 winners – Eden Security!

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Christmas Raffle 2019

We would like to say a really big thank you to everyone who bought raffle tickets in our Christmas Draw – you helped us raise a fabutastic £1089 which will be put to good use in the next year to help us keep our well loved and well supported service going. Thank you and Merry Christmas!

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Late night opening Thursday 21st November – Christmas Lights Switch-On

We will be open late until 7.15pm if you would like to borrow a wheelchair or scooter to watch the Christmas light switch on at 6.45pm or for a bit of late night shopping. Come and visit our “ChocFest” chocolate tombola stall that evening – we’ve got so much chocolate for you to try and win – 3 tickets for £1.

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Charity Prize Bingo Night – 13th September, Piddington

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Join us for a fun prize bingo night at Piddington Village Hall on Friday 13th September 7pm for eyes down at 7.30.

£1 entry and £1 per card (£8 for all games) + raffle and extra games.

Tea and coffee will be provided.

All funds raised will go to High Wycombe Shopmobility.

 

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Town and Eden Centre Collections

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We were really grateful for the support we received for our Town Centre and Eden Centre Collections at the end of July. A large number of our customers and volunteers gave up some of their time to raise funds for our charity. Our town centre collection raised £142 and our Eden Centre collection raised £384 – every penny will help run our service – thank you!

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Tesco Collection

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Thank you to all that helped and contributed to our collection held at Tescos in June. Generous shoppers donated a grand total of £446 in our collection buckets which will all go towards providing our free service to those that need it.

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Happy 25th Birthday Shopmobility!

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Shopmobility hosted a fabulous party on 15th June to celebrate our 25th birthday with many of the people that have helped create the successful service we are today.

Chairman, Alan Switalski, gave the celebration speech, outlining the difference that Shopmobility has made in Wycombe over its 25 years: helping over 6500 people with customers spending over £10 million pounds in the town.

Read more in this week’s Bucks Free Press: https://www.bucksfreepress.co.uk/news/17721991.high-wycombe-charitys-25-years-of-helping-the-community/

 

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