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Local News Story Of The Day: The Stained Oxfam Blouse, In Worcester

LOCAL News Story of The Day: The Worcester News spotlights Debbie Browne who is upset at goings on at the branch of Oxfam in Mealcheapen Street.

The headline tells readers:

I’m so angry that charity shop didn’t let me buy blouse

Reporter James Savage writes:

She had seen the same item in Marks and Spencer a few weeks ago for £20 so was happy to part with just £4 and put some cash into the charity’s coffers. However, the shop manager refused to let Mrs Browne buy the blouse on the grounds it had a stain on it.

The 48-year-old said she didn’t have a problem with the stain and would run the risk of trying to remove it herself. She was still unable to complete the purchase and had to leave the shop empty-handed.

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Posted: 29th, October 2011 | In: Reviews | Comment