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London’s first charity shop?
Between 1870 and the end of the 1930s, this was the site of the first known fundraising shop in London’s history. It was, however, rather different from the charity shops we know today.
The Blind Veterans Shop
After the First World War, the blinded veterans charity St Dunstan’s opened a shop on Regent Street to sell the craft items the men had been trained to make in their workshops.
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Hammersmith Bridge – 1960s Horror
Hammersmith Bridge appears in a handful of horror films, but truly stands out in Roman Polansky’s 1965 “Repulsion” and the unusual 1967 horror “It!” or “Curse of the Golem”.