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Charity shop volunteer bids farewell to her customers

PUBLISHED: 18:42 27 March 2018

Maureen Bawley, who is leaving her role at the Break charity shop in Diss. Picture: Sabrina Johnson

Maureen Bawley, who is leaving her role at the Break charity shop in Diss. Picture: Sabrina Johnson

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A charity shop volunteer, who is leaving her role to volunteer with the church has thanked her customers, many of whom who have become her close friends.

Maureen Bawley, 80, has been a volunteer at the Break Charity Shop, in Mere Street Diss since 2015.

But as of Tuesday, March 27 she will be leaving the role to instead help out at her church’s weekly coffee mornings.

The 80-year-old said: “I’ve made lots of friends and it has made me very happy. I’d like to say a big thank-you to the management and the volunteers.

“I want to make sure that customers know how happy they have me over the three years.”

Ms Bawley added that she wished all her customers to know that she would miss them but that she can now be found volunteering at her church’s Wednesday coffee mornings in Denmark Street, from 10am - 12pm.

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