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Blue Cross Charity Shop, Gaolgate Street, Stafford

View of a charity shop run by the Blue Cross, a charitable organization focused on animal welfare and the re-homing of unwanted pets. On display in the window can be seen some of the secondhand clothes ...

Bomb damage, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Chesterton Salvation Army pictured amongst ruined buildings after a bombing raid on Chesterton during World War Two.

Charities board, Calton Church

Charities board inside St. Mary's Church, Calton. The church was rebuilt in 1762, replacing an older chapel. A further rebuilding took place in 1839, and it was thoroughly restored in 1875. it consists ...

Charity Shop, Heathcote Street, Kidsgrove

The charity shop 'Funds for Cancer Research', on Heathcote Street, Kidsgrove in 1970. Included in the photograph are Mrs Burston, Harry Heath, Mr Cooke-Abbott, Mrs Nora Salt, and Mrs Cooke-Abbott.

Chasetown Committee for World War I widows and families, Cannock Chase Cricket Club

Children-in-Need Presentation, Stone,

On 27 November 1987 Stone Division Guides held a mammoth fund raising event at G.E.C. Stone in aid of the B.B.C. Children-in-Need Appeal. Each unit held their own fund raising event, including an ...

Christmas Miners Charity to St. Editha's Hospital, Tamworth

Traditionally the Miners at Kingsbury Colliery gave food for the Christmas Dinner at St. Editha's Hospital. Here their gift for one year can be seen.

Dutch Market at the Castle Grounds, Tamworth

Female Provident Society - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This 'benefit club' claimed to offer women a fighting chance of avoiding hopeless poverty - many years before any worker paid a National Insurance contribution. If a woman fell ill, she could expect ...

Female Provident Society - Document from the Enoch Wood scrapbook

This 'benefit club' claimed to offer women a fighting chance of avoiding hopeless poverty - many years before any worker paid a National Insurance contribution. This notice details the monthly payments ...

Food collection at Weston Coyney, Stoke-on-Trent

The miner's strike of 1984 - 1985 saw many families suffer great hardship as striking workers lost all their pay and benefits. Food collection and distribution points like this one at Weston Coyney were ...

General Booth and Mayor William Marson, Stafford,

William Booth (1829 - 1912), known as 'General Booth', founded the Christian Mission in 1865. The movement aimed to help the poor and needy of London's East End, and as it developed was renamed the ...

Hospital Saturday market stall outside the Guildhall, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A stall raising funds for Hospital Saturday, situated at the back of the Guildhall. At the time many hospitals, including the North Staffordshire Infirmary and Eye Hospital at Hartshill were supported ...

Hospital Saturday Procession, Church Street, Audley

This scene shows a Procession down Church Street in Audley on Hospital Saturday in about 1912. At the time many hospitals, including the North Staffordshire Infirmary and Eye Hospital at Hartshill were ...

Hospital Saturday, Church street, Audley

Hospital Saturday in Audley with a procession going down Church Street. At the time many hospitals, including the North Staffordshire Infirmary and Eye Hospital at Hartshill were supported by voluntary ...

Hospital Saturday, Stone,

Collecting for Hospital Saturday on Granville Terrace.

Making food parcels for miners' families, Florence Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent 1984

The miner's strike of 1984/1985 saw many miner's families experience hardship as no money was coming in either through wages or benefits. Womens action groups set up food centres which packaged donated ...

Making food parcels, Florence Colliery in Longton 1984.

During the miner'ss trike of 1984 - 1985 striking workers received no pay or benefits and many families fell on hard times. People donated food to local collection points like this one at Florence colliery ...

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