A new volunteer-led shop at Blackpool Victoria Hospital is proving a great success.
The shop, which is based in the hospital’s new outpatients department, is run by volunteers to help raise money for the Trust’s Blue Skies Hospitals fund.
It has only been open for two weeks but it already proving to be a roaring success with visitors and staff alike.
Paul Davies, who oversees the shop, said: “The shop sells everything from newspapers to sandwiches and drinks and has been extremely popular, especially the healthy options we stock.
“It is being really well used by visitors and staff and all the profit raised helps the Trust’s fundraising efforts.
“We have been really fortunate to get great support from our volunteers who have been amazing and local businesses who have sponsored some of the equipment in the shop.
“We are delighted with the way things have gone so far.’’
The shop’s opening times are Monday to Friday from 8.45am to 4.45pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am to noon.