Littlehampton charity shop closes due to coronavirus case

A charity shop in Littlehampton has closed due to coronavirus.

Monday, 12th October 2020, 4:59 pm
Updated Monday, 12th October 2020, 5:10 pm

The Guild Care superstore in Duke Street has been closed since Friday, October 9, due to a staff member testing positive for Covid-19.

Amanda Tucker, director of Fundraising, Marketing & Engagement for Guild Care, said: “I can confirm a member of the team at our Littlehampton charity shop has tested positive for Covid 19.

“As such we have asked all staff and volunteers who may have come into contact with the team member to seek a test and self-isolate in line with guidance.

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“This has resulted in some short term staff shortages which we are working hard to resolve, but the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and customers is our primary concern at the moment and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure we are limiting any associated risk.”

The store will be reopening on Tuesday, October 13, Guild Care confirmed.

Guild Care is a Worthing-based charity providing more than 30 community services to support older people and children and adults with learning disabilities.