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Oxfam Bookshop, Petergate York

This is the blog for the Oxfam Book Shop on Low Petergate in York

National Hug Day!

It’s National Hug Day,  a day dedicated to hugging! It’s said that 10 minutes hugging can reduce stress, who knew?

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January in Literary Dates

January is a big month in the literary calendar with birthdays, deaths and publications!

Your Visual Travel Guide

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January Volunteer Drive

Are you looking for something to kick off 2019 in a positive way by doing something a little different?
Do you have a spare few hours a week to do something life-changing? Want to meet some brilliant, like-minded people, learn new skills and help families beat poverty around the world? 
If you thought “yes” to at least one of those, then we’re looking for people just like you!

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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us here at Oxfam Books Petergate!

With a new year comes new goals, new hobbies etc, so why not give volunteering a try?
We’re encouraging people to volunteer for a year (or more or less, whatever works for you)

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Day Twelve, 12 Days of Christmas

It’s day twelve of our 12 Days of Christmas and with just two days until the big day we thought we’d take it a little slower and share with Fair Trade coffee and chocolate gifts for after your Christmas dinner!

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Day Eleven, 12 Days of Christmas

We all have that one person in our lives who is impossible to buy for – the person who has everything! But, have no fear, we have the perfect thing to gift them!

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Day Ten, 12 Days of Christmas

This year more and more of us have been trying our best to be that little bit more eco-friendly, but with Christmas around the corner and with the estimation that just in Britain 108 million rolls of Christmas wrapping paper would be thrown out we thought that for day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas we would help you cut back on all that waste!

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Day Nine, 12 Days of Christmas

Today we’re talking all things stocking fillers and crackers, those little things that just make Christmas!

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Day Eight, 12 Days of Christmas

It’s day eight which means we’re more than halfway through our 12 Days of Christmas so what better time to talk about what we love the most – all our lovely donated books!

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