A NEW charity shop will help fund a cancer care group's nursing service.

The Marie Curie shop has been opened in Horsemarket, Barnard Castle, County Durham.

Alec Barclay, head of shops at Marie Curie Cancer Care, said: “I am extremely thankful to all our hard working staff and volunteers who have rallied round to get the new shop up and running.

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“Every purchase will help Marie Curie nurses care for more people with terminal illnesses who wish to spend their final days at home.”

Staff and volunteers at the shop will take in donations of any unwanted clothing, books and bric-a-brac.

Anyone interested in volunteering at the shop should contact area manager Kath Trotter on 01833-631150.