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Briony's Gift Opens Charity Shop

Wednesday November 20 2013




THE parents of a little girl who died of cancer have opened a charity shop in her memory to help other children suffering from the disease.

Meayla and Darron Woodward, of Victoria Street, Stairfoot, have opened Briony's Gift charity shop on Doncaster Road, Ardsley, as a continuation of the charity which they set up in her name.

Briony died in 2007, aged three, after a two-year battle with neuroblastoma.

Meayla, 33, said: "Briony would have been ten this year and we like to think she would have been proud. It's the only way we can make her life mean something."

The charity raises money to help provide other children undergoing treatment with gifts or wishes.

The couple had taken their daughter Vienna, four, to a dancing class opposite the empty store and had signed the deal four hours later.

The shop is open daily from 8am.

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Reply Posted by she she on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 11:14
got some good people with good hearts in barnsley good luck with all you are doing

Reply Posted by Sam on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 11:45
Awwww bless you both she be looking down on you I no some many people that are suffering or av suffered with the illness my heart goes out to them all well done and be proud :)

Reply Posted by Slab on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 11:54
This is so nice , I will be calling to buy something

Reply Posted by Darron on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 13:27
Not my best picture lol it was freezing. Donations always welcome. Call in for a browse n chat :-D

Reply Posted by lesley on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 15:45
Popped in yesterday,owner very helpful and polite :) good luck xxx

Reply Posted by Gill on Wednesday November 20 2013 at 19:18
Hi its Gill from Bluebellwood in Wombwell :) Wishing u the very best in your new venture and if u ever need any help or advice you know where we are :)

Reply Posted by Kirsten bailey on Thursday November 21 2013 at 11:08
Popped in to donate bags of out grown clothes some hidden gems in there .. Brilliant charity in name of brionys I'm sure she's beaming with pride while she flying high xxx

Reply Posted by Lee on Sunday November 24 2013 at 20:20
God bless you both, absolutely brilliant cause, I lost my niece to brain cancer this year and know how cruel this terrible disease is. Brionys dream is living on through the hard word through yourselfs. Xxxxz

Reply Posted by pf on Sunday November 24 2013 at 20:21
all the best xx

Reply Posted by Cath Hardcastle on Sunday November 24 2013 at 20:38
My daughter always goes in when she stays at her nannans. Got a lovely doll

Reply Posted by astrid on Sunday November 24 2013 at 23:24
I have seen your shop. It's a wonderful thing you are doing. I hope you get plenty of stuff brought in and loads of customers! xxx

Reply Posted by liz on Thursday June 30 2016 at 14:48
u left a time to deliever a coffee table fri 1st of july at 1100 oclock in the morning we wont be in can u deliever at teatime please