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The first Dougie Mac Shop was opened in December 1994. It was run completely by volunteers and looked very different to the image we have established today.

Today we are proud to have 20 Dougie Mac shops spread across North Staffordshire, including specialised shops such as Home 2 Home, Occasion Wear, Mini Mac and a huge Warehouse based in Burslem.

Our shops offer great savings on fantastic items alongside customer service of the highest standard. But most importantly our shops make a significant contribution every year to the funding of Dougie Mac, supporting the care that it provides.

Quality goods at quality prices, to provide quality care.

Ladieswear Menswear Childrenswear
Homeware Accessories Electricals
Furniture New goods Gift Cards

Our shops rely on the generous donations of pre-loved goods from the public all year around in generating the funds essential to the hospice.

To drop off some donations at our shops please see our shop location list to find your nearest shop and their opening hours. Most of our stores have parking available and our staff and volunteers are always grateful to receive your donations. Many of our stores are also now open on Sundays from 10.00 to 16.00.

We are able to offer free collection of your donations from our shops in Newcastle and Meir and also our Warehouse in Burslem, as well as a house clearance service. All we ask is that the items are in salable condition and to comply with trading standards that all soft furnishings have a fire label attached.

To find out more please contact our Warehouse team on 01782 827690 or email retail@dmhospice.org.uk. We will be happy to arrange a collection or clearance date with you at our first opportunity, within our catchment area.

Sadly we cannot always accept or sell everything that has been donated due to safety and legal reasons. 

We can make 25% more from your donation… and it won’t cost you a penny!

Using Gift Aid means that for every £1 raised from the sale of the items you donate to us, the Douglas Macmillan Hospice can claim an extra 25p from the tax you pay for the current tax year.

Simply sign up in store when you donate with us to help us make the most from your donation.

Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills, meet new people and work as part of an enthusiastic team all dedicated to raising funds for Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

All of our shops depend on volunteers, which enable us to keep our costs to a minimum so that the maximum goes directly towards funding patient care.

Unfortunately, there are some items we can’t accept due to health and safety and legal reasons.

Furniture and homewares

  • upholstered furniture without a fire label
  • furniture with noticeable rips, stains, chips, cracks and scratches
  • furniture with missing parts or damage that may make the item unsafe
  • homemade cushions
  • candles without instructions
  • duvets and pillows that have been used


Sports equipment

  • buoyancy aids, lifejackets, inflatable dinghies
  • safety helmets, riding hats, cycle helmets, crash helmets
  • climbing equipment, ropes and harnesses
  • fire fighting equipment


Children’s

  • car seats
  • carry cots
  • mattresses
  • toys without the CE mark or are handmade
  • roller skates
  • toys intended for use in water


Electrical 

  • Video/ cassette tapes
  • home-recorded DVDs, video and audio tapes
  • home-recorded computer games and software
  • Old style Television sets
  • 18 rated videos or DVDs
  • electric blankets
  • electric showers
  • sun beds and tanning equipment
  • waste disposal units

Heating and cooking

  • gas appliances, either mains or gas bottles
  • paraffin stoves
  • heaters (gas)
  • oil filled radiators
  • storage heaters
  • oil and gas agas

Sharp knives or weapons

  • knives
  • swords, sword stocks, crossbows
  • guns and ammunition (including replica guns and toys)

Other

  • food items
  • chemicals
  • items made from endangered species, including ivory
  • medicine and medical equipment
  • petrol or diesel fuelled garden tools such as lawn mowers
  • used personal appliances such as shavers and foot spas
  • Prescription spectacles

Alsager
18 Lawton Road, Alsager, ST7 2AF
01270 878818

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Barlaston
4 Orchard Place, Barlaston, ST12 9DL
01782 373797

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Bentilee
Unit 6 Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre, Bentilee, ST2 0EU
01782 289842

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Biddulph
73 High Street,  Biddulph, ST8 6AA
01782 519906

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Burslem
Unit 4 Federation Road, Burslem, ST6 4HU
01782 827690

Shopping Thur – Sun, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Donations Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Donation Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Cheadle
26 High Street, Cheadle, ST10 1AF
01538 267091

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Chesterton
4 Edensor Court Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 7EA
01782 562854

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Hanford
99 Mayne Steet, Hanford, ST4 4RB
01782 658675

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Kidsgrove Mini Mac
2 Market Street, Kidsgrove, ST7 4AB
01782 771192

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Kidsgrove
40 Market Street, Kidsgrove, ST7 4AB
01782 783887

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Leek
43 Derby Street, Leek, ST13 6HU
01538 388284

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Longton (Dougie Mac Occasions)
2 Commerce Street, Longton, ST3 1NH
01782 334017

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Longton
40 The Strand, Longton, ST3 3NS
01782 594877

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Meir
741 – 749 Uttoxeter Road, Meir, ST3 5PD
01782 323570

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 6:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Newcastle
92 High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1QQ
01782 627428

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Norton
27 Knypersley Road, Norton, ST6 8HT
01782 538849

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Silverdale
2 The Parade, Silverdale, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 6LQ
01782 623541

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

Stoke
48 Church Street, Stoke, ST4 1BL
01782 746617

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Tunstall
186 High Street, Tunstall, ST6 5TT
01782 813338

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Westlands
Paris Avenue, Westlands, ST5 2QX
01782 717992

Shopping / Donations
Mon – Sat, 9:00am – 5:00pm
Sun, 10:00am – 4:00pm

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