Stevenage charity boosted by �30,000 of clothes and shoes

A CHARITY has received �30,000 worth of clothes and shoes to help it in its work supporting some of the world s poorest countries. Mercy Ships UK, based in Meadway Court in Stevenage, has received surplus uniforms and shoes from Glasgow-based company Beau

A CHARITY has received �30,000 worth of clothes and shoes to help it in its work supporting some of the world's poorest countries.

Mercy Ships UK, based in Meadway Court in Stevenage, has received surplus uniforms and shoes from Glasgow-based company Beauty Express.

The charity uses ships to help doctors, nurses, water engineers and agriculturalists reach and support countries in need.

The variety of new uniforms and shoes will be used on board the hospital ship, Africa Mercy, and in a variety of clinics and hospitals that partner Mercy Ships in Africa.

Bob Yuil, spokesman for Beauty Express, said: "Mercy Ships help change the lives of so many people and we sincerely hope our donation has helped in some way.