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Ex-NHS worker reopens launderette with half-price offer for key workers

PUBLISHED: 11:41 28 April 2020 | UPDATED: 14:04 28 April 2020

Beverley East has reopened The Laundry Goddess in Sudbury, offering half-price services to all keyworkers. Picture: PENNY WILBY/THE BEST OF SUDBURY

Beverley East has reopened The Laundry Goddess in Sudbury, offering half-price services to all keyworkers. Picture: PENNY WILBY/THE BEST OF SUDBURY

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A former NHS worker has decided to reopen her launderette, launching a new scheme especially for key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

Beverley East, owner of the Laundry Goddess in Sudbury, has launched a pay it forward service for all front-line staff and key workers after shutting down three weeks ago.

Having previously worked as a NHS addiction counsellor and safeguarding officer, Ms East knows the effect of working long shifts and wants to help by offering half-price service washes and ironing.

Ms East said: “Hopefully I can give you back some of your valuable time to either rest, have some downtime or spend time with your family. This is just a small way to thank you for all you are doing.”

Members of the public can ‘donate’ a wash or ironing service to a key worker of their choice. The half-price scheme ends on May 31.

For more information, call Beverley East on 01787 881544 or visit The Laundry Goddess website by clicking here.

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