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IF you’re looking to find a new home for an unwanted Christmas present in the new year, then you’re in for a treat.

Salvation Army Trading Company’s charity stores want to collect them up and sell them on.

Customers are being urged to donate gifts to the stores, in Cosham, Gosport and Waterlooville, from the beginning of January to the end of February.

All donations will either be reused or recycled and profits will go towards the work of The Salvation Army.

Sally Walters, area manager, said: ‘It’s the perfect chance for people to get rid of well meant but unwanted Christmas presents to make room for sale shopping, whilst helping to raise money for charity.

‘We’re accepting everything from clothing to toys, CDs, DVDs and bric-a-brac – remember that one person’s unwanted present could be another’s prized find.’