A new, temporary shop will start trading on Shaftesbury’s High Street tomorrow (Thursday). The short-term store will offer vintage and pre-owned women’s’ clothing and home furnishings.
The owners of the former Turnbull’s café and deli building want to redesign its interior. Shaftesbury Town Council has supported a request for planning permission to remove part of an internal stone wall in the Grade II listed property.
Some people say that internet shopping is killing the retail sector on the High Street. But Shaftesbury businesswoman Amalia Pothecary is proving that’s not always the case.
The Managing Director of Reeve The Bakers says that Shaftesbury remains an important store location for his family-run business. Gary Reeve was in the town on Thursday morning for the reopening of his refurbished High Street shop.
The recent debate over North Dorset Council’s sale of the Cattle Market to a supermarket has rekindled discussion about the unoccupied, former Co-op Store.