Read about this week's high street news from around the UK

Read about this week's high street news from around the UK

Check out some positive news this week to counteract the winter blues! Discover what's been happening in town centres and high streets across the country, with the latest round-up of good news high street stories.

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In Portsmouth, a brand new cake shop has recently opened, but there's a twist! All the cakes are made without eggs! This is especially beneficial for those who need or want to live with an egg free diet! Also, the shop sells many accessories and balloons, as well as a whole variety of different cakes.

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Waste0, an eco-friendly zero-waste shop, has recently opened up in the town of Witney in Oxfordshire. The concept behind the store is to sell everyday basic essentials, whilst also producing no waste and staying environmentally conscious.

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Hisbe founders Ruth Anslow, Jack Simmonds, and Amy Anslow, want to build a second supermarket in Worthing

An eco-friendly supermarket in Brighton is set to expand, by opening a second store in Worthing. The 'rebel supermarket', Hisbe, sells locally sourced produce, and all products are sustainable, which separates it from the usual chain supermarkets.

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Chisholm Hunter has taken over the former Thorntons store in Leeds city centre.

A former Thorntons shop in Leeds is currently being redeveloped into a brand new jewellery shop, Chisholm Hunter. The store will provide all your jewellery needs, including rings, necklaces, timepieces, and more!

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Jay Rodriguez officially opens Labels, watched on by CARES founder and Burnley FC director John Banaszkiewicz, Burnley chief executive Mick Cartklede and Labels retail manager Sarah Walker.

Burnley FC star Jay Rodriguez has recently opened a brand new designer clothing store in Burnley. Labels is the first store of its kind in the area, and sells designer fashion for men and women for up to 70% off the original retail price! Additionally, the shop is supporting the local charity CARES, who are hoping to raise enough money to buy a new endoscopy machine for Burnley General Hospital.

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Chris and Nichola Hodgson have recently opened up a brand new butchers in Helmsley, after seeing an opportunity in an empty shop. The butchers, Farm To Fork Butchers, offers produce from around the Ryedale area, with local products being sold directly to local people. Additionally, the butchers also makes their own pies, and are planning on producing and selling bacon butties to customers soon!

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The Arc Cinema, a brand new five-screen cinema, is set to open in Peterhead at the end of April. It will contain 422 luxury leather armchair seats, digital laser projection, which will have 3D capability and Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound. This also includes a system for the hard of hearing. There will be kids and adult screenings available, plus all screens will be easily accessible.

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