A new window on town centre

Bid4Bury's first empty shop front''Pictured: Melanie Lesser and Mark Cordell
Bid4Bury's first empty shop front''Pictured: Melanie Lesser and Mark Cordell

Melanie Lesser of Bury in Bloom and Mark Cordell of Bid4Bury with the empty shop in Risbygate Street they turned into a town centre promotion window for Bury St Edmunds new Town Team.

Mark Cordell said: “I have previously raised the issue of empty units in the town and nothing happened but this time I am delighted that one of the town team members, Melanie Lesser from Bury in Bloom, is a like minded individual so we’ve rolled our sleeves up and got on with it.

“We are appreciative that the owner of 99 Risbygate Street, St edmundsbury Borough Council, have allowed us to dress the window advertising the forthcoming Whitsun Fayre and the Open Gardens event as well as displaying the ourburystedmunds business map.

“This has brightened up the unit, which is being refurbished, as well as promoting aspects of the town.”