January 8, 2011
bike shop in Highbridge town centre won't close
popular bicycle shop in Highbridge which was under threat of closure
is to stay open, its owners have announced.
Notices promoting a 'closing clearance sale' appeared outside
Skidmarx in Market Street last week, but owners Antony and Jane
Brooks have now reconsidered the store's future and are to run
it alongside their online store.
shop will be changing and will sell bike parts and accessories
in our service workshop area while the online store is selling
bikes," Jane told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
conditions have been very tough during the recession and bad weather,
but we don't want to close."
put blood, sweat and tears into this business since opening in
December 2003 and have many loyal customers."
front of the shop will be changing over the next few weeks, with
new frosted glass and signage, to reflect the firm's new focus.
owners Antony and Jane Brooks are pictured in their shop