shop Crafty Comforts opens in Burnham-On-Sea High Street
new shop selling a wide range of high-quality gifts has opened in
Burnham-On-Sea town centre this week.
Comforts has launched in the High Street, filling a vacant premises
near the junction of Cross Street.
by business partners Melinda and Francesca Urch, pictured here,
it's already proving popular.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've been involved in craft making
for several years and used to go to craft markets, but they are
always so weather dependent."
wanted a premises in a busy coastal town and when we saw an opportunity
to open here in Burnham High Street we took it. We
have already had lots of interest and support from shoppers, which
boats using wood collected on local beaches are among its range,
plus hand-made bunting, personalised bottles, and hand-made baby
shop's shelves are also filled with colourful picture frames, jewellery,
shopping bags, confectionery and early Christmas decorations.
says she is also looking for more local suppliers of hand-made crafts
and gifts to get in touch.
new shop is open seven days a week over the summer holiday period,
from 9am-5pm on weekdays and Saturdays, and 10am-4pm on Sundays.
Autumn opening times are to be decided.
Chamber of Trade welcomed the shop's opening, with a spokesman adding:
"It's great to see this new business opening and further expanding
the range of independent shops we have in our town centre. We wish
Melinda and Francesca every success."