A wonderful morning – a great success for all involved, and a great local shop
Villagers at Broadwindsor were in the mood for celebrating on Saturday when they officially opened their new community stores in the old telephone exchange.
And it was a special day for village school pupil Ellie Guppy, who won a poster competition to promote the opening. Not only did she cut the ribbon, it was also her ninth birthday.
Afterwards, they all went back to the school for refreshments and a slice of cake given by Fancy That Cakes of Beaminster, which bore the words ‘We Did It!’.
Fraser Hughes, chairman of Broadwindsor and District Community Enterprise, told the crowd: “The shop has drawn generous compliments from customers, who are not just from Broadwindsor, but all the local villages and further afield. Our fame is spreading. In fact they tell us they love it.
“Many customers have been amazed at how big the shop is when they get inside and how…
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