Monthly Archives: January 2015

Given the Evo

Another day, another town centre shop closes. But this was truly a blast of a decade past – from the days when fridge magnets and scented candles were everywhere. Evolution specialised in items of trivia. Quirky, sometimes artistic but just … Continue reading

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All bar one?

After almost two decades of Friar Street’s long and slow demise as a retail centre, it might seem reasonable to allow bars and restaurants to open. And while plenty have, it seems the latest has suddenly run into opposition. Turning … Continue reading

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Second guess

After several ‘closing down’ sales QS, formerly Quality Seconds, has now gone from St Martin’s Precinct in Caversham. This unit will remain empty ahead of Superdrug’s move into it to make way for the Waitrose expansion. But there could now … Continue reading

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