Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, July 2016: The Ashton Review of Shops

July’s window on the shop windows

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Walls Come Tumbling Down: By the time you have read this, the whole of the TAC building would have gone by now. Image by Terry Madeley, 2016. (Creative Commons License: Some Rights Reserved)
  • Magpie’s Nest moves to new premises;
  • Old Forge to close after nearly 50 years;
  • Plus the usual retail changes in the Tameside area.

June was pretty quiet with two possible factors. One being the European Championships, and another being uncertainty around the EU Referendum. In the end, Team England bowed out of the Euros 2016 in France losing to Iceland. This being days after Britain voted to leave the European Union (52% Leave, 48% Remain; in Tameside, 61% Leave, 39% Remain).

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