Delight for traders and shoppers as Rushden High Street re-opens for business

Non-essential shops, salons and gyms were among those who finally got to re-open their doors yesterday (Monday)

Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 4:21 pm
Updated Tuesday, 13th April 2021, 4:22 pm
Rushden mayor Melanie Coleman in Rushden High Street yesterday (Monday)

Rushden High Street was bustling as businesses were finally able to re-open and welcome customers back through their doors.

The sun shone as the tills started ringing again at businesses along the town's High Street yesterday (Monday).

People loved being able to visit their local hairdresser or barber, pop to the gym for a work-out or browse the latest trends in the clothes stores.

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Rushden mayor Melanie Coleman at the gym

And Rushden mayor Melanie Coleman spent the morning visiting numerous businesses who have been missed in recent months.

Businesses she visited included: In Bloom florist and gift shop, Jonathan Brown Hairdressing, Crystelle Belle jewellery shop, Anytime Fitness Rushden gym, P.W.House jewellery shop, Select Fashion Rushden clothing store, Blue Corner Cafe who were trialling some new outdoor seating and Housewives Choice.

The mayor visited The Rose And Crown where they were busy getting ready for their big re-opening in May and she also gave her congratulations to Alco Taxis' new management team and praised them for their investment in the newly refurbished premises.

The mayor will be back in the High street and surrounding areas tomorrow (Wednesday) morning so anyone who would like a visit from the mayor can email Rushden Town Council on [email protected]

The mayor met gym staff when they re-opened yesterday
The mayor visited the pub as it prepares for its big re-opening in May
A perfect day for sitting outside!
The mayor outside the taxi firm's newly refurbished premises
The mayor had a busy morning visiting businesses in Rushden
The jewellers received a visit from the mayor
If you're in need of a post-lockdown haircut, this place is now open!
Were you one of the lucky ones to get an appointment on the first day of re-opening?
If your wardrobe needs a makeover, this place is back open!
The mayor visited numerous businesses during the day and will be doing the same again tomorrow morning (Wednesday)
It's good to be back!
They're back and looking forward to seeing you soon!
Crystelle Belle welcomed its customers back with balloons outside
A beautiful day for the florists to re-open