A frozen yoghurt store is to open a branch in St George’s — with its doors opening around the Cup Match weekend.

Yo Cherry owner Carlos Francis — who opened his first store in Hamilton in 2013 — said public demand had led to the move.

Mr Francis, a former building contractor who branched out after the recession hit, added: “The folks there have been asking us from day one to open up there as well.”


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From market-stall beginnings Saltwater Jewellery Design has flourished to the point where it now enjoys a prime position in St George’s key retail area, Water Street, just a few steps from King’s Square — the heart of the Olde Town.

And the business’s improving fortunes appear to be in step with a brightening outlook for the town, which during the past decade suffered the double hit of the economic recession and the loss of regular visits by cruise ships.

Owner Kelli Thompson is in no doubt that things are on the up, both for her shop and the town.


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