Love The High Street - Knaresborough

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6:02am 13th March 2013
(Updated 9:30am 2nd September 2013)

 

Knaresborough has plenty to shout about.

Its many claims to fame include the Great Knaresborough Bed Race and Mother Shipton's Cave, which is thought to be England's oldest tourist attraction.

The town has a wide range of independent shops, more than 20 pubs and a market is held there every Wednesday.

It is also home to England's oldest chemist shop which opened in 1720.

Maurice Bardon, President of Knaresborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce, explains why business is so good and how it could be even better:

  Tanya Umpleby, who owns Cooking Fantastic, describes how social media is now playing an important role in her business:

  More information about Knaresborough here.

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Andy Grinter from Green Dragon Framing, Joanne Newton from Bojangles Hair Salon and Maurice Bardon

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