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Beechwood Shopping Centre

Do you have a sweet tooth? If so, you’ll love the new shop that’s opened in Beechwood shopping centre. Fizzy Lips has relocated from Regent Arcade and will sell a range of retro sweets such as gobstoppers, lemon sherbet, Fizz Whizz and Flying Saucers.

The shop is one of three outlets founded and run by managing director Paul Booth, who is originally from South Wales. He opened his first shop in Torquay in 2009, followed by a store in Plymouth and the third in Cheltenham last summer. Fizzy Lips can be found in the shop near to Next so pop along and be prepared to be amazed by the colourful, mouthwatering display. As well as an eye-catching array of retro sweets, which were popular in the UK in the 1970s, 80s, 90s, Fizzy Lips is also selling drinks and a range of American sweets, party bags and wedding hampers.

A long standing, though temporary, resident of Beechwood is soon to say goodbye as he leaves for pastures new. The horse statue that has stood majestically in the centre circle for the past year has been sold and will soon be leaving Beechwood. He was one of ten statues commissioned to celebrate the Cheltenham National Hunt Festival’s 100th anniversary. He first stood in the Long Gardens but was moved to the safety of Beechwood shopping centre after he and other horses were vandalised.

So, as our horse is dreaming of summer among lush green grass, we too are thinking about leisurely summer days and with the school holidays looming, Beechwood is making sure we’re stocked with everything you might need for a relaxing break, at home or abroad.

Our fashion stores have the latest trends to keep you feeling cool while looking chic. Stylish tops, designer sunglasses, beach towels, sun cream and sandals – they’re all here and we’re open seven days a week. If you’re not able to get to the continent this summer, we will bring a part of it to you in the shape of an Italian market. The flavours of Italy will be tempting your tastebuds for two weeks in July so keep checking with us for dates and times.

Stay in touch with our Facebook page www.facebook.com/beechwoodsc for offers, or for more information about the centre, opening times and our combination of independent and High Street retailers see our website www.beechwoodsc.co.uk