Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Siop y Morfa

…de la Rhyl Journal:

A Welsh-language bookshop which has been a fixture on Rhyl's high street for nearly 30 years has shut.

The closure of Siop y Morfa on Saturday marks the end of an era with owner Dafydd Timothy's family running businesses in Rhyl for four generations.

The decline of town centres, the rise of internet shopping and out of town developments along with tighter parking restrictions in Rhyl have been blamed.

Mr Timothy said: "It's very sad. It is the end of an era. I'm born and brought up on the High Street, the family has been in business in Rhyl for at least four generations...

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