HEREFORDSHIRE businesses are celebrating in the face of hardship.

A community project has been established to recognise the work of independent shops and businesses in Leominster, spreading positivity about the town despite the ongoing difficulties presented by improvement works in the High Street and Corn Square.

At present ‘We Love Leominster’ consists of an Instagram page that shares footage and images of businesses that are involved with the project such as Drapers Lane Delicatessen, Ad Astra Records and the Gift Monger.


The Gift Monger is amongst a number of local businesses that has spoken out regarding the problems caused by the roadworks in the town.

A spokesperson said: “Our beautiful market town is packed full of independent shops and businesses.

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“Please like and follow as we celebrate all that is Leominster.

“Everyone always waves and says hello, it is such a friendly place to be.

“From boutique clothes stores and alterations to fine dining and tapas. Leominster really does have it all.”