Successful first year for at Waterside Garden Centre near Baston

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A BIKE shop is celebrating a successful first year. opened at Waterside Garden Centre near Baston in October last year.

The shop, owned and run by the Wright family, saw rain hit sales in the spring but were given a boost by the performances of British cyclists in the Tour De France and the London 2012 Olympics.

Gemma Wright, wife of shop owner Simon, said: “These two sporting events have had a fantastic result on cycle sales, and have given so many people encouragement to get fit and get cycling.”

The shop is holding an open day on October 6 to celebrate its first birthday.