A Co. Durham independent’s name that has refused to die

Title: Here Comes the Eden

Authors: Stuart Gray

Publisher: Venture Publications

ISBN: 978-1-905304-82-0

Specification: 235mm x 165mm,

48pp, softback

Price: £10

There is frequently a downbeat conclusion to the books we review about long established independent operators, which either sell out to their dominant neighbours or collapse in a mire of debt.

Not so The Eden in Co. Durham. For although the original business did sell out after 68 years, a new enterprise acquired its name soon after. If you knew no better, you might imagine it had never gone away. Stuart Gray has been interested in The

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