May 2018: MACE Freshford recently celebrated the officially opening of their new store with a family fun day for customers, staff and family.

The event took place on Friday, May 18 from 12 until 3pm and there was plenty to keep people entertained with music, raffles and fresh food samples from the deli and bakery range. The local children had a great time with face painting and balloon modelling, as well as a bouncing castle. The National Reptile Zoo were also on site showcasing some rare exotic creatures and their habitats.

Retailer Paul Lynch said, “we are delighted to be celebrating the official opening of the store. There has been a lot of work put in from all parties behind the scenes and it’s a great sense of achievement to have the store up and running as well as it is. We would like to thank everyone from the local community for their ongoing support.”

The original Freshford store was rebuilt in 2017 and underwent an extensive revamp to include a state of the art service station and convenience store with a large focus on fresh with their new for food’s sake deli range, grocery and off licence offering. The store also has a strong coffee business with Seattle’s Best and its own instore bakery range.

Congratulating the Paul Lynch, on the relaunch and wishing them continued success, Daniel O’Connell, MACE Sales Director said: “The new look MACE Freshford is a credit to Paul and his family and staff. They have worked tirelessly to bring the store up to this first class standard. We wish them the best of luck with this venture.”

MACE Freshford employs over 13 full time employees and nine part-time employees. Opening hours of store are Monday- Saturday: 06.30am – 10.00pm / Sunday and bank holidays from 07.30am- 10:00pm