Falkirk kilt shop owner seeking public's support after 'long year' of restrictions

A kilt hire shop owner is hopeful Falkirk district residents will support her business following a turbulent 12 months.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 4:52 pm
Updated Monday, 26th April 2021, 5:04 pm

Like many, Kiltpin in Falkirk’s Callendar Riggs has felt the harsh impact of the coronavirus pandemic, however, the firm is just pleased it’s been able to weather the storm.

Manager Norma Louden took delight in welcoming back customers today, following the easing of restrictions.

Having revamped the store and put in “quite a bit” of work to get it ready for the big reopening, the businesswoman now has her sights set firmly on the future.

Norma Louden, Kiltpin owner and manager. Picture: Michael Gillen.

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Speaking to The Falkirk Herald on the day the shop threw open its doors, she said: “It’s been a long, long year.

“We’re glad to be open and welcome everyone back. We’ve refurbished the shop, just a few upgrades and everything like that, so there’s new stock.

“Our doors are open, you’re all welcome. Please just come and see us.”

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