Less than a week ago campaigners fighting plans for a Costa coffee in the town were celebrating after the company decided not to open there.
They feel the decision represents a vote of confidence for the independence of the high street. Though others though fear it is a lost opportunity.
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A mix of some showery outbreaks of rain and brighter spells in the west feeling cooler than Wednesday.
Showery outbreaks of rain will become more widespread through today, with heavy and locally thundery downpours possible.
It will be a bright and warm evening but clouds will arrive as midnight approaches.