High Street brought back to life by art: Boarded up shops in recession-hit town painted over so they look like they’re still in business
Town of Bushmills has given a dozen vacant shops a creative facelift
Paintings of an old-fashioned barbershop, bakery and cobbler cover empty windows and doors
£30,000 has been spent on the ‘Brighter Bushmills Project’
Two of the shops that were used in the project are no longer vacant
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What do you think of this idea? I am sure the empty shops in our town could benefit from a transformation like this. We have some very talented local artists who might be persuaded to paint a shop front in their own style. Bridlington please take note!