Coronation Street star visits Leamington

By Laura Maltby Wednesday 12 December 2012 Updated: 13/12 10:05

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A CORONATION Street star swapped the cobbles of Weatherfield for the leaves of Leamington as he opened a new travel agents.

Alan Halsall, who plays Tyrone Dobbs in the TV soap, did the honours at the new branch of the Midcounties Co-op Travel on The Parade.

The new venture will create up to eight jobs and is one of the first stores to be branded as cooptravel.co.uk.

Natalie Turner Head of Branches at Midcounties said: “Our new branch is a great opportunity to serve the local community.

“We moved our headquarters to Warwick so the area is important to us and opening in Leamington will help to grow our links here. We are excited about welcoming local people and new members and giving them a wider choice and independent advice when it comes to booking their holidays.”

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