Borders newsagent put up for sale

Renton’s Newsagents and Post Office in the village of Chirnside, on the Scottish borders, has been put on the market.

The store, which also offers a wide range of grocery items, occupies a main street location in Chirnside. The village sits 10 miles west from the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed, in Berwickshire, which is just over an hour’s drive south from Edinburgh and seven miles east of Duns.

Liam Bain, Business Agent at Christie & Co, who is handling the sale, said: “Renton’s provides a great opportunity for a new buyer to modernise the ongoing business and grow the turnover and profitability of the business by introducing a branded coffee and hot food offering as well as obtaining an alcohol license.”

The store, which has an advised weekly turnover of £6,000 and Post Office commission of £16,410, is on the market for £125,000 (freehold).