Coronavirus: Colne business owners make VIRTUAL high street online

Business owners transform Lancashire town of Colne into VIRTUAL high street with website allowing residents to shop at local stores online during lockdown Around 80 firms involved in venture designed to help boost pre-Christmas trade Shoppers choose stores online, then click and collect or access free delivery Entrepreneurs feared firms would have to shut down due to Covid restrictions 

By Tom Pyman For Mailonline

Published: 13:54 GMT, 26 November 2020 | Updated: 15:53 GMT, 26 November 2020

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Business owners have transformed their entire town into a virtual high street, with a website allowing residents to shop at local stores online during lockdown.

Around 80 firms in Colne, Lancashire, are involved in the venture designed to help them trade in the run-up to Christmas - their busiest period of the year.

Retailers have signed up to the specially-created website that includes all the high street shops.

Shoppers access Come to Colne, choose which the store they want to shop at, and then either click and collect or have their shopping delivered locally free of charge. 

Business owners in Colne, Lancashire, have transformed their entire town into a virtual high street, with a website allowing residents to shop at local stores online during lockdown

Business owners in Colne, Lancashire, have transformed their entire town into a virtual high street, with a website allowing residents to shop at local stores online during lockdown

Around 80 firms are involved in the venture designed to help them trade in the run-up to Christmas - their busiest period of the year

Around 80 firms are involved in the venture designed to help them trade in the run-up to Christmas - their busiest period of the year

Shoppers access Come to Colne, choose which the store they want to shop at, and then either click and collect or have their shopping delivered locally free of charge

Shoppers access Come to Colne, choose which the store they want to shop at, and then either click and collect or have their shopping delivered

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