Chocolate shop moves to town centre

A popular chocolate shop is moving into the centre of Scarborough.

Amelia’s Chocolate is transferring from Victoria Road to the former Evening News office in Aberdeen Walk.

The new shop will open on 13 October, just in time for national chocolate week.

The move follows the closure of Thornton’s chocolate shop and café in Westborough in July.

With the extra space, Amelia’s will have cool artisan gelato, additional workshops and a café.

Business founder and owner Amelia Forrest started her business in her kitchen in 2011, following a life-saving operation.

She underwent a heart transplant at the age of 15 after being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

The business has been joined by Rivka Moore, who will be studying for a chartered manager degree apprenticeship at the Scarborough campus of Coventry University.