Media Release: Get Jiggy with the Herald Diary at Avenue book signings

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THE Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns is offering book lovers a chance to get Jiggy with the Herald Diary at a couple of book signing sessions at Waterstones.

The Ashoka Cook School comes to the Avenue on Friday 7th December from 2:30pm till 5:00pm when author and chef Jiggy Majhu will be signing her new book ‘Simply Jiggy’ while shoppers are invited to taste samples of food cooked by the renowned Ashoka chefs.

Then Ken Smith, the celebrated Herald diarist and Newton Mearns local boy made bad, will be at Waterstones on Saturday 8th December from 1:00pm till 2:00pm to sign copies of The Herald Diary 2012: Beyond Compare!

Michelle McCabe, Centre Manager at The Avenue, said: “I’m delighted to welcome Jiggy and Ken to The Avenue. Cook books and humorous books are top of the Christmas stocking filler list in our household and many others – and I’m sure many locals will relish the opportunity to make their Christmas gift that little bit extra special with a signed copy!”

The Avenue Shopping Centre, managed by commercial property consultancy BTWShiells, offers shoppers an alternative to sprawling trolley-dash shopping culture with a comprehensive range of outlets offering a warm and welcoming shopping experience conveniently located on the outskirts of Glasgow city centre.

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For further information please contact Susan Christie on tel 0141 561 4018

Issued on behalf of The Avenue Shopping Centre in Newton Mearns by Liquorice Media

Date: 3rd December 2012

Notes to Editors

  • The Avenue is home to 44 different retailers including: banks/post office; books; children; clothing/fashion; food and drink; health and pharmacy; jewellery and gifts; mobile phones; newsagent and cards; opticians; perfumery/beauty salon; restaurant and coffee; shoe and repairs; handbags/ luggage and travel.
  • The Avenue is open until 7pm every Thursday with 1,000 free car parking spaces (including underground) seven days a week.

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Contact: Susan Christie
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