Liversedge's 'Arkwright' shopkeeper still Open All Hours after nearly 50 years - with no Granville to help!

A Liversedge shop owner nicknamed "Arkwright" is still Open All Hours after 47 years and says he can't sell up - because no-one wants to work an 80-HOUR week.
Paul Broadbent, 62, started work at family store FW Lucas aged 17 - after "leaving school Friday teatime and starting work Friday night".
The devoted retailer ran the shop alongside dad Herbert until his death 30 years later - and together the pair were known as Arkwright and Granville.
Paul, who is unmarried and has no children, is open seven days a week and takes just Christmas Day off every year.
His shop is the... read more

 
12 February 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 23
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