LEELA Hope's love of baking has led her to opening a new bakery and coffee shop in Sherwell Valley Road, Chelston.
She said: "I've loved baking for many years and have been making celebration cakes for the last six months. I was looking for an ideal location for a bakery and when this shop become empty I thought it was an ideal location. There is nothing around the area for the locals so I decided to give it a go and do something I enjoy."
Among the items offered by Hopes Bakery are pasties, sausage rolls, hot savouries, cakes, salad bowls, fresh bread and rolls, freshly made sandwiches and rolls. There are also cream teas. Leela also continues to make her celebration cakes which can be pre-ordered.