More new stores open

Following on from the recent return of TJ Hughes, we are delighted to welcome two more new retailers to the Corby town centre line-up.

Frames is a new opticians in Corporation Street, offering the largest range of glasses and sunglasses in the UK. In addition to in-store eye tests, the company can also offer home sight tests as well as a free 20-minute styling consultation. Check out the best range of carefully curated designer brands ranging from £100+ – including varifocal and single vision lenses in the price! Look out for frames from top brands such as Rayban, D&G, Gant, Prada, Guess and Polo Ralph Lauren, plus there’s a wide range of contact lens options available in-store.

Frames is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5.30pm and 10am to 4pm on Sundays. Book an appointment online at or call 0115 927 1685.

Meanwhile, in Willow Place, Utopia has opened a new womenswear store. Utopia’s original concept was to offer a dedicated fashion range for middle-aged women. Now Utopia caters for women of all ages, selling the latest fashions at mid-range prices, specialising in French, Italian and English designs.

So, if you enjoy wearing clothes with a touch of Mediterranean chic, this is the shop for you! Find out more at