Gateway Bookshop's David and Fran Payne bid farewell after 34 years, Louise Blanchard to carry on store's legacy

Hayley Wilkinson
By Hayley Wilkinson
Updated May 9 2022 - 9:47am, first published 8:30am
NEW CHAPTER: David and Fran Payne bid farewell to Gateway Bookshop after 34 years at the helm. Picture: Madeline Begley

DAVID and Fran Payne say it has been a privilege to be booksellers as they bid a final farewell to the Gateway Bookshop and hand the keys to its brand new owner.

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Hayley Wilkinson

Hayley grew up in Carabost, 45 minutes south-east of Wagga. She graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Wollongong in 2020 before launching her career at The Daily Advertiser. You can find her covering events, entertainment and human interest. Email: hayley.wilkinson@dailyadvertiser.com.au

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