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Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeThank you for subscribing!”I’ve lived here all my life, except for eight years on the Quayside, and I love it.”The only negative, Nicola said, is the area like much of Britain has lost some of its traditional neighbourhood shops in favour of cafes and eateries.But she thinks it would take a “lot of investment” for Heaton to be seen as a rival to plushy Jesmond.Both Chillingham Road and Heaton Road boast a string of independent cafes and restaurants.On discount jerseys Heaton Road, the Butterfly Cabinet attracts breakfast queues on weekends, while vegetarian and vegan specialists the Sky Apple is another big hit.Recently, Champion Bottles and Taps, a craft beer shop, opened in Warton Terrace, which runs off Chillingham Road. Its founder helped launch city centre cafes including Pink Lane Coffee and Piccolo.But Chillingham Road once dubbed “a fast food junkie’s dream” by a Chronicle reporter has plenty of cheap takeaways too.It also links Heaton to Byker, where you probably wouldn’t expect to see Kirstie Allsopp or Phil Spencer discussing deposits with first time buyers.Doug Paterson volunteers in Chillingham Road’s Oxfam branch, where music fans browse for vinyl bargains and rare finds.He said: “I think it’s definitely up and coming, it’s all independent cafes, there’s no chain cafes; you won’t find a Costa in Heaton, but you’ll find Starks. There’s a new real ale bottle shop just opened, so yeah, I think it’s an up and coming area.”Jan Phillipson agrees.She said: “I think it’s up and coming, I’ve worked here for 11 years and I’ve seen a big change, Cheap NFL Jerseys it has more of a cosmopolitan feel with the independent cafes, I think it’s great.”Down at the Coast Road end of Chillingham Road is the Baobab, an artisanal bakery and cafe.