Video: Smiths’ bass player opens Tod coffee bar

Customers calling in at a new coffee bar in Todmorden have recognised a familiar face behind the counter.

Dale Hibbert, who was the bass player in the original line-up of influential 1980s band The Smiths, has opened Kava, on Halifax Road, with his wife Sveta.

Dale and Sveta Hibbert at Kava, Halifax Road, Todmorden

Dale and Sveta Hibbert at Kava, Halifax Road, Todmorden

Check out this video of Dale and Sveta giving a tour of the coffee bar and talking about their new life in Todmorden.

And read the full story in today’s Todmorden News.