A SHOPPING centre is getting ready to play cupid with Valentine's Day on the horizon.

Spinning Gate Shopping Centre are celebrating the romantic occasion starting from Friday when the British Heart Foundation will be visiting with its "love notes" campaign.

Shoppers will be invited to write a romantic note on a British Heart Foundation's love notes for a £1 donation which will then be displayed on the charity Bradshawgate shop.

On Saturday, visitors will be entertained with a big cuddly heart and will have the chance to have romantic photos as well as free as free cuddles.

On Valentine's Day next Wednesday, shoppers will be given free chocolates by staff members.

Centre manager Karen Cox added: "We wanted to share a little love during the most romantic time of the year here at the Spinning Gate Shopping Centre by providing free cuddles, chocolates and a touch of romance.

"Our retailers are also ready for the big day and are packed full of cards and gift ideas for shoppers to treat their loved ones."