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Rishi Sunak praises success of community shop initiative

A new village shop has become a hub for its community after a successful first year in business.

After visiting the store in East Cowton, near Northallerton, Richmond MP Rishi Sunak has praised the commitment of the villagers and volunteers who have made it such a success.

D&S column: backing small business in North Yorkshire

I hope you, your families and friends had great Christmas and New Year celebrations.

For my first column of 2019 I am returning to a subject dear to my heart – the small and medium-sized businesses which are the lifeblood of our local economy.