Could you be UK’s ‘best small shop’?

Local MP Jo Swinson is calling on small shops in East Dunbartonshire to enter the ‘Best Small Shops Competition’ for a chance to be recognised in an awards ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.

Applications can be submitted via and entrants should say why they are the best small shop focusing on: innovation in the business, community engagement and entrepreneurial activity in less than 500 words.

Closing date is January 30 and shortlisted applicants will be invited to a Parliamentary reception on February 25 where the winner will be announced.