The search is on to find East Dunbartonshire’s ‘best small shop’

Jo Swinson MP
Jo Swinson MP

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 should set out in no more than 500 words why they are the best small shop focusing on: innovation in the business, community engagement and entrepreneurial activity. The closing date is January 30.

Ms Swinson said: “East Dunbartonshire is home to many fantastic independent retailers who play an important role supporting the local economy and creating jobs all year round.

“This competition is the perfect opportunity for a small shop to showcase themselves.”