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And the Village Shop or Post Office Rural Oscar goes to.........



The Scottish Champion Village Shop-Post Office winners Gargunnock Village Store showed a great desire to breathe life back into a community that had all but given up on itself. 


 



Like many other finalists, the owners have shown a commitment to the community and are doing so much more than simply serving newspapers, food or handling post. Prescriptions, cooking fuel and all manner of things are delivered to all manner of people in all manner of places…However the defining difference was the spirit shown by the proprietor to run the only shop in a small community far enough away from nearby towns and cities to be a necessity but not so far that they can rest on their laurels. It has to be more than just a shop and it certainly is