MADE in Stroud is the latest business to be nominated for a Stroud News and Journal Community Award.

The popular shop is nominated in the Business of the Year Award.

The nomination said: "This shop is always so beautifully presented with helpful and friendly staff they’re always going above and beyond to give a good shopping experience wrapping gifts and helping with restless children in the shop offering toys and a smile they have a great ethical approach to their business and give local makers and producers a safe and valuable space to sell their products.

"Giving local makers a voice and a way of continuing the valuable and much needed brand of shopping local to safe the high street from big chain monsters.

"Also they’re social media gives all details of the produce and they offer taster days as well.

"Just all round a bloody good shop and one that I am proud to have on the face of our high street for many, many years past and present. Go Made in Stroud."

Business of the Year is sponsored by Ecotricity.

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