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Countryside Alliance Awards
The Village Shop was shortlisted for the Countryside Alliance Awards 2015, also known as the ‘Rural Oscars’.
Bubbly and balloons
A community store that operates from the aisles of a listed church has narrowly missed being named Britain's best village shop.
A Great British Institution
Sarah Ingamells says: “On days like this, we feel so blessed to be doing this job.” Maybe it is young lambs on the fields that lead down to the Sherborne Brook, maybe it’s the spring sunshine bouncing off the Cotswold stone walls of the tea garden filled with chattering customers, maybe it’s the delicious bacon roll that I’m munching on – but I couldn’t agree more heartily.
By Harry Wallop, The Daily Telegraph 23 APRIL 2016