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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-00688

Dunfermline Shopfronts Transformed

Submitted by: Claire Baker, Mid Scotland and Fife, Scottish Labour.
Date lodged: Thursday, July 15, 2021

Supported by: Karen Adam, Colin Beattie, Neil Bibby, Sarah Boyack, Miles Briggs, Siobhian Brown, Alexander Burnett, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Fulton MacGregor, Ruth Maguire, Stuart McMillan, Mercedes Villalba

That the Parliament welcomes the new window displays given to two of Dunfermline’s independent shops, as part of a nationwide transformation by conceptual designer, Jo Sedley; notes that the makeovers given to Sew Yarn Crafty & Studio and Little Shop of Heroes are part of a Facebook campaign to encourage people to continue to shop locally and showcases the unique business story behind the shops; highlights the role of independent shops like these in revitalising town centres and offering specialist expertise and products to customers; notes that, as well as being aesthetically extraordinary, the shop windows are digitally shoppable, allowing people to support the stores online as well as in person; recognises the hard work local shop owners have continued to put in throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and encourages everyone to support local independent businesses.