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With just days before Christmas, shoppers are being encouraged to support local businesses and producers so that they are not squeezed out of the market by the bigger stores at this time of year.
One couple from North Yorkshire say that the money we spend now is crucial and can set businesses up for the New Year.
Here is the full report from Claire Montgomery.
With just days to go until Christmas, the region's shoppers are being encouraged to support our local businesses and producers so they are not squeezed out of the market by the bigger stores.
The Country Land and Business Association is running a 'Think local, shop local this Christmas' campaign to highlight the role independent shops play in the rural economy.
A couple from North Yorkshire, Andrew and Maria Henshaw, say the money people spend now is crucial and can set them up for the New Year.