This is a story of a community pulling together to help protect the future of their village. While many rural areas are struggling to keep local shops and services going, what's on offer in Eppleby near Richmond is expanding.
Villagers are hoping it will attract younger families to the area, so that it will prosper.
Claire Montgomery reports:
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