On 25 February 2015, Simon Danczuk MP presented the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group Best Small Shop Award to Hunters of Helmsley. Simon is the Chairman of the APPG for small shops and is instrumental in working with the All Party Small Shops Group to promote local independent businesses and providing a voice for small retailers in Parliament.
Simon said of Hunters of Helmsley, 'I am pleased to announce that Hunters of Helmsley, a delicatessen in North Yorkshire, is the Winner of the Best Small Shop Competition 2015. Hunters of Helmsley was chosen by the judges for its local sourcing of produce, organisation of events to support their high street and their use of social media to engage customers.'
Simon continues to work hard in Parliament to promote small shops and will continue to campaign to make sure that small shops and local businesses will continue to thrive.