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Shop owner rejects call to close on Sundays

A SHOP-OWNER on the Isle of Lewis has refused a plea by sabbatarians to close on Sundays, despite a suggestion islanders would boycott her shop.

Entrepreneur Leona Rawlinson, who came to Lewis as a child, opened her shop Tweedtastic on Stornoway’s Church Street this summer, and kept the doors open on Sundays while she was in her workshop.

But earlier this month she was sent a Bible and a letter from the Lewis and Harris branch of the Day One/Lord’s Day Observance Society, asking her to close on the sabbath.

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