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Lewis shop owner rejects call to close on Sunday

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, writes Sandy Neil.

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 (LDOS), asking her to close on the Sabbath.

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