ShopAppy triumphs at NatWest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

A businesswoman looking to help revive the high street was recognised at a national business award ceremony.

Jackie Mulligan, founder of ShopAppy, pictured in Saltaire. Pic: Bruce Rollinson

Jackie Mulligan, who founded the shop local intiative ShopAppy last year, triumphed at the NatWest Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in the service industries category.

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Ms Mulligan said: “It was great to be recognised for our efforts to change the game and to provide a local alternative for online shoppers and for browsers to see what is available in our towns and city centre districts.”

Over 3,000 businesses entered the awards nationally across a range of categories. Past winners include David Buttress of Just Eat.