A FUNDRAISING Christmas Shopping event in aid of Cancer Support Yorkshire, based in Otley Street, is taking place at the town's Discount Sports Skipton store.

The event is happening on Thursday evening, November 21, at the shop in Rope Walk, between 6pm and 9pm.

Entry is free and there will be complementary mulled wine and mince pies.

Lots of local independent businesses will be having stalls, such as The Geek Side, Under The Stars Bow Studio, Every Cloud Cakes and Bakes, Bags of Lavender, Sophie's Beauty Box, Lillybobs, Live Well, Good to be Home Gift Shop and Gallery, Tilda's Tribe, Energie Fitness, It's Slime for Fun, Victoria Guy Independent Usborne Organiser.

There will also be mini wellbeing treatments on offer, a raffle and lots of special offers from Discount Sports Skipton.

Free parking is available from 6pm.