AN independent gift shop in Cartmel is marking its tenth anniversary with the announcement of the upcoming launch of its online shop.

Perfect English, on The Square in the iconic village, specialises in boutique gifts, homeware, and other creative luxuries, and announced the major milestone with a post on social media:

"This month Perfect English turns 10 years old! 

"We couldn’t be more thankful to all of our wonderful customers for your continued support, as well as our lovely stockists with their endless creativity and of course to the Cartmel community for all working together to create such a perfect chocolate box village filled with gorgeous shops, cosy pubs, inviting BnBs, the most sought after food and so much more but most importantly filled with splendid people! 

"With this milestone in mind, we're excited to share the news with you that we are finally opening an online shop. we are currently working eagerly to create a perfect platform to display and offer our cherry-picked products to you right from your home. 

"We’re looking forward to sharing this with you in the coming months but in the meantime please feel free to DM, call, comment if there’s anything we can help with, or pop into our shop on the square in Cartmel."