A FAULTY shutter door was behind the unexpected temporary closure of a popular Wilko store at the weekend.

Customers arriving at the Northallerton Wilko on Saturday were confused to see a handwritten note on the door of the high street shop saying that it would be closed until further notice.

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A spokesman for Wilko has confirmed that a faulty shutter door which had jammed was the reason behind the unexpected closure.

He confirmed that the store was reopened by 1.30pm on Saturday after the door was fixed, a few hours after the fault was discovered earlier that morning.


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