A MALTON business set up during the pandemic has recently celebrated its first birthday.

Karen Wasikowski took a ‘ leap of faith; and opened the town’s first designated aesthetic and skin clinic, Young Lines., in Yorkersgate last August.

She said: “I am a local practice nurse and I have been working at Derwent Practice for the past ten years.

During lockdown whilst continuing to look after our local community within the NHS I decided to apply for a local commercial property and took a leap of faith and opened Malton’s first designated aesthetic and skin clinic. Clinic Young Lines.

We have since been through another two lockdowns but I am delighted and proud to report we are going stronger than ever and I have also created four jobs for local people.

Karen said: “We are very proud to look after the people of Malton in our clinic and are continuously adding new treatments to bring them into Malton to prevent our population from travelling to other locations.”