Awards for Sidmouth’s festive displays
PUBLISHED: 11:52 01 January 2017
Changes to make next year’s competition open to all
shs Christmas windows
President of Sidmouth chamber of commerce Derek Parry with Mel Strong of Forever England, the runner up of the small window category. Ref shs 49-16TI 3144. Picture: Terry Ife
President of Sidmouth chamber of commerce Derek Parry with Colin and Kylie Cramb of Coles, the winner of the small window category. Ref shs 49-16TI 3152. Picture: Terry Ife
Becky Robson of The Hair Temple with her award for the winner of the large window category. Ref shs 50-16TI 3606. Picture: Terry Ife
Heather Derryman and Lisa Loosemore of Tangles with their prize for the runner up in the large windows category. Ref shs 50-16TI 3609. Picture: Terry Ife
Sidmouth traders’ festive efforts have been recognised with a host of awards – including some specially-added extras.
The Christmas window display competition attracted a high standard of entries, with The Hair Temple and Coles landing the top prize in the large and small categories respectively. Tangles and Forever England scooped the runner-up prizes.
Sidmouth Chamber of Commerce awarded two further certificates - to Fields of Sidmouth for being the ‘Earliest Christmas Window 2016 Outstanding Display’ and to new business Dormy House for being ‘Down to the Wire and Worth the Wait’.
Chairman Mel Gater revealed that, next year, it hopes to make the competition open to all, rather than application-based.
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