Sidmouth businesses wow judges with festive window displays

PUBLISHED: 07:30 10 December 2017

Olympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Natalie Brittain and Keeran Grey of Daffy-Down-Dilly for the small windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4108. Picture: Terry Ife

Olympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Natalie Brittain and Keeran Grey of Daffy-Down-Dilly for the small windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4108. Picture: Terry Ife

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Sidmouth got some added sparkle when 35 businesses dressed their windows especially for Christmas.

Olympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Natalie Brittain and Keeran Grey of Daffy-Down-Dilly for the small windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4106. Picture: Terry IfeOlympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Natalie Brittain and Keeran Grey of Daffy-Down-Dilly for the small windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4106. Picture: Terry Ife

Olympian equestrian Mary King joined Sidmouth College head boy Tom Woodruff and head girl Evie Seller, Herald photographer Terry Ife and Mel Gater from Sidmouth Chamber of 
Commerce to choose their favourites.

First prize in the large windows category went to Fields of Sidmouth, while Coles got second place and the third award went to Dormy House.

The top prize in the small windows category was won by Chapter, Daffy-Down-Dilly came second and 4homes was highly commended.

Chamber vice-chairman Mel said: “We would like to thank the businesses in town for taking the time and trouble in helping to make Sidmouth sparkle.

Olympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Colin and Kylie Cramb and Hilary Hayes of Coles for the large windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4102. Picture: Terry IfeOlympian Mary King presents the prize for 2nd place to Colin and Kylie Cramb and Hilary Hayes of Coles for the large windows category. Ref shs 48 17TI 4102. Picture: Terry Ife

“With over 35 windows to choose from, the judges and I had a really difficult but enjoyable few hours.

“The input from our local head boy and girl added a fabulous youthful appeal.

“Hopefully we can now follow the town council’s input of great lighting and keep Sidmouth sparkling.”

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