And second, come and check out the gorgeous winners celebrating at a little reception we threw for them last Friday. Hosted by the generous folk at Hermitage Rd. Bar & Restaurant in Hitchin, they grinned and mingled, Muddy mocktails in hand, smiles on faces. Beautiful people of Herts, for sure…
Lizzie Bell and Louise Stanforth, Skin & Tonic, St Albans (Best Beauty Salon)
Emma Donabie, Pieces of Art, and Ben Marston, Tring Brewery (Best Local Producers, creative and food & drink)
Elene Nye and Barbara Scott, Hermitage Rd. & Co, Hitchin (Best Interiors Store)
Meet the chaps! Howard Nye and Kevin Nobes, Hermitage Rd., Hitchin (Best Bar), Harrison Block, D Copperfield, St Albans (Best Men’s Boutique), Ben Marston, Tring Brewery (Best Local food & drink Producer), and finally Andy Oaten and Paul Wallace, David’s, Letchworth (Best Book Shop)
Alice Calcasola-van der List, All in One Season, Letchworth (Best Florist) and some of her team — gorgeous flowers, ladies!
The St Albans massive… Harrison Block, D Copperfield (Best Men’s Boutique), with Zoe Traynor and Jamie West, Rose and Crown, Sandridge (Best Destination Pub)
Rising to the occasion (geddit?), it’s Andy and Trinka Smith, Quotidian, Hitchin (Best Bakery)
Meet the ladies who make Hitchin what it is! Rebecca Kelly and Johanna Osborn, Haelan Therapy (Best Complementary Therapy Centre for the second year in a row), Emma Goulding and Roshani Pietersz, Cookery Eatery (Best Children’s Business), Barbara Scott and Elene Nye, Hermitage Rd & Co (Best Interiors Store), Lucy Fisher, Chia Cafe (Best Cafe), Jess Princeton, Rosita Lollipop (Best Gift Shop), and Tracey Martin, Myogi (Best Yoga/Pilates Studio). Phew…
Kim MacLarty, Halsey’s, Hitchin (Best Deli)
Emma Goulding, Cookery Eatery, Hitchin (Best Children’s Business)
Paul Wallace, David’s, Letchworth (Best Book Shop)
Laraine Ellisdon, Home & Colonial, Berkhamsted (Best Emporium)
Thanks so much to Julie Slater & Son, Tring Brewery, and Hermitage Rd for popping the goodies in our goody bags!
Huge thanks to the lovely and talented Amanda Ward for the photos.