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The 2019 Muddy Stilettos Awards

24th April - 22nd May 2019

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Meet your Muddy Winners!

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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…

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Lizzie Bell and Louise Stanforth, Skin & Tonic, St Albans (Best Beauty Salon)


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Emma Donabie, Pieces of Art, and Ben Marston, Tring Brewery (Best Local Producers, creative and food & drink)


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Elene Nye and Barbara Scott, Hermitage Rd. & Co, Hitchin (Best Interiors Store)


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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)


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Alice Calcasola-van der List, All in One Season, Letchworth (Best Florist) and some of her team — gorgeous flowers, ladies!


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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)


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Rising to the occasion (geddit?), it’s Andy and Trinka Smith, Quotidian, Hitchin (Best Bakery)


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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…



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Kim MacLarty, Halsey’s, Hitchin (Best Deli)


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Emma Goulding, Cookery Eatery, Hitchin (Best Children’s Business)


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Paul Wallace, David’s, Letchworth (Best Book Shop)


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Laraine Ellisdon, Home & Colonial, Berkhamsted (Best Emporium)


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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.  

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