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9:48am Saturday 29th August 2009
MANY dozens of shops – from local butchers and city centre food outlets to suburban delis and remote village stores – were nominated for The Press Shop Of The Year award.
1:12pm Tuesday 25th August 2009
A CUSTOMER of a York farm shop that has only been open for three months has nominated the business for The Press Shop Of The Year award.
1:11pm Tuesday 25th August 2009
Bridal wear retailer Andrea Bambridge is also in the running to win the award.
1:07pm Tuesday 25th August 2009
A farm shop in contention is Home Farm at Beningbrough, near York.
10:40am Saturday 22nd August 2009
A BRIDE-TO-BE has nominated the bridal shop from which she bought her wedding dress for The Press’s Shop Of The Year award.
10:39am Saturday 22nd August 2009
VILLAGERS are always assured of a warm greeting when visiting S & A Barkers, in Nether Poppleton, says customer Nigel Peacock.
9:52am Friday 21st August 2009
YORK is very lucky to have a “real gem” like One, says customer Carrie Geddes.
9:53am Friday 21st August 2009
A CAMERA shop has been nominated for the Shop Of The Year award by a local politician in recognition of its manager’s hard work – and its willingness to give him a job when he was unemployed and desperate for work.
9:54am Friday 21st August 2009
AN ANTIQUARIAN and rare book shop – described as one of the best in Britain – has been nominated for The Press Shop of the Year award.
11:48am Thursday 20th August 2009
A YORK hardware store described as the “hub of the community” has also been nominated for the Shop Of The Year award.
11:48am Thursday 20th August 2009
A PERFUMERY where staff can spend up to 20 minutes ensuring customers get the right fragrance is another business to be nominated for the Shop Of The Year award.
11:47am Thursday 20th August 2009
IT provides not only delicious food but also training and work experience for adults with learning disabilities.
12:00pm Wednesday 19th August 2009
A TRAVEL agency has been hailed for saving the holiday of two York families after they were stranded at an airport.
9:17am Tuesday 18th August 2009
A BUTCHER’S shop which has been trading for less than two years has been nominated for The Press’ Shop Of The Year Award.
9:23am Monday 17th August 2009
A VINTAGE and retro store which started life on York Market has been nominated for The Press’s Shop Of The Year Award.
11:05am Friday 14th August 2009
AS WELL as providing “the most wonderful selection of locally-produced meat”, the latest competitor for The Press Shop Of The Year title is described as recreating “the essence of days gone by” by happy customers.
11:17am Thursday 13th August 2009
THE latest contender for The Press Shop Of The Year award has been described as a “little slice of heaven that is shaking up the perception that second hand clothes are cheap and nasty.”
1:28pm Wednesday 12th August 2009
A RECESSION-BUSTING coffee house where the staff have become like a close-knit family is today’s contender for The Press Shop Of The Year award.
12:06pm Tuesday 11th August 2009
IT’S the kind of shop where staff go “that extra mile” for their customers – and now Foxwood Newsagents has been nominated for The Press Shop Of The Year award.
9:01am Saturday 8th August 2009
ABOUT 30 years ago, Cathy Paver opened a shoe shop in York. Today, there are dozens of Pavers stores across the British Isles and although Mrs Paver, who is now in her 80s, has officially retired she still keeps a hand in the business, going to the company’s head office every day.