Award for Laura’s shop

Tracy and Laura with their award
Tracy and Laura with their award

Laura’s Gift Shop, Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, was nominated and received a ‘Specially Commended’ Certificate (Top 6) in the ‘Independent Retailer of the year 2016 section at Dumfries and Galloway Life Magazine Awards Dinner at Easterbrook Hall last Thursday night.

A delighted Laura said: “It was an honour and a privilege to just be there and, on a personal note, a lovely way to celebrate my 40 years working in retail on the main street in Newton Stewart.

“Thank you to all my customers as well as my sister Tracy who has worked alongside me for nearly 30 years.