craft shop is named best in UK for fourth year running
staff at a Burnham-On-Sea craft shop are celebrating this week
after scooping several top awards in a national competition for
a fourth year running.
the British Craft Awards in Birmingham, Material Needs in Burnham
High Street was named the 'Stitching Retailer Of The Year' for
the whole UK after attracting scores of votes from customers.
also received awards for the 'South West Stitching Retailer Of
The Year' and 'South West Knitting Retailer Of The Year'.
shop's owners, John and Katharine Edwards, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
on Friday they are "extremely proud " to have won the
awards, which they received during a ceremony held at the NEC
said: "We are very proud that Material Needs has been recognised.
These are tremendous achievements, not only for us at the shop,
but for Burnham-On-Sea and Somerset."
come with the hard work of our staff and services dedicated to
serving the needs of customers, plus the considerable support
of our customers. A big thank you goes to all those customers
who voted for us. We are very grateful."
Needs has won the overall retailer award for four years and has
been named the best stitching retailer in the south west for six
years from 2007 to 2012.
The staff at Material Needs holding the awards on Friday outside
their shop in Burnham-On-Sea's High Street