shop scoops top award for seventh year running
staff at a Burnham-On-Sea craft shop are celebrating this week
after scooping a top award in a national competition for a seventh
the British Craft Awards in Birmingham, Material Needs in Burnham
High Street was named 'South West Stitching Retailer Of The Year'
after attracting scores of votes from customers.
shop's owners, John and Katharine Edwards, told Burnham-On-Sea.com
this week they are "extremely proud " to have won the
award, which they received during a ceremony held at the NEC in
said: "We are really chuffed and proud that Material Needs
has been recognised in this way once again. It is a tremendous
achievement, not only for us at the shop, but for Burnham-On-Sea
comes 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 once again goes to all those
customers who voted for us. We are very grateful."
Needs has won the overall retailer award for each of four years
as well as the knitting retailer of the year from 2009 to 2012.
The staff at Material Needs with the award outside their shop