A Burnham-On-Sea food shop has been nominated for a top award recognising its friendliness to disabled customers.

Kyffins in Victoria Street has been put forward for a 2008 Accessible Somerset Award by a member of the public.

Owners Tom and Sue Kyffin will be attending a ceremony in Taunton on December 3rd when they will find out if their business has won.

“We’re delighted to get a nomination,” Tom, pictured above, told Burnham-On-Sea.com. “It’s come out of the blue, but we do pride ourselves on running a shop that is easily accessible by disabled customers and we’re very pleased this has been recognised.”

The judges include disabled people and representatives from the Councils Equalities Officers Group, and the awards are being run by Somerset County Council and Sedgemoor District Council.

The shop recently was recently named third best health food in the UK by online shopping directory Qype.