Deeping chippie goes for national title

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The Boundary in Market Deeping is one of six chippies from the east of England vying to be crowned regional Independent Takeaway Fish and Chip Shop of the Year.

The six shortlisted shops will compete against each other to become eastern England’s champ and the winner will then be in contention to bag the ultimate title.

The overall winner will be announced at an awards ceremony in London next January.

Opposition comes from Worksop, Grantham, Peterborough, Wells-next-the-Sea and Gorleston.

The shortlisted six been judged on their initial entries by industry experts and subjected to mystery shop visits to secretly rate their businesses.

These shops will now be further appraised in order to establish a UK top 20 that will compete for prestigious regional titles.

Paul Williams, CEO of Seafish, said: “Every year we see the standard of shops getting higher and higher and this year will be no exception. “Seafish has been running the awards for 26 years and the calibre demonstrates the battle for the title will be as fierce as ever.