Welshpool Regional Final — the results
THE second Young Traders Market regional final was held in north Wales, with Welshpool doing the honours.
The eight successful traders pictured below are now eligible to take part in the National Final at Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire during the August bank holiday weekend, where they will be joined by winners from the nine other regional finals being held in July and August.
Judges for the Welshpool event were Coun Alison Davies, Town Mayor; Coun Carol Robinson, Deputy Town Mayor; and Chris Birdsell, Manager, The Royal Oak Hotel, Welshpool.
Overall winner and joint arts and crafts category winner Nick Smart (Idris Emporium)
Arts and crafts joint category winner Sarah Whitworth (Melted and Scented by Sarah)
Groceries category winner Annie Benzie (Annie’s Bakes)
Winner general retail category Simran Bansal (Sims Boutique)
Highly commended groceries category Leah Woodcock (Leah’s Bakes)
Highly commended food and drink category Nathan
Highly commended general retail Tayshan Languedoc-Butt (Earth Elixir Haircare)
Highly commended arts and crafts category Alana Jones (Alana Jane Jewellery)