Get ready for the Muddy Stilettos Awards!
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Well howdy doo, I have an exciting announcement to make today. It’s been on the radar or a while, but the Muddy Stilettos Awards are finally coming to town!
I’ve felt for some time that the brilliant places I visit need some celebration, so next month nominations will commence for the absolutely best restaurants, cafes, boutique hotels, B&Bs, interiors shops, country pubs, fashion boutiques, bars, spas, food producers etc in our area.
But this isn’t going to be just what I think. Much of the content on Muddy Stilettos is inspired by recommendations from readers, friends and acquaintances, so the nominations will be coming from YOU when the awards launch on 25 February.
The places with the greatest number of nominations will go through to the next round, at which point I’ll go and check them out personally (just in case there’s a brawler’s pub that’s sneaked onto the list!). A full list of categories will be released next month when the voting goes live.
When the finalists are approved, a second round of voting will take place – all votes counted on the blog so you can see your favourite’s progress – and the victors will be announced on 2 May. Winners in each category will receive
– a Muddy Stilettos Awards Winner’s window rosette
– a trophy
– a dedicated feature in Muddy Stilettos
– publicity in the regional media
Watch this space – info will go up in mid-February. Get ready to vote for your local favourites – they deserve your support!