Heckington butcher Gary up for second regional award

Gary Simpson of Simpsons Butchers, with some of his Lincolnshire Sausages. EMN-141109-150247001
Gary Simpson of Simpsons Butchers, with some of his Lincolnshire Sausages. EMN-141109-150247001

Heckington butcher Gary Simpson and his business is in the running for an honour in this year’s Butcher’s Shop of the Year Awards.

G. Simpson Butchers, of Cameron Street, Heckington, has been shortlisted for regional Butcher’s Shop of the Year title - a prize it collected in 2013.

First generation butcher Gary Simpson started the business in 2000 and now has shops in Heckington, Sleaford and Lincoln.

The awards are organised by the Meat Trades Journal.

Judges will be visiting all the finalists to select the winners to be announced on November 14 at the Rosewood London Hotel.