Helping Banchory look bonnie

For the past 12 years Bonnie Banchory has awarded certificates to recognise the efforts of the town’s shopkeepers and businesses in producing floral displays.

Wednesday, 4th August 2021, 7:57 am
Charlie Grant and Kathleen Rooney from StagTowerbank Guest House.

The displays make the town look attractive for both tourists and residents alike.

This year joint awards were given to Taylors and Michies Chemist for the Best Shop display, the Stag and Towerbank Guest House for the Best Business display, and Daisy Mays and Country Ways for the their efforts as new shops.

The Strong Water Company was also recognised as the best innovation with baskets containing botanicals, all of which can be used in cocktails and drinks.

Guy Finlayson from Strong Water Company with Norma Makin of Bonnie Banchory

A spokesperson said: “We really appreciate all the effort that the town’s shops and businesses put in to attract visitors. Thanks to them all and a special thank-you to Country Ways who put up five beautiful hanging baskets even though the shop is not yet open to the public.”

Norma Makin of Bonnie Banchory with Jamie Mowat and Donna Strachan of Daisy Mays.
Margaret Paterson of Bonnie Banchory with Claire McGregor and Tracey Todd of Michies Chemist and (right) Euan Dalgarno from Taylors.