Vote for your best butcher

Glyn Thomas & Sons

Customers of Glyn Thomas & Son butchers in Lindfield have given new owner John Cottenham their seal of approval – voting with their feet and their smart phones!Just three months after taking over the High Street shop, John has been delighted to find that he is in th running to become ‘Sussex Butcher of the Year 2017’  – thanks to nominations from customers.

“We’ve had a wonderful welcome,” said John who, following interviews over the phone and face to face, is one of 10 finalists in the contest, part of the annual Sussex Food and Drink Awards.

“The judges are looking for businesses which strive to find locally sourced products, which is exactly what we aim to do,” he said.“We pride ourselves on working with food producers who are as passionate about their products as we are.”

Customers have until 24th September to vote for John and his staff Josh Whitington and Nicola Whatford. To cast your vote, visit