GALLERY: Awards presented to Christmas window winners across the Causeway Coast and Glens

Shop owners and businesses have been praised for creating beautiful Christmas window displays in towns and villages across the Causeway Coast and Glens.

Thursday, 27th December 2018, 11:15 am
Updated Thursday, 10th January 2019, 10:58 am
Ann Stewart from J.J. McCollams, runner-up of the Christmas window competition in Cushendall.

Their efforts provided a warm welcome to shoppers and visitors while greatly enhancing the festive atmosphere.

Applauding all those who took part, the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers said: “The level of creativity and artistic skill has been quite amazing. This year, the Council has been promoting a ‘Shop, Eat, Enjoy Local’ Christmas campaign to stimulate support for our shops and businesses. The beautiful window displays are real attractions in our towns for both residents and visitors, helping to create a welcoming atmosphere and encouraging people to spend more time in our local businesses.”

Here’s some of the participants and winners.

Jo Healy from Just Because, winner of the Christmas window competition in Cushendall.
Amanda Stephens from The Designerie, runner-up of the Christmas window competition in Bushmills.
Karen Carleton from Carletons Corner Shop, winner of the Christmas window competition in Bushmills.
Anne Henry from Flowers @ Annes, winner of the Christmas window competition in Ballycastle, receives her award from the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers.
Katy Clark from Katys Krafty Kreations, runner-up of the Christmas window competition in Ballycastle, receives her award from the Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Councillor Brenda Chivers.