WINNERS: The team from Alstonville Quality Meats accept the Alstonville Wollongbar Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award. From left: Bruce Hall, owner Ashley Thomson, Thomas Brown and Lachlan Thomson.
WINNERS: The team from Alstonville Quality Meats accept the Alstonville Wollongbar Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year award. From left: Bruce Hall, owner Ashley Thomson, Thomas Brown and Lachlan Thomson. Graham Broadhead

Sausage Kings snag Plateau award

ALSTONVILLE'S Sausage Kings are also now right royally the business kings of the Plateau.

Alstonville Quality Meats took out the Business of the Year Award at the Alstonville Wollongbar Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held at the Plateau Sports Club last Saturday night.

Owner and butcher Ashley Thomson said winning multiple Sausage King categories since 2012 - and being a finalist again this year - might have helped the business to win the chamber award.

Mr Thomson bought the business in Main St four-and-a-half years ago.

He said he and his team "strive" to do their business name justice, and provide the community of Alstonville with quality meat products.

He said the sausage was the "backbone" of a butcher's business.

And the backbone of Mr Thomson's business is simply that he loves his job.

The team members are also well known for supporting community events.

Award winners

Business of the Year: Alstonville Quality Meats;

Cafe, Restaurants and Hospitality: Savannah Coffee Lounge;

Accommodation: Alstonville Settlers Motor Inn;

Attractions: Summerland House Farm;

Professional Services: Mortgage Choice;

Artists Business Award: Sue Whiteman Alstonville Dance Studios;

Personal and Health Services: Terry White Chemists, Alstonville;

Retail Award: Alstonville Quality Meats;

Trade Services: Mitre 10;

Manufacturing and Industry: TrollDental;

Business in Community Award (highly commended): North Coast Community College;

Business in Community Award: Alstonville Lions Club;

Individual Community Award: Ina le Bas.
 


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