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Sowerbys wins trophy for best Christmas window display

PUBLISHED: 13:51 18 December 2017 | UPDATED: 13:59 18 December 2017

The Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

The Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

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Estate agents Sowerbys have been judged to have the most festive window display in Dereham in a competition run by the town’s Christmas lights organisers and this newspaper.

EDP reporter Kathryn Cross hands over the trophy for Dereham's best festive shop window to Sowerbys staff. Picture: Ian BurtEDP reporter Kathryn Cross hands over the trophy for Dereham's best festive shop window to Sowerbys staff. Picture: Ian Burt

Judges from the EDP and Dereham Times walked every corner of the town centre to pick their favourite shop window and were unanimous in choosing the design created by the sales negotiators.

Joanna Lobb, Zoe Ryder and Octavia Heath were presented with a trophy by senior reporter Kathryn Cross. Ms Heath said: “We have really tried to throw ourselves into the community spirit. We spent several hours on the display and borrowed props where we could. Other pieces have been specially made by family.”

The team added that they were pleased to see so many businesses getting behind the bid to improve the town’s Christmas lights.

Highly commended were Daisy’s, PACT, Ana’s Deli, Top Cuts and ICare.

The Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian BurtThe Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

EDP reporter Kathryn Cross looking at the Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian BurtEDP reporter Kathryn Cross looking at the Sowerbys Christmas lights in Dereham. Picture: Ian Burt

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