C Nicholson & Sons Butchers of Whitley Bay picked up a brace of gold awards with its caramelised onion Scotch eggs and fresh and tasty Spanish chicken at the Smithfield Awards to add to its centenary celebrations.

A total of 479 products from 54 Q Guild butchers, nearly half of the national membership, were entered for the eight categories this year and judged by a panel of experts including Matthew Fort, Guardian food and drink editor for more than a decade and judge on the BBC’s The Great British Menu.

C Nicholson & Sons, Park Street, Whitley Bay, NE26 3QN,

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