WE have had brilliant entries in our Food and Drink Awards 2018 across the 11 categories.

The deadline for the awards is next Wednesday so before the awards close we will highlight just a handful of the entries.

Trumpet Corner Tearoom and Gallery has been nominated in our Best Cafe or Tearoom section. They make all the customer favourites on site and cater for any special dietary requirement - quality is their top priority.

Their homemade Vintage Afternoon Teas are one of their specialities.

In the Best Food Product (non dairy) Myrtle’s Kitchen has been nominated. The company in Bromyard has spent the last four years creating an award winning chutney and jam. They now have 12 products in their range, all recipes created and developed in-house. Their Herefordshire Hedgerow chutney sits on the shelves of Selfridges in London.

In the Best Butcher category Cornwalls Family Butcher in Ross-on-Wye has been nominated. They only support local producers. Their beef is Longhorn beef supplied and reared at How Caple Court, their lamb is from Upton Bishop. They use free range pigs from Malvern and free range chickens from Springfield Poultry in Leominster. Game is from local shoots from all over Herefordshire.

And finally The Pandy Inn at Dorstone has been nominated for the Community Pub of the Year as since the pub was bought three years ago it is once again at the heart of the community.