A MULTI-AWARD winning Ilkley butchers is in the running to add to its tally of accolades.

Lishman’s of Ilkley has been named as one of the shortlisted finalists in this year’s Q Guild Butchers Smithfield Star Awards which the Q Guild of Butchers has revamped to include a new three star rating system.

All products achieving the highest, three star mark will then be pitched against each other and re-judged to decide the top award in each category.

The awards will be presented at Butchers Hall, London on Tuesday, March 24

A total of 220 products were entered from 29 Q Guild butchers - Lishman’s of Ilkley owner David Lishman is the current Q Guild national Chair - across the country. The judges said: “We felt the range and diversification of products was impressive which, added to some brilliant craft butchery skills, meant we had some tough decisions.”