Business Successes

In the current difficult financial climate, it’s always welcome to hear of local businesses thriving. It’s equally welcome when those businesses are recognised by their customers for outstanding services and products.

D&G Autocare’s Fast Fit garage on Pitreavie Industrial Estate was recently named Scotland’s “Garage of the Year” by Motor Codes, the motor industry’s regulatory body. In addition, customers have voted the D&G Autocare Group as best MOT centres in Scotland and fourth best in the UK. Read more of this post

S4M-06790: Stephens Wins Scottish Baker of the Year

That the Parliament congratulates Stephens of Dunfermline on winning Scottish Baker of the Year 2013; understands that this family-owned craft bakery is famous locally for its steak bridies and morning rolls and that both products earned recognition in the competition, with morning rolls winning best in category; understands that 15,000 customers from Stranraer to Shetland voted for their favourite bakery products, which were then judged by a panel of independent experts including the artisan baker, Robert Ross, and various retired master bakers; notes that Stephens was also runner-up in in 2012, which was the competition’s first year; considers that Stephens is important to the local economy, with 165 staff, 14 shops and 59 franchise stores, and congratulates Stephens on its 140th anniversary in May, which coincided with this endorsement from the industry.

Supported by: Colin Beattie, David Torrance, Mike MacKenzie, Richard Lyle, Kenneth Gibson, Bill Kidd, Stuart McMillan, Murdo Fraser, Kevin Stewart, Nigel Don, Angus MacDonald, Jean Urquhart, Maureen Watt, Gil Paterson

Date Lodged: 30/05/2013