Plaisir could bring shop Oscars to Biggar

Clare Yuille and Anthony Bowers in their Plaisir shop, High Street, Biggar'23/4/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
Clare Yuille and Anthony Bowers in their Plaisir shop, High Street, Biggar'23/4/11'Picture by Lindsay Addison
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THE news that it is up for two awards in a major national `top shop’ competition this month has given the owners of an independent Biggar business great pleasure...or great Plaisir, to be exact...

And the owners of the gift boutique will be more than able to take to the stage to accept their prizes if they win, as both are professional actors as well as shopkeepers!

Pulling off what looks like a winning performance in opening a new business in the teeth of the financial crisis in 2009 are thespians Claire Yuille and Anthony Bowers who are up for two business `Oscars’ at the Greats Independent Gift Retailer Awards 2011.

For more on this story, pick up a copy of this week’s Carluke and Lanark Gazette.