A BARRY butcher has been commended for his ability to draw local customers in while also gaining food hygiene rating success.

Anthony Hopkins, of Vic Hopkins & Son, in High Street, has won an award for Love Local Shop Local Best Community Engagement 2013 while also achieving a maximum 5 for his food ‘scores on the doors’.

The shop has been using social media – Facebook and Twitter – to establish a loyal customer base and entice new shoppers in through its doors with a prize draw.