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Winter Windows

To help celebrate local businesses and their shop windows this festive season, we've launched our Winter Windows shop front competition.

Shop front graphic showing door and two windows, with canopy over door, a Christmas wreath and two Christmas treesWinter Windows is a new competition which invites businesses across the district to share and celebrate their efforts to dress up their shop fronts and windows for Christmas. To enter, businesses just need to send a picture of their festive shop fronts and windows through to us at We will then share the pictures on our Facebook page, where residents will be invited to like their favourite entries.

The winner will be the picture that has received the most likes by the time the competition closes on December 17th, 2021 - with the business taking home the top prize of a £200 voucher; the business that finishes second will win £100, and third place will receive £50.

Please read through the full terms and conditions below before submitting your entry.

Terms and Conditions

This competition is open to all retail and hospitality businesses within the district of East Lindsey. The competition aims to celebrate businesses and their efforts to dress up their shops over the festive season.

To enter businesses must email with a photograph of their shop frontage prior to the competition closing date. Please do not send any photos where people can be identified as these cannot be used. All photographs will be uploaded onto a Winter Windows album on East Lindsey District Council's Facebook page, followers will then be encouraged to like their favourites. Only one photo per business will be uploaded.

You must be the sole author and owner of the copyright for all images entered. You will retain copyright of your entries at all times and always be credited alongside your picture. By entering your images into the competition, you grant East Lindsey District Council an exclusive license to reproduce the images for use on our Social Media pages and Website to promote the local area and businesses.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, East Lindsey District Council excludes its liability for any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by you, whether directly or indirectly and howsoever caused, in connection with the Competition and use of any prize. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall exclude the Council's liability for death or personal injury arising from the Council's own negligence or any other liability that cannot, as a matter of law, be excluded.

You agree to indemnify the Council and keep the Council indemnified against any loss, damage, injury, cost or expense suffered by the Council as a result of your entry in the Competition, including (but not limited to) any claim of infringement of intellectual property rights made by any third party

Photographs will be uploaded within 24 hours of being received, in the case of images being received on a Saturday, Sunday or Bank Holiday they will be uploaded the following working day. Once you submit your image you agree to it being used for any publicity relating to the competition.

The competition closes to entries at midnight on December 13th, 2021; the competition will then come to a close at 5pm 17th December; whichever image has the most likes by this date will receive a voucher worth £200, the second most popular image will receive a voucher worth £100 and the third most popular image will receive a voucher worth £50.

All winners will be contacted w/c December 20th, 2021.