The deadline is fast approaching for the Midlothian and East Lothian Food and Drink Awards.

They recognise the success of the region’s food and drink industry and the awards are open to food and drink businesses including suppliers, chefs, restaurants, pubs and hoteliers.

There are eight categories to be won and you can enter multiple categories. Entry is free and the closing date is January 31.

Winners will be announced on March 26 at Eskmills, Musselburgh and contact Mia Gilchrist on 0131 603 5040 or email for more details.