Dolans scoop top award

Sacha and Donna Dolan (left) from the Travellers’ Rest with their winner’s trophy, and the category sponsor, John Carr from Costa Express. The Strabane business scooped top spot for Forecourt of the Year at the recent Neighbourhood Retail Awards 2017.

IT was all smiles for one local family business recently after their service station received a top accolade at the Neighbourhood Retailer Awards.

Dolan’s Traveller’s Rest scooped the top prize for Forecourt of the Year (category one) at the gala event which took place in The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Belfast.

Speaking at the awards ceremony Sacha Dolan owner of Topaz Traveller’s Rest which is based on the Lifford Road said “We are delighted to have won the Forecourt of the Year award.


“Innovation and great customer service are two hugely important factors for us.

“Through Topaz’s superior retail offering we are proud to provide our loyal customers with a stellar service and state-of-the-art facilities.”

Mr Dolan added “We are extremely grateful for the award and we hope to continue impressing both customers and the wider retail industry.”

Now in its nineteenth year, the award ceremony is the leading grocery retail event in the North and recognises innovative, forward-thinking retailers who have made an outstanding contribution to the retail sector.

Each category is independently and rigorously judged by retail evaluators Spotcheck and it is widely regarded as the North’s premier awards event, both locally and nationally.