After the fire & refit of the shop, the shop recovered well. He went on to be a Scottish finalist of butcher shop of the year in 2012.
Boghall Butchers claimed a place among the nations best pie makers in 2014, when they received three class champion awrds at the prestigious British pie awards in Melton Mobray in April 2014.
The shop won three class champion awards for its pies one of these being a special catagory 'Pie fit for the hero" where the winning entry was a lamb hot pot pie.
"We are proud of our pies & to gain three class champion awards is a real achievement"
It was in 2015 Boghall Butchers had the joy to be crowned Scottish Butcher shop of the year. Travelling down to be awarded the trophy by Graeme Sharp of the Scottish butchers club.
People have been so good, supported us and pushed us on.
After praising both his staff and his customers for taking him to the most coveted title in the Scottish retail meat trade, Paul went on to say "People have been so good, supported us and pushed us on. I really never thought that it come to the stage where we could be contenders for it, never mind anything else. The fact that we are here now & the fact that we have won it, we will have to concentrate on putting it to good use I am absolutely delighted & it shows that perseverance and hard work have paid off in the end."