There's still time to vote for your favourite fish & chip shop in Darlington and County Durham- but you'll have to be quick!

To celebrate National Fish & Chip Day on June 6, The Northern Echo has launched a competition that will crown Darlington and County Durham's 'Best Chippy 2024'.  

And you can help decide... 

Northern Echo readers can now nominate their favourite fish & chip shop in Darlington and County Durham via an online voting platform.  

Nominate your top chippy here.

Online nominations will run between Monday, May 20, and Sunday, May 26, with the ten finalists being revealed on Monday, June 3.  

The Northern Echo: The Northern Echo Best Chippy 2024 award

Readers will then be able to vote for their ‘Best Chippy 2024’ by picking up copies of The Northern Echo between June 3 and June 15 - with the winner announced on June 24. 

Speaking as the online nominations for The Northern Echo’s 'Best Chippy 2024' opened, Gavin Foster, Northern Echo editor said: “In Darlington and County Durham we love our chippies. Whether you go for traditional fish & chips, battered burgers, pies or a gravy chip butty, our region’s chippies batter the opposition. 

Nominate your favourite fryer here.

"That’s why the Northern Echo is delighted to launch the search for the Best Chippy so we can recognise and celebrate the fabulous friers in our communities. So what are you waiting for? Get voting now!” 

We’ll be bringing you updates on the chippies nominated in our competition  – so keep an eye out and see if your favourite is featured." 

Who is batter than the rest? Nominate now here.