Five streets across Scotland have hosted a socially distant street party to celebrate Scotch Lamb PGI and a strong sense of neighbourliness that has grown during lockdown.

The winning streets won a competition run by QMS to receive a Scotch Lamb BBQ feast for 15 which included locally-sourced ingredients, provided their local Scotch Butchers Club member.

The parties come as many communities report a greater sense of neighbourliness over the past few months, with figures published by the ONS showing that 71% of Britons were confident that if they needed help during the pandemic, other members of their community would support them.

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Lesley Cameron, Director of Marketing and Communications for Quality Meat Scotland, , said: “The aim of the initiative is to encourage everyone in Scotland to get this great tasting and extremely versatile product on their menus.

“We want to celebrate the unsung everyday heroes, including the residents that came together to support one another during the pandemic. There’s no better way to celebrate than by getting out the BBQ and cooking up a locally sourced meal using top quality ingredients like delicious Scotch Lamb, which has been reared by trusted Scottish farmers and enjoys whole-chain quality assurance.

“A huge congratulations to all the winners and the residents of, who are all truly deserving winners of the socially distant street party.”

The street party kits included all the ingredients to create fresh and seasonal Scotch Lamb PGI and Tzatziki Pittas, with the full recipe available here

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