A north-east fish frier has been shortlisted in a national competition.
Alex Walker of Lows Traditional Fish and Chips in Westhill, was named best in Scotland in the Drywite Young Fish Frier of the Year Competition, part of the National Fish and Chip Awards.
The 22-year-old is part of the shortlist for the title, and will be going head to head with five other candidates across the UK.
Lows Traditional Fish and Chips was also recently recognised as best in Scotland.
Marcus Coleman, chief executive at Seafish, who is behind the competition, said: “We’re extremely proud of the top six candidates, who have showcased their skills and talent at every stage of the judging process.
“They are the future of the fish and chip industry and we wish them all the very best of luck in the final round and beyond.”
The winner will be announced at a ceremony in January.