Published November 18, 2016 at 13:44
The Rossendale Business Awards were a huge success this year, demonstrating the strong, expansive business offer the Valley is home to.
The event, run by Valley at Work, marked its 7th year this year, and each time it gets bigger and better. The selection of winners on the evening demonstrated the strength in tourism, creative business and enterprising people in Rossendale.
Information on the category sponsors, the winners and those highly commended is documented below
Rossendale Council would like to thanks the organisers for the event and congratulate all those who were nominated, and those that went on to win awards.
|Rossendale Business Award Winners 2016|
|Business of the Year||Cassons||Arthouse Ltd.|
|Made In Rossendale||Beta Group||Rossendale Bespoke Timber|
|New Business||Rossendale Borough Council||Howarths Estates Limited||Spectrum One Salon Group Ltd|
|Customer Friendly Business||Farrow and Farrow and Dementia Friendly Rossendale||Dearden Tea Rooms||Daley Wilson Photography|
|Enterprising Young Person||Rossendale’s High Schools||Molly Cross and Chloe Westwell||Benjamin Lord and Grace Mellors|
|MicroBusiness||Business Over Breakfast (North West)||Stanley Jacks Ltd||Mather Gallery|
|Independent Retailer||Rawtenstall Chamber of Commerce||Lifestylish.com.||Fresh.|
|Creative Business||GrowTraffic||Kidult and Co|
|Community Business||Woodcocks Howarth and Nuttall Solicitors||The Whitaker (CIC)||Civic Pride and Rossendale Hospice|
|Tourism Business||Promoting Rossendale Board||Flightdeck Experience Ltd||Rossendale Leisure Trust Ltd.|
|Part-Time Business||Winter Solicitors||Dawn Rose Jewellery||Kidult and Co|
|Employer of the Year||Metis HR||Riley’s Butchers|
|Apprenticeship||Rossendale Bespoke Timber||Tufties Hair and Beauty||Headmasters|
|Sole Trader||SmartyPants Solutions||Joint Winners – Catherine Smyth Media; Liz Henson Photography|
|Enterprising Woman||Soroptimist International of Rossendale||Chris Moffatt (Owner of Headmasters)|
|Pride of our Valley||Hazelwood Homecare||Joint Winners; Bacup and Stacksteads Carnival Organisation; Barry Hyde; Friends of Snig Hole; Leesa Amin; Primrose Wings; Wonderful Things Ltd.|
|The Valley at Work Award||Valley at Work||Flightdeck Experience||Kidult & Co|