Today we announce the finalists in the West Norfolk Mayor’s Business Awards 2016 and what a talented and innovotive bunch they are!
The Mayor’s Business Awards, organised by West Norfolk Council in association with the Lynn News, strives to recognise the best and brightest in commercial practice with the borough.
There are eight awards up for grab on the night.
They are Mayor’s Award for Business of the Year; Innovator of the Year; Small Growing Business fo the Year; Customer Care; Independent Retailer of the Year; Leisure and Tourism Award; Business Person of the Year; Community Event of the Year and Apprentice/Trainee of the Year.
The judges from the sponsors have looked through the nominees and after much deliberation – and the standard was once again very high – chosen those who are the finalists in each category.
Mayor’s Award (sponsored by West Norfolk Council) – Carter Accommodation Ltd, Setch; BookLife, Denney Road, Lynn; Mars Foods UK, Hansa Road, Lynn.
Business Person of the Year (sponsored by Brown & Co) – Mark Kacary, Norfolk Deli, Hunsanton; Lisa Wise, Dedicated Care East Anglia Ltd, Hamlin Way, Lynn.
Leisure and Tourism (sponsored by the Lynn News) – Majestic Cinema, Tower Street, Lynn; True’s Yard, North Street, Lynn; Massey & Co, Tuesday Market Place, Lynn..
Independent retailer (sponsored by Iliffe Media) – Majestic Cinema, Tower Street, Lynn; The Bottom Drawer Bridal Boutique, High Street, Lynn.
Customer Care (sponsored by Larksfleet) – Manor Farm, Fincham; Majestic Cinema, Tower Street, Lynn; The Bottom Drawer Bridal Boutique, high Street, Lynn; Dedicated Care East Anglia Ltd, Hamlin Way, Lynn.
Small Growing Business (sponsored by Mapus-Smith & Lemmon) – King’s Arms, Shouldham; Krystal Kleaning, Fern Road, Lynn; Vets 1 Group, Crimplesham.
Innovator (Norfolk & Waveney Enterprise Services NWES) – Jonathan Lofthouse of Carers Elite, Downham; Peter Lawrence of Human Capital Department, KLIC, lynn; Ethan Crown of Social Plugged, South Wootton.
The apprentice/traineee sponsored by the College of West Anglia will be announced on the night.
The full run down of the Community Event of the Year contenders –which will be decided by a poll of Lynn News readers – can be found on the centre pages today. Cast your vote for your favourite.
The black-tie Mayor’s Business Awards presentation evening will be held on Friday, March 3, at the Alive Corn Exchange in Lynn.
It is always one of the highlights of the civic year, here in West Norfolk.
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