Best of Broxtowe Borough Awards 2017

Best of Broxtowe Borough Awards 2017

The Best of Broxtowe Awards 2017 were held on Thursday 22nd June to honour our local community heroes and businesses following nominations from the public.

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Congratulations to all of our winners who help make Broxtowe a great place to live, work and spend leisure time.

The awards, were organised by Broxtowe Borough Council in conjunction with The Nottingham Post are a unique opportunity to celebrate everything that is great about the borough.

The winners are:

Local Hero Award - Derek Burnett

An individual who has made a tangible difference to life in the borough - an unsung hero who puts a smile on people’s faces and is committed to the area.

Runners up: Sharon Hands and Stewart Craven

Young Achiever Award - Finley Unwin

A young person who has shown major potential - a rising star who is someone to watch in the future.

Runners up: Oliver Murdock and Tean Lancashire

Food & Drink Establishment Award - Greenhood's Coffee House

A business that produces or sells fantastic food and drink. The judges will be looking at quality, provenance and presentation and want to hear about the best place for a cuppa, pint, pizza, pie or pastry.

Runners up: Madhatters Tearoom and Eats N Treats

Sports Personality of the Year - Jo Saxton

A local team, club or individual who has consistently excelled or defied the odds, putting the borough on the sporting map.

Runners up: Jade Kennerell and Kyle Ross-Waddell

Enabling the Community Award - Middle Street Resource Centre

A business or organisation that really goes the extra mile to help individuals, groups and community projects or simply enhances life in the area.

Runners up: Forces in the Community and Rumbletums Café

Family Business of the Year - My Fabric Place

A vibrant business with a family at the heart of its operations, which helps give the borough its special local feel.

Runners up: Fred Hallam Ltd and The Sanctuary Coffee House

New Business of the Year - Smarty Paws

A business established since January 2015. The judges will be looking for a brilliant idea that enhances the offer already available in the area.

Runners up: Frustrated Chef and The Beeston Brownie Company

Retailer of the Year - Meat 4 U

A successful retail business of any size - whether independent or part of a chain - which contributes to the mix that makes the borough such a great place to live and shop.

Runners up: Two Little Magpies and Igazu

Small Business of the Year - Onyx Goldsmiths

A business that employs 20 staff or less engaged in any form of trade that helps shape the diverse offer for which the borough has become known.

Runners up: SWA Design and Treehuggery

Health, Hair & Beauty Retailer of the Year - The Beauty Lounge

Honouring all types of hair salons, barbers, treatment centres and beauty businesses which excel at keeping people in the borough looking and feeling good.

Runners up: Mint Hair Boutique and Sheila Hart

Local Website of the Year - Stapleford Community Group

A well-designed community or business website that is easy to use and keeps people in the community informed about what’s happening in the local area or puts the borough in the spotlight.

Pride of Broxtowe Borough Award - Jill Barnes 

This award will be presented to a nominee that deserves special recognition for the outstanding contribution they have made to the community, chosen by the judges.


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